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Who turned the lights out? November has crept in and
enveloped us in misty gloom just as the last of the Halloween pumpkin was
chucked into the compost.
Never mind, an excellent way of cheering ourselves up
presents itself. Why not relax and peruse the latest edition of the new
wide-screen Winamop which has been packed full of life affirming goodness by
our dedicated band of writers?
Seem like a good idea? Let's go..
We begin with another splendid story from Donal Mahoney.
Down at the old guys poker game all talk is of absent member "Cussin' Paul" who
has started going to church.. Why? Find out in Cussin' Paul Gets
Now let's welcome new contributor Molly Neely to Winamop.
She brings a romantic story of a young suitor and his intended - Rosette - who,
for some reason, seems to be playing hard to get. Read A Candle in Her
Next up is Kristy Kerruish who returns to Winamop with
this tale of an antique dealer with the highest reputation and prices to match.
Surely everything is above board here? All is revealed in The Anointed
We round up the stories with KJ Hannah Greenberg's tale of
nasty goings-on on a bus trip. Who is the real baddie here? Taha and
Albuquerque are the ones to watch.
Let's kick off the poetry section this time with more from
Michael Lee Johnson. We have No one Cares - Jesus In The Snow - Lily, Lonely
Trailer Prostitute and a new version of Harvest Time.
It's good to be able to introduce new poets to Winamop
this month. Here is Samuel Moulton [Bio] with a
Sequence of Love Poems called The Good Week. That's Love, not Romance..
In an embarrassment of riches, I can now introduce another
new poet; Kaitlyn Park. She has some great ideas and humour here, so try
Milk Glass, Slavery, Lost Road, Good Morning Baby and
Not a bad edition is it? And I already have some good
stuff in the hamper for the bumper December edition. Of course I can always do
with more, especially fiction, so If you feel the muse at your shoulder, get
writing and e-mail the result to me using the button at the bottom of the
See you soon.
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