Dear Poetry Review: How Poetry Review wouldn’t publish MY poem about a snail

Royalty free image from rawpixel. The Poetry Review — submissions for non-members of The Poetry SocietySubmitted on August 17, 2022 Your nameConny Borgelioen Titles & no. of poems submittedSelima’s snail 1 Cover LetterDear editors, I felt somewhat riled by Selima Hill’s poem “The Snail”, published in The Poetry Review Summer edition and on the website. … Continue reading Dear Poetry Review: How Poetry Review wouldn’t publish MY poem about a snail

Autumn poem: Soothing things with a hint of melancholy

She's got a friend. 1. Grass, not the freshly-cut kind, but the kind that has been drying in the late-afternoon sun’s warmth. 2. The oily, herbaceous sweetness of rosehips decaying on the bush in the late summer. 3. The simultaneous hiss of the espresso machine with the dispersing earthy citrus-and-almond aroma of freshly-brewed coffee. 4. … Continue reading Autumn poem: Soothing things with a hint of melancholy