March & April 2020
Vol V No II
Not your ordinary poetry magazine!
If good coffee (or just the concept of coffee), great books, sharp wit, and great authors excite you, we are for you!
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Our first print edition in January used our new logo – our second Jared Carter’s image of his beloved Lucy.
In March, one of our talented editors, Tendai Rinos Mwanaka contributed one of his beautiful drawings, and in April we visited unsplash.com, from which we chose a photograph by James Pritchett, and in May we have an original photo from Bob Whitmire. June is an image of a painting by accomplished artist Philip Sutton RA, July an illustration by William Blake, and September a painting by Vincent Van Gogh. November's painting is by Abraham Manievich, and January's is by Edvard Munch. Scroll down for more.
Lucy © Jared Carter
© James Pritchett via unsplash.com
“Flowers Wide Enough to Wrap a Fairy In!” oil on canvas, 38.5 x 39 inches
© Philip Sutton RA
Mulberry Tree, 1889, Vincent Van Gogh
Starry Night 1922-1924, Edvard Munch
Trees Mirrored in a Pond 1907 by Egon Schiele (1890–1918)
A Waterfall 1910 by John Singer Sargent (1856–1925)
Exit © Tendai Rinos Mwanaka
© Bob Whitmire
The Ancient of Days, 1794, William Blake
“Red House, Petrograd” Abraham Manievich (1883-1942)
“Wiosna w Gościeradzu” (“Spring in Goscieradz” ) 1933
Leon Wyczółkowski (1852–1936)
Interior, Morning by Patrick William Adam (1854-1929)
Brita at the Piano, 1908, by Carl Larsson (1853–1919)
© Josh Hild via Unsplash
Orchard Bordered by Cypresses, 1888, by Vincent Van Gogh (1853–1890)
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Vera Ignatowitsch, Editor-in-chief