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About bluefifthreview

Blue Fifth Review, edited by Sam Rasnake, Michelle Elvy, and Bill Yarrow, is an online journal of poetry, flash, and art.

Fall Issue – (Fall 2018 / 18.9)

Fall Issue – (Fall 2018 / 18.9) Mark Reep is an artist, writer, and woodcutter. He lives and works in New York’s Finger Lakes region. Visit his webside: markreep.net Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/markiedotpunk Twitter: @markiedotpunk Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/markreep. Mark’s dreamlike drawings blur natural … Continue reading

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Poetry Special – Five Poets (October 2018 / 18.7)

Poetry Special – Five Poets (October 2018 / 18.7) Fabrice Poussin teaches French and English at Shorter University. Author of novels and poetry, his work has appeared in Kestrel, Symposium, The Chimes, and dozens of other magazines. His photography has been … Continue reading

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Flash Special: Five by Robert Scotellaro (September 2018 / 18.6)

Flash Special: Five by Robert Scotellaro (September 2018 / 18.6) Robert Scotellaro Ballet The canned music was awful, and I was in a foul mood.  They were all out of my favorite Triple-X-Chocolate bars.  In fact, a frowny Safeway faux … Continue reading

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Poetry Special – Five poets (September 2018 / 18.5)

Poetry Special – Five Poets (September 2018 / 18.5) Cheryl Dodds was co-editor/publisher for Urban Spaghetti, a literary arts journal. She is an artist whose work has taken the form of mixed media, graphite drawings, photography, painting, woodcuts and multimedia … Continue reading

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Broadside #51 (Summer 2018 / 18.4)

Broadside #51 (Summer 2018 / 18.4) Tania Hershman Powers of Ten Even the background stars. Even the background. Stars will appear. Background stars will appear. To converge. Stars back and ground appears. To ground appears. Appear, star! To will, even … Continue reading

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Broadside #50 (Summer 2018 / 18.3)

Broadside #50 (Summer 2018 / 18.3) Cal Freeman Fight Song of the Javelinas: An Epithalamion for Brian and Maggie Smith Two javelina skulls carved from cedar and a tarnished gold Kensington clock hang from the north wall of my wife’s … Continue reading

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Poetry Special – Five Poets (June 2018 / 18.2)

Poetry Special – Five Poets (June 2018 / 18.2) Lines from an overheard phone conversation: “Sam Rasnake has written a few things. He’s published a few. Once he saw a whale swim past a wrecked steamer just off the Outer … Continue reading

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