Wednesday, May 09, 2007


Please read our guidelines with care, as they change.
We are quarterly, usually.
We do not accept simultaneous submissions.
We do not accept unsolicited submissions
during the –ary, –ber and summer months.
We do not accept submissions via email
or read out over the phone.
We prefer free verse informed by tradition, unless it rhymes.
We do not want sacred verse, saccharine verse or sweet-n-sour.
Submit up to but no fewer than four poems.
Poems must be at least five feet tall, or 14 words.
Poems must not go over 17 lines, except long poems.
Poems under 30 lbs cannot ride the cool rides.
Poems may not exceed 25 miles per hour, unless there
are at least three people in the vehicle.


Andrew Shields said...

I liked the line about "under 6 lines" better than the line about "under 30 lbs"—even though I see why you changed it!

Valerie Loveland said...

This is great.

Stu said...

Love it... especially the "Poems under 30 lbs" line.

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