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Well, we've kind of got used to it being 2020 now haven't
we? I don't think I've typed 2019 by mistake for a couple of weeks now!
So let's carry on as if nothing's happening in the world,
and enjoy another super edition of Winamop.
Our dedicated band of contributors has been working hard
to bring you some fine stories and poetry this month and I'm very pleased to
welcome poet Keith Woodhouse to the fold.
Here we go..
Andrew Lee-Hart takes us forward in
time to a period after something terrible has happened. Things are rather
different to today, although the settings are familiar. Read Turmoil
(A Story From Troublesome Times).
Kushal Poddar introduced himself
with some poems last month, this time he brings us two pieces of flash fiction:
Parallels and Fish. Short but sweet (the stories,
not the fish).
Adam Kluger. Blake Schnellenberg
has had a lot of trouble with Mitzie (Winamop passim) but she's gone - hasn't
she? Read The Problem with Mitzie is Resolved and find out.
Simon King loves to get inside the
heads of historical figures and today he takes us to the end of medieval
theologian Meister Eckhart's life. It's called Eckhart
KJ Hannah Greenberg has been
thinking of dunderdoodles, love and rangolis in poetic form. The poems are:
Can I be Rare, Too? - Teenage Infatuation and Of Bandoliers
JD DeHart has a bumper collection
of poems for us this time. They were once published in Eye On Life Magazine but
we are pleased to give them a new home. They are: Photos at the Graveyard
- Standby - Superhero City - Missing Dog Metaphors - Soothsayer - Start Stop -
Fargments of the World and Fried Mushrooms.
Fabrice B. Poussin brings us some
lovely poems. They are Hug the Pain - Making Amends - Rebuilding the
Thread - The Hearse and Walking to Eternity.
[BIO] is based in Totnes, Devon, and has many
published poems under his belt. He introduces himself to us with
Cassandra - Mental Hospital - Moonfelt - Pisces Moon and
RP Verlaine is also new to Winamop
and has five poems for us: Old Dogs At Play - Flux of cycles on hold -
Jesse 5 - Cruise Ship Entertainment and Kinder
G David Schwartz is not new to
Winamop, he's been with us for many years! This time there are four bite-size
fun verses: Scary Movies - Happiness Is A Gift - The Cloud Looked Like A
Bunnyand Oh My My.
That's yer lot for now, there'll be more next month.
I already have some new material ready to go into the
March edition so it should be another good one.
Do call back in March to find out if it is.
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