"Give us your thoughts on poetry and art; your sound judgements on criticism and theory; your views on poetry as a Higher life calling."
possess a passion for transforming words into transcendent results.
With panache the six poets
WEST BANK give us vers libre that cuts a wide and eclectic swath from Magpies who "collect words that glitter and shine" to Christopher Columbus: "This time, he shaved real close
and lit a candle in the Basilika de St Angelo...."
Tanka, sijo, ghazal and haibun show the skill of the EAST BANK poets who built a road from "Hollowed out dreams stand starving, with stomachs bloated and empty" all the way to "When on high, we wandered Babylon, cruised parking lots, Circle K, the Church of Christ, in a Ford Centurion."
of fiction lies somewhere between a short story and a prose poem.
From Somp'n like That which is just like a girl with a curl in the middle of her forehead to ------- the POSTCARD FICTION writers use less words for more pizzazz!
Discover the SCRIPTS and follow the footsteps of the blind to find the secret of sex or visit a museum like no other.
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readers get a sense of microfiction and a thirst for the prose poem.
"A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its
curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out." Virginia Woolf
Elizabeth St Jaques
'Literature' is an institutional label that gives us reason to expect that the results of our reading efforts will be 'worth it'.