July 2020: call for submissions

To new and regular contributors to Free Verse Revolution, the July 2020 submissions window is open! The theme will be Galaxies and it can be interpreted in any way you wish; space, other worlds, galaxies between us, how we are ever-evolving, the sky, the stars, or even sci-fi themed pieces. Anything! I accept poetry and short pieces …

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Bison Hill – Jimmi Campkin

June is the worst month.  None of the fresh optimism of spring, the frenetic blustery energy of July or the languidly horizontal effortlessness of heavy, lazy August.  June doesn’t smell… unlike moist Autumn with her crispy leaves decaying under our feet, the clingy humid soil covering our skin like an overly affectionate friend.  June is …

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The Night Will Be Hard – Jimmi Campkin

* Sophie walks towards me and puts down the plastic can of gasoline, the grass yellowing around it like a sickly halo.  Her tight blond curls dance to Francis, her pet lizard roaming freely across her scalp, peeking down the nape of her neck and onto her shoulder.  Francis and me have this ‘thing’, and even …

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