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As we fall into autumn (a bit of a pun, sorry..) the
weather here at Winamop command and control centre has turned wet and windy. A
good time to be sitting inside reading this august journal. Of course if your
weather is fine then it's also a good time to sit outside reading Winamop on
your ICD (Internet Connected Device, evidently..). If you are reading on a
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Parish notices this time concern JD DeHart who has a new
book of poems out called A Five Year Journey, available at
Big Publications. We have some great poetry by JD on the site this time
Gary Beck tells me that he has another new book: Dogs Don't Send
Flowers now available through
Waffle over, let's get on to the content..
Andrew Lee-Hart's story this time
is about an elderly lady who treasures a passionate poem written for her in her
youth by a now-famous poet. He's coming to town to do a reading soon, perhaps
he'll remember her? It's called Cleopatra.
Kevan Youde brings us a day in the
life of a detective called to the scene of an attack. A familiar scenario leads
him to believe that this may be the work of a serial killer he'd been looking
for. Read Never saw it coming.
J.B. Pick left a large archive of
unpublished work which we occasionally dip into. Here is a story from his early
days, a somewhat spooky tale called The Phantoms.
JD DeHart has a new book out (see
above) and to whet your appetite here are five poems. The first three The
Fate of Our Forest Home, Herd Instinct and A Night for Neighbors are
new work. We also have and The Whale in the Sky and On the
John Sweet is back with five great
new poems. Check out - houses burn - one after kahlo - your enemy's
momentum, your lover's god - dolorosa and in the age of gold.
KJ Hannah Greenberg's poetry makes
you think. That must be the purpose of any written thing surely? Sometimes the
thinking slows the flow of the poetry, so just pause and give it another read.
It'll be worth it.
Vince O'Connor has written a new
poem for us, it's about insomnia. It won't send you to sleep!
We've had more poems than stories this month, so come on
story-tellers let's have some more prose next time!
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