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Here we are again, happy as can be.. yes, I'm delighted to
be introducing the late-running July edition of Winamop to you, our faithful
It's full of wholesome ingredients designed to enrich your
life - so let's get started.
We kick off with a story from Martin Green about a fortune
teller. They are spooky sort of people aren't they? How do they know so much
about you? It can't be true can it?
Now to Donal Mahoney, and his story concerns an old man in
a hospital bed and a visit from a well-meaning woman priest. It's called
Saving Tim Murnane.
I always learn a new word from KJ Hannah Greenberg's
contributions - this time it's "mirpesset" (it means a balcony). The story is a
little slice of family life, it's called Harmatttan.
Poetry now and I am pleased to be able to bring you some
more from JD DeHart. Here we have I, Leviathan, Play Pretties and
Stitching. If you're out there JD, please e-mail me!
The last item this month is another collection of
ekphrastic poetry from Neil Ellman. This time he has been concentrating on the
colourful work of Wassily Kandinski.
A small but perfectly formed edition of the 'mop I
More next time? We'll see what turns up in the in-box!
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