NEW Issue, NEW Poetry by Sea Sharp

Oh my goodness, chochachos! Storm Cellar 4/2, Spring ’15, arrives on Monday, March 2; more details below. But first, check out these sacrificial poems by Sea Sharp: “The Tallgrass Shuffles” and “Journey of the Midwestern Queen“:

Sea Sharp - two poems[sample]

Our newest issue is nicknamed “As Body Is to Fetish” — as what is to what, you can read and decide.


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FICTION by Lee Ann Roripaugh, Harmony Neal, Joseph Harris, Kelsey Allen; FLASH by Olivia Wolfgang-Smith, Martin Porter, Meredith Alling, Jacob Aiello; POETRY by Devon Wooten, Rachel Jamison Webster, Sea Sharp, Marvin Shackelford, Marc Santos, Rachel Peckham, Douglas Luman, Jessica Moseley Lockhart, John Gallaher, Carlton D. Fisher, Elizabeth Crowell, Elizabeth J. Colen, Jenni B. Baker; and IMAGES by Luke David Mechem, Leonard Kogan, Thomas Gillaspy, with covers by Andrea Joyce Heimer and Ben Hopper.

Read on!

Kimberly Prijatel: For he awarded golden fleece

The longest journey breaks us up. We sift for precious elements. One hand for yourself and one hand for this selection from the archive, Kimberly Prijatel’s “For he awarded golden fleece“:

Kimberly Prijatel - For he awarded golden fleece[sample]

This poem originally appeared in SC 3.1. Get the latest issues in print and ebook formats from our store. Or help us keep our ship aright: subscribe. Read on!

Jenny Ferguson: Two Flashes

Here, south of a border, the slings and arrows of our own devising cut us well (or something like that — we can’t remember, we’re so in love with the ideal of love right now). Enjoy these postcards freshly conserved from the archive, Jenny Ferguson’s “Guatemala III” and “Guatemala IV”:

Jenny Ferguson - two flashes1

Jenny’s novel-in-flashes, Border Markers, is forthcoming from NeWest Press in 2016. These flashes originally appeared in SC 2.3. Check out the latest issues and downloads from our store, or keep our blood flowing and subscribe! Read on, chochachos.

Joan Colby: What Is Saved

Today’s rescue from the archives is Februarial poetry on loss and stop-loss, from two-time contributor Joan Colby, “What Is Saved“:

Joan Colby - What Is Saved[sample]

This poem originally appeared in SC 2.2; download or get a copy of our latest over at the store. We love new subscribers so freshly and to the quick, we swear. Read on!

Doug Bolling: Measurings

Winter has its depths, its benthic cold — or what we imagine to be cold after the manner of the unlit deep, which is really quite steady temperature-wise. What’s cold is the wind coming over the mountain. You’ve been there. Here’s Doug Bolling’s lonsdalite poem “Measurings“:

Doug Bolling - Measurings[sample]

This poem originally appeared in SC 3.1. Purchase a copy or download from our store. If you remember, subscribe. Read on!


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