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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.

Winter Quarterly – (Winter 2017 / 17.3)

Winter Quarterly – (Winter 2017 / 17.3) Graphic artist and painter Allen Forrest was born in Canada and bred in the U.S. He has created cover art and illustrations for literary publications and books. He is the winner of the … Continue reading

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Broadside #47 – (Winter 2017 / 17.2)

Broadside #47 (Winter 2017 / 17.2) Catherine McNamara Asunder He parks the rental car at the train station, which is a post-Fascist box with marble planes, diminished by concrete extensions on either side. After the unchecked sensuality of the Baroque … Continue reading

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Broadside #46 – (Winter 2017 / 17.1)

Broadside #46 (Winter 2017 / 17.1) Lily Herman Red Talk to me about red honey: That psychoactive syrup culled from Himalayan bees who feed on the poisonous white rhododendron. How only a little of the toxic honey will peel back … Continue reading

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Archives for 2016

Blue Fifth Review (the first series): 2001-2010   the blue collection: 1: the body (Spring 2010 / 10.4) 2: music (Summer 2012 / 12.19) – Featuring Christopher Allen, Walter Bjorkman, Melissa Buckheit, Kathryn Stripling Byer, James Claffey, Sheldon Lee Compton, … Continue reading

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the blue collection 7: collaboration (Winter 2016 / 16.13)

the blue collection 7: collaboration (Winter 2016 / 15.13) featuring DeMisty D. Bellinger    Sheldon Lee Compton   Cheryl Dodds     Rupert Fike      Zöe Meager     Susan Terris     Bill Yarrow Ed. note: For blue collection 7, the … Continue reading

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Fall Quarterly – (Fall 2016 / 16.12)

Fall Quarterly – (Fall 2016 / 16.12) For around ten years, Artist Nelly Sanchez has been making cut-outs. She has been published in journals such as Mung Being, Sonic Boom, Le Pan des Muses and Temporel. She has also participated … Continue reading

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Broadside #45 (Fall 2016 / 16.11)

Broadside #45 (Fall 2016 / 16.11) Stella Pierides The Path At the top of the stairway snaking up the hill, a white-washed chapel and an olive tree. Blinding sunlight. Some way to go yet. The stony stairs are narrow, a couple … Continue reading

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