Editors' Notes

Maria Damon and Michelle Greenblatt
Jim Leftwich and Michelle Greenblatt
Sheila E. Murphy and Michelle Greenblatt

A Visual Conversation on Michelle Greenblatt's ASHES AND SEEDS with Stephen Harrison, Monika Mori | MOO, Jonathan Penton and Michelle Greenblatt

Letters for Michelle: with work by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen, Jeffrey Side, Larry Goodell, mark hartenbach, Charles J. Butler, Alexandria Bryan and Brian Kovich

Visual Poetry by Reed Altemus
Poetry by Glen Armstrong
Poetry by Lana Bella
A Eulogic Poem by John M. Bennett
Elegic Poetry by John M. Bennett
Poetry by Wendy Taylor Carlisle
A Eulogy by Vincent A. Cellucci
Poetry by Vincent A. Cellucci
Poetry by Joel Chace
A Spoken Word Poem and Visual Art by K.R. Copeland
A Eulogy by Alan Fyfe
Poetry by Win Harms
Poetry by Carolyn Hembree
Poetry by Cindy Hochman
A Eulogy by Steffen Horstmann
A Eulogic Poem by Dylan Krieger
An Elegic Poem by Dylan Krieger
Visual Art by Donna Kuhn
Poetry by Louise Landes Levi
Poetry by Jim Lineberger
Poetry by Dennis Mahagin
Poetry by Peter Marra
A Eulogy by Frankie Metro
A Song by Alexis Moon and Jonathan Penton
Poetry by Jay Passer
A Eulogy by Jonathan Penton
Visual Poetry by Anne Elezabeth Pluto and Bryson Dean-Gauthier
Visual Art by Marthe Reed
A Eulogy by Gabriel Ricard
Poetry by Alison Ross
A Short Movie by Bernd Sauermann
Poetry by Christopher Shipman
A Spoken Word Poem by Larissa Shmailo
A Eulogic Poem by Jay Sizemore
Elegic Poetry by Jay Sizemore
Poetry by Felino A. Soriano
Visual Art by Jamie Stoneman
Poetry by Ray Succre
Poetry by Yuriy Tarnawsky
A Song by Marc Vincenz

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Two Poems by Billy Cancel

why hitch hiking fell out of favour

because out of the ground flowers were
sticking treated sewerage discharged
into a cave on the beach not quite believing
the game but playing anyway pre-firework
drinks went with listless parasite laced with
rage indicated an issue with tracking software
stop can be a fun place all the events that
went into making swathes of bright corrosive
explosions knock yourself out of bed remix
various compulsion strains complicate the goings
on yellow three times then red blue grey stray
incident sowed confusion a breakdown never
broke construct activate cripplex was hanging
fast with fast king looking well deactivate
off the pace background mistakes creeping
misinterpret amongst tight-ass cattle
she was Crucial Moment Unrecognized
malfunction face low submerged by
moonlit calm water

my i-phone is being retrieved from the stomach of a fish

can't believe it but keeplayingames      within spitting
distance of striking      removed illegal net      from
protected wreck      locked myself      part recollection
part reflex      ten random digits embedded in the brain
if one random digit should theoretically swell.      crossfire
background shrieking alphabet high arousal red splotch low
arousal blue whorl whim against vigour so drove straight
into shimmering image.      churning out the same neo-gothic
claptrap nowadays      mixing readymade elements      approaching
visitors kept at distance ta      green black lawn blighted
accordingly      unreconciled might yet fall into place.      you interned
for a shit of this parish      flogging metaphors round the barrett
towns      pandering each pathetic market whim      an alien-without-
a-flag-sold well      but what a joke the age of gold became      daddy
meritocracy knew his own whilst skint you smoked
in the parks on rest days scoring blow off chavs you
still knew from school      for all my achievements
i would like      to thank

Billy Cancel's work has recently appeared in Shampoo, Glitterpony, and Cricket Online Review. He co-runs Hidden House Press. A collection The Autobiography Of Shrewd Phil was published by Blue & Yellow Dog Press last year. Sound poems, visual shorts, & other aberrations can be found at www.BillyCancel.com.

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