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More Nominations and by the Pushcart Editorial Board

Posted 04-18-2016 at 04:33 PM by Alex Pepple
More good news--the Pushcart Editorial Board personally wrote recently to request the additional nominations by Able Muse of Please Touch, by Meredith McCann (which is also available online, as linked), and "At the Grave of William Thompson," by William Thompson, both published in Able Muse, Summer 2015 (Volume 19, June 2015). Congratulations to Bill and Meredith!

Cheers,
...Alex
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Sonnet Permutations

Posted 02-26-2009 at 08:01 AM by Catherine Chandler
Good morning!

So far, I have received a variety of sonnet forms, including the Sicilian, Petrarchan, Shakespearean, and Spenserian. Various meters, rhymed, unrhymed; voltas all over the place or non-existent. I've even received one double sonnet (which is OK as the double sonnet is a recognized form where two sonnets together form a single poem).

I just wanted to make it clear that these forms are acceptable for the bake-off, as would be a caudate or curtal, should...
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Welcome to the Eratosphere Blogs!

Posted 02-09-2009 at 10:56 PM by Alex Pepple
Any registered member of Eratosphere can start their own blogs here. Although all new posts will be automatically approved and posted instantly, note that the staff monitors new posts to ensure that they are not nonsensical, spam, advertisements or anything with questionable literary, artistic or social merit. Posts identified as such will be deleted, and repeat offenses may lead to loss of posting privilege.

We look forward to reading multifarious, imaginative, stimulating, provocative,...
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walking with sheep

Posted 04-02-2012 at 08:50 AM by doina percival
As I zig-zag behind the scattered sheep, to group them into a flock, steer them my desired way, I wonder - is this really a sensible activity for an untrained human? One person and his dog would take minutes to get the sheep from where they are to where they are wanted. It takes me an hour.

Multi-tasking, the body working, the brain concerned with something else, is not an option. Sunday morning I brooded on why T.S. Eliot decided that it should be 'lilacs' that were forced...
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because of "uninspired"

Posted 04-05-2013 at 07:58 PM by moudiwort (Werkstattreports)
Received call at 5: 34 p.m.: "Serge?" "Hm?"
"M. is dead!" "Sure, asshole!" "Im so sorry."
"Wait!" I dropped the phone, rolled a Blitz-joint. Stick
From lovely Muang Thai. Shouted: "Gotta pee. Hold on!"
Bathroom no option: stench like hell. Sink does it.
Lighting the stick: "K. what?" It hit me like an angry boot in my face:
"Serge, she died in a car crash this...
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