Gnashing Teeth Publishing

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what we’re reading- july 23, 2019

we don’t always read poetry. a little fiction is always a fun diversion. we just finished “The Lies of Locke Lamora” by Scott Lynch. this fantasy novel takes you on a thrilling adventure. Lynch’s mastery of storytelling really shows because you will find yourself holding your breath in anticipation. this is the first in a series of books about the Gentleman Bastards. this book was originally purchased by Orion Books and was published in both the US and the UK. the next book is already on our bedside table.

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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