Archive: Summer 2013
Elizabeth P. Glixman is our guest poetry editor for the summer issue. She brings her insight, expertise, and love of good writing to the job and we think you will agree that her ear for the language and music of poetry and her appreciation of visual imagery has given us a remarkable collection of poems.
Elizabeth is a poet, artist and writer. She is the author of the poetry chapbooks: A White Girl Lynching, Cowboy Writes a Letter & Other Love Poems, both published by Pudding House Publications, The Wonder of It All published by Propaganda Press and I Am the Flame published by Finishing Line Press. Elizabeth has also been the Interview Editor for Eclectica Magazine. (www.eclectica.org) She has a teaching degree as well as a degree in fine arts (studio arts) and has worked with children and adults in arts and educational programs. Her poetry, fiction and interviews appear in numerous print and online publications.
This Morning I met Seamus Heaney ...
an armed man lurks in ambush
The Sunday Special by Stan Long
The Cellist’s First Date by Marja Hagborg
Nesting Dolls by Carly Berg
Colm Scully's work often delves into themes of memory, place, and the human experience, and "A Poem Remembered" is a beautiful representation of these themes.
The Goatherd’s Fingers" is a masterful piece that uses detailed and evocative imagery to depict the life of a goatherd in a way that is both realistic and poetic.
Ocean's Alive is a perfect blend of nature's might and delicate balance, the poetry encapsulates the essence of the image in rich, immersive colors.
Amy in the Dark
Buenos Aires: A Literary City
Aubade uses these vivid personifications and contrasts to create a playful yet poignant commentary on the nature of enthusiasm, routine, and perhaps the human tendency to become jaded or unappreciative of the everyday wonders of the world.-
This section of the website displays original illustrations and details their use in various literary contexts. For more information and to view the artwork, you can visit the page by clicking on the imagge. Thanks!
Hostovsky writes about the allure of poetry and the arts, and how they can inspire us to make choices that might not seem logical but are deeply appealing to our sense of beauty and romanticism.
The First Wife
“Good Friday- Mary Magdalen
A Gentle Heart (Obit)
Sheila Black is author of House of Bone and Love/Iraq (both CW Press). A third collection Wen Kroy is forthcoming from Dream Horse Press. A 2012 Witter Bynner Fellow in Poetry, selected by Philip Levine, she co-edited Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability (Cinco Puntos) with Jennifer Bartlett and Mike Northen. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.
Changming Yuan, 4-time Pushcart nominee and author of Chansons of a Chinaman (Leaf Garden, 2009) and Landscaping (Flutter Press, 2014), holds a PhD in English, tutors, and co-edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan in Vancouver. Recently interviewed by PANK, Yuan's poetry appears in 709 literary publications worldwide, including Barrow Street, Best Canadian Poetry, BestNewPoemsOnline, Exquisite Corpse and Threepenny Review.
Howie Good, a journalism professor at SUNY New Paltz, is the author of the forthcoming poetry collection The Middle of Nowhere (Olivia Eden Publishing) and the forthcoming poetry chapbooks The Complete Absence of Twilight (Mad Hat Press), Echo's Bones and Danger Falling Debris (Red Bird Chapbooks), and An Armed Man Lurks in Ambush (unbound CONTENT).
John Saunders' first collection 'After the Accident' was published in 2010 by Lapwing Press, Belfast.
John is one of three featured poets in Measuring, Dedalus New Writers published by Dedalus Press in May 2012. His second full collection Chance was published in April 2013 by New Binary Press.
Joan Colby has published widely in journals such as Poetry, Atlanta Review, South Dakota Review, etc.and has received many awards including an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship. She has 10 books, the latest “Dead Horses" from Future Cycle Press which will issue a “Selected Poems" in 2013.
Larry D. Thomas, a member of the Texas Institute of Letters, was privileged to serve as the 2008 Texas Poet Laureate. He has published twenty collections of poems, the most recent of which is Uncle Ernest (Virtual Artists Collective, Chicago, 2013). His Larry D. Thomas: New and Selected Poems (TCU Press, 2008) was long-listed for the National
Book Award. His poem in this issue of Linnet’s Wings is from his chapbook-in-progress titled, The Goatherd.
Steven Jacobson was born and raised in the Mid-west graduating from UW-La Crosse, WI with a double major in Physics and Mathematics. He has attended (8) classes from the Loft Literary Center, promoting all levels of creative writing. Steven's interest in writing poetry happened seven years ago, when he submitted a poem for Vail Place Newsletter for mentally challenged.
Paul Hostovsky is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Hurt Into Beauty (FutureCycle Press, 2012). His poems have won a Pushcart Prize and two Best of the Net Awards. To read more of his poetry, visit him at www.paulhostovsky.com
Colm Scully is a chemical engineer from Cork. He has been published in Cyphers, The Stony Thursday Book, Poetry Bus, Wordlegs and Boyne Berries. He was shortlisted for the 2012 Fish Poetry Prize. He has guested in Cork and Limerick, and around Coventry as part of the Twin City Poetry Exchange 2011.
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