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It was fifty years ago that man, well two men, walked on
the moon. In fact they jumped about a bit too I seem to remember. It's all to
do with the lower gravity up there.
We only deal with the gravest gravity here at Winamop,
everything is deadly serious.. apart from the things that aren't of course,
which - come to think of it - is quite a lot of it!
May I draw your attention to some new product out there by
our contributors? KJ Hannah Greenberg's newest volume of poetry, The
has just been launched by Seashell Books and Martin Green's latest compilation
of short stories called
II, Stories, Observations & Essays is out in a Kindle edition.
So now you know. Enough of my waffling, let's get into the
new edition, it's packed with good stuff.
Aubrey Malone. Back in 1969,
exactly fifty years ago, a young man was about to leave rural County Mayo for a
new life in Dublin. Meanwhile on the moon the Eagle had landed. Read A Small
M. E. Neiberg is just starting out
on her writing career, so obviously she's new to Winamop! This story is about
caves - well, it features some caves - but really it's about longing. See what
you think in An Unexpected Find.
Martin Green visits an
Independence Day barbecue in this story. There are always new people to
meet and new opinions to take on board at this kind of event aren't there?
(Don't forget Martin's new book on Amazon.)
Sunita Thind has been a model, a
primary and secondary school teacher and a make up artist,
[BIO] but now has found time to devote to writing.
Here is her first piece for us called The Island of Death Behind
Pulau Blakang (Malay).
Simon King looks into the lives of
famous characters and imagines a pivotal day. This time it's chess grandmaster
Bobby Fischer in his hotel on the day before his match against Boris
KJ Hannah Greenberg returns to
poetry and her word-smithery ranges over sadness, conflict and romances. The
stuff of poetry.. Read Lacrimation - Foodstuffs of the Heart and
Kowtowing to Social Fads: A Tragic Romance.
Jack Henry has been a long time
away, about ten years.. but he's back now with three new poems: Mayakovsky -
relapse and a call to prayers. Don't make it so long next time
Bruce J. Berger was last with us in
March with his Prose poem in Three Parts which
you might like to catch up on. This time he brings us a hard-hitting poem
called On the Border. Donald won't like it..
That's all for this month. I'm pleased with that
collection, I'm sure you will have found something to enjoy and I hope you'll
be back for more.
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Until we meet again.
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