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Provisional cover for the upcoming issue, featuring Haiga art work by Gabriel Rosenstock and Ion Codrescu. Submissions for our Eastern poetic forms specialism as well as other textual and visual work remain open. 7 more words

Creative Writing

A Woman Called Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

A Woman Called Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1715)
by Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723)

Extemporaneous Lines
Alexander Pope, 1688-1744

On a Portrait of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Painted by Kneller… 182 more words


‘Tings are quite’ – Scribblers and Slow Art

Sad red cats and weird bed-cars, cloud-soups and monster mice, butterfly-lions, aliens raining beans and timely planets – these are some of the bizarre, delightful apparitions that turned up this week in… 303 more words

Flight of Lead

(on Goya’s Los Caprichos etching “Linda Maestra”)

My heart, a clotted root ball
in bare branched morning.
Where my strong thighs?
Where my moonbright breasts? 50 more words


Majestic, Not A Weeping Willow.

Tall and majestic she stands as a mother.
Silent, yet sounds from all her inhabitants,
are intermingling in and around her.

As tall as a statue and as strong as cast iron, 374 more words

Rakel Leah Mogg

1928 Me & High School Friends at Geneva on the Lake

Hips and smile are broad
as she kneels on sandy concrete steps
of the beach on Sturgeon Point
Lake Erie silvered behind her

Posed with her four friends in black wool… 355 more words