Note: We are closed to submissions until May 2013.
accepts original, previously unpublished submissions via email
We do not accept paper submissions. We publish short poetry twelve
or fewer lines in length (though we may make occasional exceptions
to this rule). We have a preference for free verse as opposed
to established forms such as haiku and tanka.
are some of our favorite poets: Ezra Pound, Kobayashi Yatarô,
Emily Dickinson, Matsuo Kinsaku, e.e. cummings, William Carlos
Williams, William Stafford, and Duane Ackerson.
include the word "SUBMISSION" (in caps) on the subject
header of your email. All submissions must be included in the
body of your email. Please do not send attached files. We cannot
consider submissions received as attachments.
acquires exclusive first-time Internet rights. Poems will also
be archived online. All other rights revert to the author. We
are open to submissions year round. We are not a paying market.
Our usual response time is two to three months.