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This month is often described as "flaming June" but this
year is more like "flooding June" over here in the dis-United Kingdom of
I've got my wellies on as I type this just in case the
heavens open again.
There's plenty of sunshine in the Winamop inbox though, we
have stories and poems galore. So shut the windows and draw the curtains,
there's no point in going out there and getting wet when you can stay indoors
and read Winamop!
Off we go:
KJ Hannah Greenberg is advocating
getting along with others. Who can argue with that as a sentiment in this
troubled world? Read Sugar, Spice, Earthworms, and Entrails.
Andrew Lee Hart takes us back to
the 17th century for this story of love in difficult times. It's called simply;
Gardens, but there's more to it than that..
Simon King goes inside the heads of
famous names from the past. This time he imagines the night before a big match
in the hotel room of Argentinian soccer manager Marcelo Bielsa back in 2002 as
he prepared for the FIFA World Cup in Tokyo.
Martin Green is approaching his
tenth decade and feeling somewhat upset by recent events in his life. But
there's always something to lift the mood. His tale is called A Day In
JD DeHart is a thinker, get on
board his train of thought and read Word Bubbles - Take Two - In the
World and I Want to Be in a Comic Book.
David Boski's new collection of
poems is tinged with sadness. Here we have All We'll Have Left - Hours of
Chaos - Feel Better - Crying Game and Luck's Run Out.
John Grey can always be relied
upon to come up with some great ideas. This time we have She Was Never The
Crash Victim - Drunken - Disturbance, 2.00 AM - The 70'S Strangler and
Early Morning, Northern Woods.
Not bad eh? Now you've read Winamop why not put fingers to
keyboard and contribute yourself? It's probably still raining outside..
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If we aren't carried away on the tide I'll see you next
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