It's still scary times but we're getting through them together.
In the USA it's a bit dark and chilly but we have faith born
of experience that there will be
Good month for creative works, lots of concrete imagery and
I always like that.
Cool feature this month, a German artist covering a post office
in love letters...quit a sight.
Plus, the blender made a million and a half frontpage hits!
Read, love, enjoy,
Front Page Picks
Tale of a Jew and one smitten Gentile
- A very personal story.
I'm always a sucker for a well-turned quote.
Submitted by lunaa.
A study in attention deficit disorder
Cigarettes and Juicy Fruit
Wow. Bringing sense-imagery into a poem really makes it work.
An Old Fear Remembered
By J. Cyrille,
Submitted by Tanqueray Cowboy.
An older piece. (Insert not being in Kansas reference here.)
the heart of get functions
By the guppy.
- I've wondered if anyone would be struck by the Blender's use
of the word "submission" for works sent in.
Till We Meet
- Knot so bad. Good, in fact.
By Luna, from this journal
- A Lovely Fantasia
Deep Fried Chicken
By Michael T (no love, pride),
Submitted by MichaelT().
- The work that went into this one is apparent.
Fireworks and Black Coffee
- Another good example of how concrete things add so much to a poem.
mixed berry muffins
The odd thing is, it's the jeans and not the thong that catch the guy side
of my brain.
free flying lessons for boys in birkenstocks
- I like that title.
after breakfast they slipped back into each others arms, and slept
Slice of life.
one, one thousand, two
- An interesting metaphor.
Heart on Sleeve Corner
- 486 more heartsongs sent to the Blender last month.