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Summer-time and the livin' is easy.. Time for a small but
perfectly-formed edition of Winamop perhaps?
I must first tell you about Gary Beck's new publications:
He has a chapbook "Voices of War" out on
Atlantean Publishing, and a paperback/Kindle poetry collection
called "Blunt Force" available through
Amazon. What a busy fellow he is!
Also busy are our stalwart contributors this month, a
select band of the finest writers and poets around..
Jane Seaford returns to Winamop
with a super story about a marriage on the rocks and an unexpected relationship
which follows. It's called The Atheist and God.
Harry Downey is back with a story
about a cricketer, a dog owner and most exceptional man. Knowledge of cricket
is not necessary in order to enjoy - The Eyes Have It.
Martin Green describes a February
day in the life of an octogenarian living in a Sacramento retirement community.
Well, it can't be that bad can it? At least the weather's always nice in
KJ Hannah Greenberg continues in
her poetic vein this month. Here are I Gave You Me - Some Boats and
Juliet Capulet, Her Nurse, and the Moon. Some of her best yet.
Sofia Kioroglou has written us a
new poem. I'm sure you've had a dream in which you were achieving something
wonderful? Like perfect gymnastics perhaps?.
John D Robinson
[BIO] continues his poetic journey through the harder
side of life with power and humour. Here are: What Is It? - 1st Time Gloves
On - A Vasectomy And Sibelius - A Bright Sunshine and
A.J. Huffman brings us five new
poems this month. Enjoy My Mind Recedes - I Dream In Shark - Of Hive - I Am
Building and A Touch of Champagne.
A nice diversion from the tedium of another day on planet
I must get out more!
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