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

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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Spring Issue – (Spring 2018 / 18.1)

Spring Issue – (Spring 2018 / 18.1) 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 published in … Continue reading

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Blue Fifth Reviews – Twin Peaks: Another Dossier (April 2018 / #13)

Blue Fifth Reviews – Twin Peaks: Another Dossier (April 2018 / #13) Any conscientious critic who has ever had to review a new volume of poetry in a limited space knows that the only fair thing to do would be … Continue reading

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Blue Fifth Reviews – (March 2018 / #12)

Blue Fifth Reviews – (March 2018 / #12) Any conscientious critic who has ever had to review a new volume of poetry in a limited space knows that the only fair thing to do would be to give a series … Continue reading

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Archives for 2017

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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