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What's going on with the world? Earthquakes, hurricanes,
nuclear sabre-rattling and The Great British Bake-off on Channel 4?
Well, there's not a lot we can do about it, so let's just
immerse ourselves in some fine stories and poetry.
Before we start I must tell you about Katie Lewington's
new self-published chapbook Popcorn, which you can find
here at Amazon. It's well worth a
Good, now for the super September edition of Winamop.
I'm really pleased to be able to bring you a splendid
selection this time, and our contributors have been working so hard that we've
caught up a little time. That means you didn't have to wait a whole month for
Enough of my waffle, let's get to the good stuff..
Andrew Lee Hart returns. I have
been looking forward to bringing you this story since it arrived, just after
August's edition was finished. It's of the usual high quality from Andrew and
it's called Dead and Buried.
Martin David Edwards is also back
with another excellent story that I've been eager to present to you. The
synopsis for this one is "A man seeks a thrill but gets a shock". It's called
Martin Green takes another trip to
the planet Euphemista where things are similar, but not quite the same, as here
on Earth.. This story is all about the pitfalls of Getting a Promotion on
KJ Hannah Greenberg takes us out
into the world of the wild where one species feeds on another. It's a hard
existence for a bird trying to raise a family in Redwing.
Jenny Lu is new to Winamop and
introduces herself with a suite of poems on the subject of relationships. We
have Switzerland - 2015, Walls, Muddy Socks, Au Revoir and The Silver
Mindy Watson is also making her
first appearance here with: Lucidities (two ovillejos), A Queen of
Infinite Space (a rondel), Shifted Spaces (a kyrielle), and
Emergents Roots (an acrostic sonnet).
Sofia Kioroglou brings us a single
poem this time, but it's a good and uplifting one! It's called If life ain't
been no crystal stair . She has a YouTube
video for this one
John Grey [BIO] has a brand new selection of his high quality
poetry for us to enjoy. The poems are: During The Riots, On The Red Line,
Human Sacrifice, City Folk and A Disappointing Year, Same Old
Well that was good wasn't it? We'll do it again next month
so long as the contributions keep coming in.
If you feel that you would like to send something in then
please contact me, the email button is at the bottom of the page.
Winamop was conceived on a
whim, is run on a shoestring, ignored by the many, loved by the few and has
continued unabashed since 2003.
All human life is here,
experienced people, skilled writers and rank amateurs, sometimes they hit the
mark, sometimes they belly-flop (sometimes they mix their metaphors). You pick
up the pieces and make of them what you will. Find out about us
here and about the site here.The contributor's guidelines are
here and the e-mail button is below.
We hope to continue to maintain a showcase
for new writing which will grow as you, dear readers, augment the efforts of
the in-house team. We have over 800 unique pages so far but, quite frankly, we
Have a good look around and if you feel
that you'd like to contribute in any genre, then don't be shy, send it in! The
copyright remains yours, and you could win a mop (unlikely, as I've run
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