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I have returned from the rugged beauty of the Outer
Hebrides especially to bring you the October edition of Winamop.
be told, my holiday is over and I've got nothing else to do so - Here it
Before we get to the content I'd better just tell you
about a new book of poetry by previous contributor John
Kaniecki. It's available
and it's called Murmurings of a Madman.
Right, notices over, let's get down to business.
Firstly, we'll get back to the action in Martin Friel's
story When The Traffic Lights Stopped and we have reached chapter 7.
Last time Marjory was in trouble, this time things go from bad to worse.
Now sit back as Donal Mahoney tells the tale of an old
priest who is asked for some advice by a younger man. It's called Young
Priest, Old Priest.
Next up I'm delighted to welcome Dan Morey to Winamop. He
brings us an election manifesto from Bob Benton who reckons he's the guy to run
Rexdale county. I'm not so sure...
KJ Hannah Greenberg has written a short flash fiction
piece for you this time. It's called They Planted A Tree.
I obviously have too much time on my hands, so I have
written a Page 94 on cutlery. We haven't had a Page 94 for ages. You
must have something you can rant and rave about surely? Send one in!
And so to another new contributor, this time with an
excellent poem. Matt Harris brings us Chang Sanfeng comes down from Wudang
Mountain. He's a legendary Chinese Taoist priest you know (Chang, not
We wrap it up with some poetry from JD DeHart. This time
he brings us a few comments on life today: The Fine Print, The Goatee
Invasion and The American Species.
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