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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.

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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Broadside #44 (Fall 2016 / 16.10)

Broadside #44 (Fall 2016 / 16.10) Melissa McEwen Angels It’s not always a downer or dangerous to live       here like they show you on the news. What they don’t show you, can’t show you is the feel good       feeling I … Continue reading

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