January Picks of the Month

January Picks of the Month

Hello Friends, I've been called upon to take over the Picks of the Month until I can convince one of you to take it over. It's a hard job, but it is very interesting how it changes one's interaction with the bundle.

Journal of the Month:  Tough month to pick a favorite journal, they were all really terrific to read, but I'm going to go with Anonymous Quarterly #33, Measured Out in Coffee Spoons. Getting to the root of things, following threads, the influence parents have. And I was so happy to read the part at the end about Clarence and Kent Clair Chamberlain's poetry both published in the same poetry journal from 1974.

Writing of the Month: The poems of Sheryl Nelms are always amazing, but this one especially struck me. I read it, read it again, and then read it outloud.

Project of the Month: John Carvalho and Joe Palmer sure knows how to make the rest of us look lazy. Somehow, in the middle of building a house, they are able to turn out this lovely piece of handmade paper with (I think) 5 colors of ink on it. Stunning and precious. I'd like to wallpaper my house with it.

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