Sunday lunch

The hum of the halogen oven roasting Sunday's lunch could lull me to sleep with the incessant ticking, tiny gale of air and its warmth. The golden light flooding the kitchen intermittently; reaching for me with tender rays of light, hoping to draw me closer and cradle me in thoughts of every Sunday I have … Continue reading Sunday lunch

Lost lamb

Before you, my body was a fire alarm. It rang, bleating like a lost lamb, long past midnight; echoing down the road, ricocheting off street lamps to fall upon deaf ears and back into my trembling hands.     Poem: © Kristiana Reed 2019 Between the Trees UK Between the Trees US Available internationally

July: submissions still open!

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To new and regular contributors to Free Verse Revolution, the July submissions window is still open!

The theme is Love and it can be interpreted in any way you wish; whether that be a love of a significant other, crush, relative or possession.

I accept poetry and short pieces of prose which interpret the theme of the month in some way, and only one piece from each writer; but you may send up to three pieces for consideration.

Submission guidelines:

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July’s theme: Love

Interpret the theme any way you wish; you do not need to use the word as a title. Pieces may be previously published.

Submission format: poem/short prose should be attached via email as a Word Document or Google Doc. Please refrain from pasting it into the email as this makes formatting very difficult.

Images: if you wish to send an accompanying image…

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