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Hooray! We're back on track with a fine collection of
stories, art and poetry. Thanks to all our contributors, many of whom have
contributed multiple items.
I am also very pleased to introduce new contributor Mike
Hickman to the fold, see his story below.
Before we get into it I must just tell you that prolific
writer and some-time Winamop contributor Gary Beck has a new book of poetry
out, it's called "Motifs" and is available through
Here we go then..
Mike Hickmanis new to Winamop
[BIO] and introduces himself with a tale of
hapless lecturer Adrian, who's career was going nowhere until he got given the
"how to teach" module. Could it be the making of him? Read Adrians
Goldfish Bowl and see..
Martin Green returns with two short
stories. The first is Walking with My Son is a wistful memory and
Top of The Mark is about a young man taking a momentous step in
Terry Brinkman has contributed a
short story, art work and three poems this time. Thanks Terry! The story is
called Wright's Pond and is a childhood memoir.
Eric Suhem is back and his story
concerns an accountant - not usually the most interesting of people - but
Nesbit has a plan to make himself successful. What plan is this? Find out in
KJ Hannah Greenberg has been
eavesdropping on communications with the moon. There's a colony up there these
days and it's a busy social whirl! Find out about all the goings-on in
Welcome To The Moon.
KJ Hannah Greenberg again brings us
some of her art. This time it comprises original works and photographs.
Terry Brinkman has added another
picture to his collection of, now thirteen, art works. Have a look at
Norris, and all the others too if you like.
Mark Anthony Pearce returns with a
new collection of wonderful poems. They are: A Pseudo Faust In The Covid
Age - You Gotta Do What You Gotta Do - Harden Road - Poor Ethelwald - Haruspex
On Braggs Lane - Knitting Helps His Anger Issues and A Smile As
Sad As Sunday.
George Gad Economou is still
leading a dissolute life in these five poems: Dead is the Night - routine
- a plea to the gods - the dancer and weekend.
Terry Brinkman, in addition to the
story and the art, has three poems for us! They are: Our House - Sonnet
CCCXI and Sleepy Whale 441.
Well that's it for now, we've reached the end of this
bumper edition. I hope that you found something you liked?
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Winamop will be back in August with another collection of
good stuff. Do come back and try it.
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