THRUSH Poetry Journal

I do a lot of poetry reading in print and online journals. Comments will be approved before showing up. We enjoyed your poems; in particular we enjoyed: Get 12 form rejections back. This difference is minute to most, but I personally think of this poem as a bit of an inverted Bechdel test. At this time we’re going to release the work for publication elsewhere.

One of its dated entries, includes a poem about Andre Breton and a former boyfriend, an untraveled white male who writes a poem about a Sumatran woman.

I’d be more about perseverance and valuing second chances. To that end, I broke down my poetry submissions process here—and focused on being kind to myself (taking out the self-doubt and recriminations): ” For a clinic on risk-taking under pressure, check out “The End of Daylight Savings” by Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach, a lovelorn poem to an absent lover, missed or finally evaded, whose wilderness wanderings get mapped onto the speaker’s psyche through the poem’s emotional orienteering:

​"What Was Left of the Sestina after Looking at a Photo Album of My Father's Squadron" from Muzzle Magazine. He is the author of The Wine-Dark House (Blue Light Press, 2020) and Crazy Star (selected for the Loess Hills Book’s Poetry Series in 2020) and Bum Cantos, Winter Jazz, & The Collected Discography of Morning, winner of the 2020 Blue Light Book Award (Blue Light Press, San Francisco). They respond in three days or less. Each issue comprises roughly seven poets, the work of one visual artist and one interview. I am poet of the month over at The Inquisitive Eater for December. They’re all different, but the same in that something we did feels like it wasn’t good enough. Tall and Kicked His Girlfriend,” cannot belie its lyricism behind the gritty and the chatty:

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I know your ancestor had beautiful thoughts in his brain. Poetry & Pie Night- Rachel McKibbens and Jacob Rakovan - September 2020 http: ” The poetry is a crisp autumn apple, a late-night walk through misting rain, a swift combat boot to the face. ” In “Everything Crumbling Becoming Something New,” the narrator alternately grieves and celebrates her daughter’s declaration that she wants to be a boy: Three poems of mine "Sonnet II," "This is a Poem about Survival," and "I Leave. What is candida albicans? And here are some of the foods recommended by experts to stop the fungi from proliferating. "” And in every one of Bitting’s diamond-sharp verses, there is something to love. Experimental poetry is fine, randomness is fine also.

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“We are looking for poetry that moves us through precise language and original and evocative imagery. Chlamydia and gonorrhea, so your caregiver will want to check on it regularly by ultrasound. Call it the lost hour: I wanted to be inside her. This statistical information is an aggregation of submission data provided by our members. We hope to provide you with the best poetry available to us.

My favorite from the latest issue is “A Coyote Named Jeff” by Taylor Collier. Yes, but I look. Legal conditions and terms, side effects of certain medications, supplements and treatments. By clicking on or navigating the site, you agree to allow us to collect information on and off Facebook through cookies. When I considered the disconcerting sermon, I thought: They publish flash fiction, prose poems, and hybrid forms and respond within two weeks. THRUSH Poetry Journal appears six times a year, in the months of January, March, May, July, September and November. After the kids are in bed, I try to devote time to my writing and submissions process. More news coming soon.

If you’re ambitious, brave, poetic, and really, really cool, you might want to set your sights on this crowd.

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Most of the time, I take rejection in stride. Thank you for another strong submission! Hello, WordPress! Submissions without “Poetry Submission” in the subject line will be deleted unread. They publish only poetry and respond to all submissions within a month. How can vaginal yeast infections be prevented?, more than 50 percent of women older than 25 years have one episode of vulvovaginal candidiasis,1 but fewer than 5 percent of these women experience recurrent infection. When I received my personal rejection, I did tear up. Then, shortly thereafter, the top-shelf journal issued an acceptance for the same poem, which I had to decline.

It won’t be polite or affected. What are the causes of oral thrush? Apple cider vinegar has antifungal properties that may help regulate Candida in the body. My other favorite in the latest issue is “After Films” by James Grinwis, which is one long burst of paratactic images, accumulating to put you awkwardly there, after the film and under the thumb of a beautifully oppressive brain ranting, info dumping, poeticizing on high and without safety gear: What sets your publication apart from others that publish similar material? Sticky fingers and print my skin and thumb my lip. What other current publications (or publishers) do you admire most? SOFTBLOW highlights a handful of international poets each month. Love, You Sweet Dream Wingbeats II:

This month we’ve focused on poetry journals, or rather journals that accept poetry, with stellar track records for responding quickly (fiction writers, you’ll find some gems here too). It’s part of getting the work out there, and trying to find the editors who’ll connect with it best, and publish it. How do the causes and risk factors of a yeast infection differ from the causes of a uti? It’s part of the process. Selection is random; however we will always offer you the choice to opt out.

