Editor's Note 10/22

Que tu meures absous ou damnΓ©,
marmottait Scarbo cette nuit Γ  mon oreille,
tu auras pour linceul une toile d'araignΓ©e,
et j'ensevelirai l'araignΓ©e avec toi!
Whether you die absolved or damned,
wheezed Scarbo in my ear that night,
you'll have a spiderweb for your shroud,
and I'll bury the spider with you!
Aloysius Bertrand

Welcome to our thirteenth and October issue! We think this issue strikes an appealing balance between verse, prose poetry, and visual art – something we aim for with every issue. We’re also delighted to bring our readers work by a few familiar names and reader favorites, along with several promising newer poets and artists. I, personally, think this is easily one of our strongest issues yet.

In this installment, we present verse:

Lawrence Bridges
Evgeniya Dineva
Carol Hamilton πŸ”ˆ
Jones Irwin
Keith Kennedy
Aly Pierce πŸ”ˆ
Paul Tanner
Elinora Westfall πŸ”ˆ

Prose poetry:

Mikki Aronoff πŸ”ˆ
Maggie Bowyer
Sarah Freligh πŸ”ˆ
Amy Marques πŸ”ˆ
Brad Rose πŸ”ˆ

Found poetry:

Alyssa Archambault

And visual art:

Guilherme Bergamini πŸ–ΌοΈ
Rachel Coyne πŸ–ΌοΈ
Shelbey Leco πŸ–ΌοΈ
Donald Patten πŸ–ΌοΈ
Leslie D. Soule πŸ–ΌοΈ
Nam Tran πŸ–ΌοΈ

All the best and happy reading,

Matthew Bullen
Founder & Editor-in-Chief