Sentinel Literary Quarterly

The Magazine of World Literature. ISSN 1756-0349 (Print), ISSN 1753-6499 (Online)

 

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Dan Keeble - Her fingertips brush the tassels of the lampshade. / She holds a cinquième below the dulling light. /...Hungarian Dance 4th November 1956

Alessio Zanelli - Six poems

Simon Tindale - I can’t drink like I did before / the doctor found me at death’s door. / Worst case that she ever saw. /...Two Doors

Jim Friedman - Hunting huge animals, / stickmen like burnt matches / run across a cave wall. /... Stickmen

Paul Nash - In the referral classroom, nowhere bound, You make a fit mascot for this company Of fleet sprites turned to snails who can’t fly free, / ...The Albatross at Langdon School

Mark Saunders - Framed in a plastic chair / laid out rust brown paint-splash-like beside the judo / mats, not contemplating suicide, with a book / on prescription, thinking /... Breakfall

Paul Sedgley - But just here, for a frozen instant, / A man in a lemon waistcoat stands, / Staring at a damaged filament. /...Mycelium glioblastoma tarmacadam

Jacob Dengate - People squint in the street, bathed in the flashing lights /
Sirens scream in the dark, shadows dart for shelter /...A Sojourn in Suburbia

Richard Westcott - His wound-up crozier straightens out / tightened springs unwind, releasing  / frondy fingers first, tipped with soft new nails /
...Return of the Green Man

Andrew Muggeridge  - like being tangled in still heartstrings / or drinking from
the wrong chalice. / ...notes on disconnect

Michael Caines - A common scene that’s weirdly past forgetting: / him waxing parliamentary down the Bird / ... Buffoon

Christopher M. James - Ghost writer, first prize winner, SLQ Poetry Competition (November 2019)

Jocelyn Simms - Two prizewinning poems; ‘. . . crossing the garden by the pale flowers’ and As if Invisible.

Competitions Updates  

November 2019

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Christopher M James wins Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition (November 2019)
judged by Oz Hardwick. Second prize has been won by Jim Friedman and Jocelyn Simms has placed third. See the full results and read the judge's report here >>>


 
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Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition

The July 2020 competition to be judged by Terry Jones is now accepting entries.
First Prize: £250.00
Second Prize: £100.00
Third Prize: £50.00
For the full range of prizes, terms and to enter now, go to competition page>>


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