Cami Park

3 monks and a priest

In Confessional, Poetry, Prose on March 2, 2010 at 7:40 pm

I wrote Last Meals of the Saints for for every year. I’m not meaning to hog the 16th century or anything, but Crispin had a contributor drop out at the last second, plus I was inspired by Henry VIII‘s mass execution of 3 monks and a priest in that year, 1535.

Also, Travis Kurowski was my excellent HTMLG Secret Santa for X-mas, and he got me a subscription to a poetry journal I wasn’t familiar with, The Lumberyard, and I just got Issue #5 in the mail, and it’s a sumptuous, gorgeous, letter-pressed thing. This particular issue is dedicated to truckers, and it reminds me a bit of Forklift, Ohio (my favorite) sensibility-wise. A CD from Seclusion is enclosed -Three Bridges -Hostile Impetus. I haven’t listened to it yet, because honestly, the whole thing is just too pretty to take apart. With poetry by Brett Eugene Ralph, Kathleen McGookey, Dan Pinkerton, Yikilo Hiskiss, Tiffany Turner, M. Bartley Siegel, and Derek Mong individually and carefully formatted, it’s a complete treat to see and feel and read.

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  1. Hi Cami. Really enjoyed your meals at foreveryyear!

  2. Hey, thanks Andrew!

  3. Thanks, blossoms!

  4. […] for HTMLGIANT’s second annual indie lit secret santa—and I recently stumbled upon her ecstatic write-up of the first issue she received, issue 5. I couldn’t agree more with Park. For example, I too can’t bring […]

  5. So glad you enjoyed the magazine. We’re glad to have you as a new reader (and appreciate the comparison to Forklift).

  6. Thanks for stopping by. That’s a mighty pretty avatar you got there.

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