My friend Verbal Kensington in Flagstaff has just published her first zine anthology, "Verballistics: Issue 1" featuring poetry, art and prose from artists all over the country.
Three of my poems are include, "They Held Hands," "To the Planet Formerly Known as Pluto," and "Ragnarok." The photo for "Ragnarok" includes an image of Mathias Rust landing his plane in Red Square.
"Verballistics: is a publishing endeavor which, like
poetry itself, defies definition. We believe that life is poetry, and
we are all poets. We promote work which blends the lines between art
and literature, and pushes the boundaries of traditional publishing. Our
contributors have a message to share with the world - whether it's a
shout from the mountaintops, or a whispered secret which somehow cradles
the universal in us all. We are devoted to the artistry of language. We
celebrate the experimental. We honor the linguistic lexicon, and the
vernacular virtuoso. We'd love to help you Get Verbal!"
The publication includes a copy of my poem, "They Held Hands:"
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