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Describe what you publish in 25 characters or less. If you are interested in submitting your work, please visit our submissions page for the guidelines. Support your liver, my experience is that individuals with Candida often have several other issues such as SIBO. What is a day in the life of an editor like for you? ” Kristin George Bagdanov’s poem “We Dissolve Separately” embraces the solemnity of a truth, however grim, that remains beautiful for being told as truth: Here it is in its entirety–an existential experiment in haiku: If a disconnect occurs between the description and sample pieces: However vulgarity and coarseness, just for the sake of the exercise, doesn’t generally benefit anyone.


It’s a journal I show all the time to friends looking to read good poetry online. Yeast infection symptoms, most women know the common symptoms of a yeast infection, which include itching, burning, a white discharge, pain with intercourse or tampon use, or redness and irritation of the vulva (the outside "lips" of the vagina). That’s why you have to send out two new submissions for every rejection. Please check it out if you like the info below.

  • Consider rejection.
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  • The takeaway is that we deal with rejection in all facets of our lives, and it hurts.
  • This fictional humor website, which leans towards all things literary, responds to submissions within a week.
  • A (somewhat) monthly journal of political poetry and commentary.
  • “I remember what matters.

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That’s why you can’t take it personally. His first book Evening land (Cinnamon Press, UK) was nominated for the 2020 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. At the heart of this anecdote, something carries over into my current life: So imagine how happy I was to hear that one of my poems would find a home there in the November issue! Please—zone it in a little closer.


This electronic literary journal focuses on publishing accessible poems. If your work is accepted elsewhere please inform us immediately. How thrush spreads, thrush is usually treated with antifungal medicine. Lost/Returned: If you publish writing, who are your favorite writers? Submit 4-6 lined or prose poems and they’ll generally respond within a couple of days.

Throughout, the metaphors are masterful and fully engage all the reader’s senses; water balloons are “watered organs that want to burst” (“What the Rain Made”), female genitalia is a “vinegar cave” (“The Slaying”), and coffee is “dark fluid sun” (“After”). If your poem/s is declined, we ask that you please wait a minimum of six months before submitting again. They’re committed to giving personal responses to submissions – a daunting task in this age – but based on comments posted to their FB page and tracking on Duotrope, they are keeping up with it and making many, many people happy. “A jackass who’s not going anywhere in life.


Nevertheless, I was so thrilled to have this particular poem accepted by THRUSH. Religious imagery also abounds, from God’s rampant destruction in the book of Genesis to the stained glass, pews, and cup of Sunday services. Best of the Small Presses. Treatment, if left untreated, it can increase the risk for sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy complications. Queue, how is bacterial vaginosis treated? Their turnaround time is a couple of days.

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This literary journal publishes science fiction and fantasy short stories and responds to most submissions within a week. It will ask us to read it with clean and hungry eyes. Special situations involving antifungal resistance, but if something happens to unbalance this bacteria, you might experience an overgrowth of a particular type of yeast called Candida, resulting in a yeast infection. “Michelle Bitting is an original, no one writes quite like she does with her lush, ruminative excursions into the female psyche, into myth and the bliss and fragility of domesticity, blithe forays into sex, gender, politics, religion and what it means to be a woman, a wife, a mother, a teacher and a poet striding into the kingdom, breaking every window, blowing open every door. ​ Near the heart of her book, the author gives readers in “When the Sky Makes a Certain Sign” one of those lines that might sneak into her obituary decades in the future: ” I love the surprising agencies invested in inanimate things as well as the jaunty cadences of Arian Katsimbras’s “Elegy for the West” (you can even hear him read this one on the website!) Competition is high.

The press received more than 100 manuscripts and was planning to publish three. Part of the pain of submitting is waiting and waiting and waiting to hear if your piece is accepted. That’s me turning off my phone ringer in church, and then seeing a poetry rejection come in as everyone else is singing The Gloria—and then, actually feeling worse about the poetry rejection. Without editors, the voices of writers who choose not to self-publish would have little chance of being nurtured or heard. That’s why you have to resubmit when you get a personal rejection. We have detailed reviews given for publications that come directly from our editor (Every Writer).

PANK inhabits its contradictions – so, too, should your work. “Giant,” Sweet Literary. This year, I want to do two things with my poetry publications. ​ With this poetry collection, the author firmly establishes herself as a powerful contemporary voice in American letters. It’s a tough world for writers. What do submitters most often get wrong about your submissions process? I was proud of that, proud of that defiance I thought I had in me—that “I’ll prove you naysayers wrong” attitude that I felt gave me an internal swagger. Read it, love it, give the issue your electronic thumbs up by sharing it on Facebook and Twitter.