You can all read this month’s Quill & Parchment NOW
Quill & Parchment usually requires you to subscribe to view the latest six months’ poetry and recipes, but they have made their February 2011 issue open to everyone, as a Valentine’s gift to the world.
Imagine being in love with everyone.
To see it, use this link http://quillandparchment.com/members/memberink.html with the top secret username Pink and password Heart. Yes, the initial capitals do seem to make a difference. My poem ‘Wasp in my glass’ is in there, which of course makes me that soupçon more interested.
The featured poet is Larry Jaffe, and as well as a couple of reviews and four romantic recipes, this issue contains a dozen poems – all about the moon, longing, licking, ice, fruit, adoration, and such things; almost all by writers far more successful and widely known than I am.
I’m no critic, but my own favourite is ‘Dream weaver’ by Ed Bennett. ‘And one day we will touch / to the click and thump / of the loom’s approval’ …
Nip across and enjoy it now.