Photo Book Cover Credit © Luke Borrill Quadrilogy - Part Two Photo Credit © Casper De Vries Egnis Ednarg-Part Two As I retreat from yet another mayhem mission I fail to purify my veiled vision, My position dictated by royal commission, I yearn for a renewed identity – Who is this murderous malevolent entity? My … Continue reading Excerpt from ‘Icarus Rising-Volume 1’ QUADRILOGY
Wombwell Rainbow Interviews
I am honoured and privileged that the following writers local, national and international have agreed to be interviewed by me. I gave the writers two options: an emailed list of questions or a more fluid interview via messenger.
The usual ground is covered about motivation, daily routines and work ethic, but some surprises too. Some of these poets you may know, others may be new to you. I hope you enjoy the experience as much as I do.
is founder of Transcendent Zero Press, the literary publisher responsible for the award nominated journal Harbinger Asylum. He is the author of eight collections of poetry, including O’Riordan: spurious conversations with Dolores, Salt and Sorrow, Knows No End (Number One bestseller in new releases of Native American poetry), and The Daunting Ephemeral. His collection on aesthetics A Matter of Degrees was published by Hawakal in…
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Stretching across a mountain of moments,
a compacted heap of wrappers and notes
once held or recorded the vast signals of a life
drilling through time I see what I have felt:
repeating patterns, spent layers of feeling compressed
finally squeezing out the air in between
where I try to insert subconsciously,
one more gasp, always one more gasp
of air that is not there, and make it seem it is the present,
a moment renewed, on news not new, and I wake up
to see layers of feeling already had and repeated
that I wouldn’t feel again if I could stop and look
at the mountain of moments, I’ve already been
settling like bands in the soil marking
how often the ground shifted under my feet
but I stare so hard all I see is that moment
entombed in a layer,
and all I think is what is written…
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From Vatsala Radhakeesoon…
Interview of poetess Crystal Stone
Vatsala Radhakeeson: Crystal Stone, welcome to Poetry and Creativity blog! Please tell us about your background, earlier life and actual life?
Crystal Stone: I was born in Myrtle Beach, SC but grew up in suburban towns outside of Philadelphia, PA. I have a Bachelor’s of Arts from Allegheny College and I’m currently attending Iowa State University for my MFA in Creative Writing and Environment. I took a two-year gap between school to teach algebra in Jackson, MS through Teach for America.
V.R : What has been the initial propelling force for your poetry-writing?
C.S : When I was in fourth grade, I was part of a program called Young Authors. Through this program, we wrote stories and learned how to bind books. Once we finished one, they went in the school library. I wrote a short story about a white Christmas on my floppy disk…
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Setu: A Bilingual Journal of Literature
Please send 3-5 previously unpublished poems
12 point Times New Roman
Attached as Word Document
Include a 100 word or less bio
Write “Western Voices Edition – Your Name” in the subject line
Deadline is February 20, 2019
Submissions should be addressed to both:
We look forward to receiving and reading your work!
Scott Thomas Outlar
Visit Setumag.com for regular edition guidelines and to access past issues.
Congratulations to the following contributors whom have been chosen for the literary publication Naughty Nuts & Bolts.
Naughty Nuts & Bolts Contributors:
Bipul Banerjee – Journey
Glenda Higgins – First Date Anxiety
Stuart Kilmartin – Midnight Passion
Branch Isole – Kindred, Imaginary Lover, She said
Raja Williams – Baggage
Luna Love – Illecebrous, Craving, Fuckless Loveless Sexless Sex
Don Kingfisher Campbell – Love Woman from another land, Living Dream, Electricity
Lynn White – Eye contact, Bury me deep
Maggie Mae – A Dance begins, Tell me, Attention
Angela Bertoli – Chances, Do You Want to Play, Anticipation
Sue Lobo – That Place, The Landscape Of Your Skin
Peter V. Dugan – The Dance, Hello Kitty
Valormore De Plume – Lover’s Ooze, Enchanted
Jill N. Pontiere – Perhaps We Should, Breathless
Heather Hazlett – Fire Kisses Day, Music Box
Paige Turner – Self-Rejection, Beautiful Liar, My Prison
Ken Allan Dronsfield –…
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A chance to get published in the forthcoming CTU Anthology…
Submitting to independent publishers like Creative Talents Unleashed guarantees your work will remain yours, and we give each writer a fair share of publicity. All the proceeds for our anthologies go into a “starving artist” fund, in order to give new authors a chance at publishing their very own book at little to no cost.
Explore our site and our talented authors. This might just be the opportunity to get your name into the writing world.
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From January 20th – March 1st 2019
Addiction is a complex condition that is generally characterized by persistent drug use or problematic behaviors, despite the knowledge of the negative consequences.
Although substance use may be the activity that is most commonly associated with addiction, a person is capable of developing an…
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