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May is a supposed to be the "merry month" and I'm
certainly happy because I have received a fine collection of submissions this
Most pleasing is the fact that five of the pieces are from
new contributors, as we have already celebrated our 19th birthday (May 5th) it
looks like we'll make it to 20 - thanks to you all, stalwarts and newbies
One announcement before we start; Mark Anthony Pearce
wants to let you know that his sixth book She Smells Dead People is
now available to order from
Press. Get yours today!
Right, let's get started..
Carol Cole is new to Winamop [BIO], welcome Carol! Her story is about a
recently widowed woman who has plans that her daughter may disagree with. It's
called Checking Out the List.
KJ Hannah Greenberg's story sheds
new and disturbing light on the life of Rosemary the tooth-fairy. Tulip is on
an epic mission in Far from the White Pass & Yukon
Mike Hickman's story is about a man
in therapy for a traumatic experience that he had when he was seven.. or was
that the whole story? It's called Not the Boy, Nor the Man.
Sal Difalco is a Toronto-based poet
and short story writer who is new to Winamop. His first story for us is called
What Whisky Will Not Cure and is a salutary tale.
KJ Hannah Greenberg again brings us
a collection of her photography of flowers and plants. Here are six more
Terry Brinkman. Has a new piece of
art called Teacher. It's on his art page where you can see all
his other pictures too.
KJ Hannah Greenberg again brings us
poetry in addition to the story and photography. The three poems are:
Jazzed Words - Random Accounts through Tempera Paint and
The Borrowed Chairs.
C. E. Hoffman. Is new to Winamop
[BIO] and debuts with this nice little poem
called: Atomic (not a Blondie reference). You'll enjoy it.
D. R. James is also new to Winamop
[BIO] and brings six poems: As
recollecting wanes, - Flanked by Fallacies - My Wife Practices a Psychotherapy
on Me Using the Dissociative Experiences Scale - Not-Still Life
with Columns, Balconies, and Gossamer - Once, Subdivided and
S.F. Wright completes the quintet
of new contributors this month [BIO]. His
poem tells of a small amount of Progress in the life of a
Vincent O'Connor Returns with a
poem for the times, it's called Drooling on Zoom. We've all done
it. No? Just me and Vince then...
Terry Brinkman. Is here again with
a new selection of poetry. This time it's four Sonnets: CLXXV - CCCLXII -
CCCLXVI and CCCXXXII.
Well that's cheered up a miserable day in Scotland, so
much for spring.. I wish I hadn't cast my clout now!
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