innisfree poetry bookstore zine

Open Mic September 10th, 2013

Open Mic September 10th, 2013

This is the first installation of the online archive for the weekly Innisfree Open Mic readings. 

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We have officially entered our reading period…

Thanks for everyone’s submissions! We have now entered our reading period which is roughly going to be 2 weeks. Decisions will be made and there is a plan for a fundraising party in the works. We will keep you updated.

BEE-LOUD

hive editors

open for submissions!

mission statement: hive is a poetry-only zine dedicated to featuring front range poets and one visual artist in order to collect & publish the vast amount of talented, passionate, and driven individuals within the  various poetry tribes/circles/communities.

call for submissions for issue #1:
– open to any theme, topic, form, or discourse.
– optional theme: write in response/with inspiration from Yeats’ poem:

The Lake Isle of Innisfree
I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,
And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made:
Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee;
And live alone in the bee-loud glade.
And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow,
Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings;
There midnight’s all a glimmer, and noon a purple glow,
And evening full of the linnet’s wings.
I will arise and go now, for always night and day
I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;
While I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements grey,
I hear it in the deep heart’s core.

submission guidelines:
poetry: 1-7 poems (.doc, .docx, or .rtf)
visual art: any medium, 10 black & white images including one cover art piece (JPEGs < 20mb)

*email all submissions to: innisfreehive@gmail.com
deadline: before midnight September 1st