Simon Perchik: [It starts at the foundry, softens]

Oh reader, rust is on the trees and the boards are locked up tight. We’re delighted to share this poem by Simon Perchik, “*”, which begins “It starts at the foundry…”

This poem closes out Storm Cellar 8.3, available in print and ebook formats over in our store. Read on!

Storm Cellar 8.3 Out Now!

It’s here and fab, so get it for your eyes and your life: Storm Cellar Vol. VIII No. 3, Summer 2020, nicknamed “Hemp”; click for the delicious print and ebook editions.

Contents

FICTION
Angie St. John – Them Trophies
A.J. Atwater – Bob
Yasumi Tsuhara translated by Toshiya Kamei – My Neighbor Makino
Corina Bardoff – How Nice
Colby Vargas – Refusing to Drop

FLASH
Michelle Spokes – Suburban Amsterdam

NONFICTION
Jay Hansford C. Vest – Song of the Rain Crows

POETRY
Stephanie Chang – Church of the Greenland Shark
Asad Emaan Ali – Supercomputer
Meghan Purvis – Mermaids
Michael Chang – that was not a threatening gesture
Emily Kerlin – House Fire
Darius Atefat-Peckham – Windchimes
Simon Perchik – * [It starts at the foundry]

IMAGES
Salka Ritva Karela Pomfret, Kevin Kong, Sarah Simon, Jason R. Montgomery, Helen Fukuhara, Sally Brown Deskins, C.R. Resetarits, Jennifer Roche, Laura Giardina, with covers by Kyle Taylor [>>] (front, leaf, leaf, back)

PLUS
Rejected Time Wasters

Dorothy Chan: A-List Celebrities and Chinese Immigrant Families

Oh readers, the summer’s sloping down into the wide, wide bog of autumn, and we’re all glued to any good news we can find. We’re triply delighted to share this poem by Dorothy Chan [>>], lately of Honey Literary, “A-List Celebrities and Chinese Immigrant Families.”

This poem first appeared in SC 7.2, available in our shop in print and ebook formatsRead on!

Konstantin Nicholas Rega: Of The

It’s a blackout day, a mystery of touch and want, oh Reader, and here among the fantastical countryside of the mythical past comes a blacked-out poetic explosion, Konstantin Nicholas Rega’s [>>] “Of The“:

This poem appears in Storm Cellar #7.1, nicknamed “Back Fire,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!

Henry Goldkamp: American DIY

This share’s an autogenesis poem about us within these borders, fumbling and fumbling forward, anyway: it’s Henry Goldkamp’s “American DIY.”

This poem appears in Storm Cellar #7.1, nicknamed “Back Fire,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!