Don’t stray too far today, or do — stray far and further. We’re making carefully this request from our archive — Holly Painter‘s “Tell Me a Story“:
This poem originally appeared in SC 3.2; support the artist, support the arts: buy and download Storm Cellar, kids, or even get plenty of stories delivered when you subscribe.
It’s been a lovely #NaPoMo, y’all. Read on!
From the not-so-lang-syne times of SC 3.2, we’re happy to reproduce these well-wired negatives and abstracts of life incidents, four poems by Vanessa Couto Johnson: “en(try),” “k(itch)en,” “(sw)um,” and “anon.”
You can check out more from this issue in our archive, download or purchase a print copy from our store. Be cool, people, it’s #NaPoMo. And: read on!
Preëmpting further procession of the celestial spheres, which probably is a lie anyway, here’s Tom Howard’s cold flash, “Ghosts“:
“Ghosts” originally appeared in Storm Cellar 3.2 — order a fresh back issue or DL yr ebook, son. Subscribers keep us alive this link claims. Read on!
No holding back. Here’s Amanda Tumminaro’s “Disability.”
This poem originally appeared in Storm Cellar 3.2. Purchase or download a copy from our store; or better yet: subscribe. Read on!
This year we had some hard decisions to make — Pushcart Prize nominations are tough, because we love what we publish here at Storm Cellar. In no particular order:
- Ben Langston, “Roll Call” (Essay, SC 3.2)
- Jan Carson, “More of a Handstand Girl” (Story, SC 3.2)
- Kelly Magee & Carol Guess, “With Hippo” (Story, SC 4.1)
- Jennifer Yu, “Things Olivia Would Like to Avoid (if Possible)” (Flash, SC 4.1)
- Sarah Sloat, “Smoking Jacket” (Poetry, SC 4.1)
- Harmony Button, “Ode to My Body Part II: Puddin’ Paw” (Poetry, SC 4.1)
Holy chocolate sauce these are amazing, sign me up for more, you might be saying. Sweet: go here to subscribe, or purchase & download issues direct from our store. Read on!