Slow News Day

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So I thought I didn't have anything to share today, but as I was cleaning out my e-mail, I found the following message from Gretl van der Merwe, who's apparently starting up a bimonthly magazine called Melisma.

Here's the official notice:

TheVerbForI will be publishing the first issue of "melisma," it's bimonthly magazine on the 1st of October 2008. We are inviting poets to submit works on the following theme: "The Immediate."

Format: Construct a poetic form consisting of stanzas with an odd line length (3 lines, 5 lines, etc.) where each line in a stanza has a consistent number of words (not syllables or stresses).

No fancy layout. Left justified with initial capitals. Minimal punctuation. Submit in word or pdf format to


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