Cupid's Mad Bow
Another Valentine's Day rolls on in, and the Blender is there
for all your romantic poetry needs. The front-page-picks this
month are all stupendous, the Ramble is short & sweet, the Featured
Artist Review is of a wonderful book, there's a chance to
send some free funny E-Valentines right below- why are you
still reading this? Dig in!
--Kirk, Blender Keeper
Adam Green, the first artist reviewed by the revamped
is working with E-Greetings to produce some very
funny and slightly twisted
Free E-Valentines -
he gets around a penny for each e-postcard sent (but it's free for you) so check it out and support
the arts by mailing away!
Front Page Picks
- I Thought... By Opal.
Submitted by Angel [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Angel says "...this was written by my mother when she was only 10 back in 1936."
Kirk says this poem is a simply wonderful.
- dead stroke By jenn (email@example.com).
A clever metaphor wrapped around a strong declaration.
- Don't Say That By Barbara Halstead.
This poem has a frantic energy, made more frantic
by its ambiguity.
- Go Forward By Crystevin.
A poem that sould be a song.
- there she blows By Misti Velvet Rainwater.
MVR really sets the mark for realism in romantic poetry.
- Ritual By z.
A prose description of a beautiful habit.
- New world explorationBy z.
- A playful, raunchy piece (for j, of course.) This is great.
- Pavlovian By Isolde.
Isolde: "Nobel laureate Ivan Pavlov is noted for his pioneer work in the physiology of the heart and the theory of reflexive behavior."
Kirk: "Been here, done this, unfortunately."
- Dreams vs. Reality By erin.
- I think this work has more levels than it title would imply.
- A Long Ago Love By heart Song.
- Another musical work, and another with a sense of history.
- Heart Wings By Isolde, illustrated by Deevaa.
A bit of synergy and multimedia in the form of
a poem and a painting. Be sure to check out some
of deevaa's other paintings in Heart on Sleeve Corner
Heart on Sleeve Corner
- All the remaining heartsongs sent to the Blender last month.