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Pushcart Prize nominees announced

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we are excited to announce our nominees for the 2020 Pushcart Prize.

on your grandmother’s farm – we delivered kids at sunrise by Keriann Gilson

After by Agnieszka Filipek

After the Storm by Jacob Butlett

Sisyphean Lament by Kirsty Niven

Weakened by Joshua Bridgwater Hamilton

The Big, Queer City by P.W. Covington

3 nominees were online and 3 were in our print anthology “Love Notes You’ll Never Read.” please join us in congratulating all of the nominees.

 

young woman with red hair smiling at the camera with a white paper umbrella behind her

like pretty tulips by linda m. crate

everything has been hard and heavy, as of late; in my world and the world at large— so yesterday i was drinking in small wonders like pretty tulips dancing out

What I Can Offer You by Rich Orloff

I cannot fix your pain I cannot solve your problem I can’t prevent the sorrow you’re feeling Or even guarantee I’ll make you smile However, because I’ve known Joy embracing

by Natalye Childress

*this poem is in .jpg to preserve formatting *this is the unformatted text of the poem after rainer maria rilke you, the poet, have become world weary, word-wrought. and god

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Orchards of Udders by Jon Wesick

dripped on the blanket while air rustled tamarind trees. Chekhov drank a Thai iced tea and plummeted out of this poem. A flock of circles twittered in the hacksaw bushes

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