3rd Wednesday’s poem of the week by Buff Whitman-Bradley will appear in the winter issue due out later this month.
Our Poem of the Week by David Chorlton will appear in the Winter issue of 3rd Wednesday.
It’s November 10th and the temperature here in the mid-west will be in the 70s, a good time for an autumn poem. This one is a preview from our winter issue, due out in December.
3rd Wednesday’s Poem of the Week comes from our fall issue, now on sale at Amazon. You can also read it for free at our website.
It’s nearly Halloween so what better 3rd Wednesday poem of the week than one that’s suitable for a grave yard? Here’s one (tempered with humor) from Irish poet, Edward Lee. It’s from our fall issue.
Our poem of the week is a contest winner from the fall issue of 3rd Wednesday. Another 50/50 contest is under way for the winter issue due out in December. The winning poet receives 50% of the contest entry fees or $50 (which ever is greater) and a one year subcription to the print magazine. The entry fee is just $3.
A good sonnet is hard to find. Here’s one from Leslie Schultz, who is currently helping us with reading for the winter issue of 3rd Wednesday. One of our editors commented: “”Memorial Day. . .”: Well-constructed sonnet, filled with what comes across as genuine emotion. YES.”
Summer’s official end was yesterday but the memory of it lingers. Here’s 3rd Wednesday’s poem of the week from M. J. Iupppa. It’s from our autumn issue, avialable now at Amazon.
Something special from the just released Autumn issue of 3rd Wednesday: A flash piece by Ron Koertge (yes, that Ron Koertge). Ron is a poet and novelist specializing in youth fiction. His latest poetry collection is Yellow Moving Van. His flash fiction collection, which he told me that wrote “one-a-day” is titled Sex World. I suspect Ron, like the Canadian rockers Barnaked Ladies, thought the name would mean a big seller.
You can read the issue free at our website and print copies are on sale at Amazon.com.
Third Wednesday’s Poem of the Week:
California poet Claire Rubin, a favorite of ours, penned this poem for our upcoming fall issue, a wonderful example of a persona poem, one that conveys its message with wry humor. It’s also qualifies as an ekphrastic poem.