JUNE TURNED TO JULY W/ A BANG

This should be my favorite part, right? It’s the celebration. That’s probably why we do this in July. You know, it’s like I always say, “Fireworks and freedom are nice. But nothing says ‘Sensational Summer in the Midwest’ quite like surrounding yourself with poetry manuscripts, heat, humidity, failing technology, a little bit of cat hairContinue reading “JUNE TURNED TO JULY W/ A BANG”

Happy Friday, yes?

Interested poets, you still have 33 days to submit to the 2017 42 Miles Press Poetry Award contest. In the meantime, Kimberly Lambright’s Ultra-Cabin (winner of the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award), is available to be previewed and purchased at SPD and Amazon. And… an awesome interview with the author can be found here. And,Continue reading “Happy Friday, yes?”

“Wrap” from Kimberly Lambright’s ULTRA-CABIN, coming 09/01/16

Here’s another poem, a cold one for a warm evening. From Kimberly Lambright’s Ultra-Cabin, winner of the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award, available September 1, 2016 (Amazon, SPD).

Announcing the Winner and Runners-Up of the (2016) 42 Miles Press Poetry Award

Well, we are a day behind making this announcement, but what can we say, the competition this year was fierce. Thank you to everyone that submitted to our competition this year, without you, this press, specifically, this competition would not be possible. Our decision was anything but easy, but we are pleased to announce thatContinue reading “Announcing the Winner and Runners-Up of the (2016) 42 Miles Press Poetry Award”

TWO POEMS TO READ AT 4:13 PM

G’afternoon’, South Bend & beyond! It’s 4:13 PM on the eighth day of October. Here are two poems and a photograph of a bass guitar… GHOST By Leila Chatti I like how easily I see through you. There, the slumbering bulb of your heart between the dead-branch- thicket of your ribs. Your fingers spindles ofContinue reading “TWO POEMS TO READ AT 4:13 PM”

THREE POEMS TO READ AT 1:41 AM

G’evenin’, South Bend & beyond! It’s 1:41 AM on the first day of October. Here are three poems and a picture of an adult beverage…  (Photo by: Chad Forbregd)  GOOD NEWS BAD NEWS By Bruce Taylor Nothing’s what it used or ought to be: always too much of this, never enough of that, only aContinue reading “THREE POEMS TO READ AT 1:41 AM”

THREE POEMS TO READ AT 6:53 AM

G’mornin’. It’s 6:53 AM on the first day of autumn. Here are three poems and a picture of a dog… (Photo by: Madison Blue) A MAN ON THE SUBWAY  By Anele Rubin A man on the subway is wearing a t-shirt with New York City Mental Institute stenciled on the front. For a moment IContinue reading “THREE POEMS TO READ AT 6:53 AM”