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Previous Issues

As you wander through the pages of our past, you embark on a voyage through the rich tapestry of poetry that we've lovingly curated over the years. Each issue in our archive is a testament to the enduring power of words and the diverse voices that have graced our pages. From poignant verses to exhilarating rhythms, explore the depths of human emotion and thought that have been captured in these editions. Whether you’re a long-time reader or new to our community, our previous issues promise a world of inspiration, reflection, and connection. Dive into the essence of poetry with The Poetry Cove Magazine – where every issue is a new discovery, and every page a treasure waiting to be unearthed.

Volume 3

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Issue 1

Editor's Note: 

Welcome, dear readers, to the vibrant tapestry of our latest issue of The Poetry Cove Magazine.

In these pages, you'll embark on a literary odyssey that transcends borders and embraces the myriad voices of our global community. Our mission has always been to celebrate diversity, and this issue is a testament to that commitment.

From the introspective exploration of poetry's healing power to the enchanting narratives that spark our imagination, each piece invites you to pause, reflect, and revel in the beauty of language.

As we feature poets from the UK, USA, Canada, and the incredible Ruby Naaz from India, we're reminded of the universal language that binds us all: poetry.

We're thrilled to present not just a collection of poems, but an immersive experience that invites you to engage with literature in new and exciting ways. Whether you're solving poetry-themed puzzles or creating your own blackout poems, we hope this issue sparks your creativity and ignites your passion for the written word.

Thank you for joining us on this journey. Your support allows us to continue championing poets from around the world, and we're deeply grateful for the opportunity to share their voices with you.

Happy reading!

Adam Gary, Editor-in-Chief

Featured Poets:

Spotlight: Ruby Naaz

Poems: David Avila, Andy Perrin, Charlène Seignobos, Christian Ward, Megan Layley, Sandrine Letelier, The Butterfly Princess

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Issue 2

Editor's Note

This issue holds a special place in my heart as we delve into the theme of nature. The natural world has always been a profound source of inspiration for poets, and it’s a subject that resonates deeply with me personally. There’s a unique magic in the way nature can evoke emotions, stir the imagination, and provide solace in times of chaos.

In this edition, we explore the myriad ways that the beauty, complexity, and resilience of the natural world influence poetic expression. From the gentle whisper of the breeze to the majestic presence of mountains, every element of nature has a story to tell and a lesson to impart. We are thrilled to share with you a collection of articles and poems that celebrate this timeless connection.

Our featured articles, "The Language of the Earth: How Nature Inspires Poets" and "Eco-Conscious Poetics: Exploring Environmental Activism through Verse," offer insightful perspectives on how poets draw from the environment to craft their works and raise awareness about ecological issues. Additionally, our short story "Midnight Poems" captures the enchanting spirit of a summer illuminated by the glow of the midnight sun, where the wonders of nature and the magic of poetry intertwine.

I hope you find as much joy and inspiration in these pages as we did in creating them. Nature’s influence on poetry is profound, reminding us of our intrinsic bond with the world around us. Here’s to celebrating that connection and finding new ways to appreciate and protect the beauty that surrounds us.

 

Happy reading.

Featured Poets:

Spotlight: Oxford Poetry Library

Poems: D. I. Hughes, Emma Wells, Martyn Potts, Jeff Taylor, Stephen Allen, Ethan McGuire, Katarina Illona, Rachel Newby, Nathalie Tasler

Volume 2

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Editor's Note: 

The beginning of a new chapter! We accomplished so much together with our first volume, and one wondered how we were going to top it, but already with this first issue, we have created the most international issue yet! In this issue, experience cultures and poetry from Canada, Uganda, the UK, the USA, and Japan!

I really hope you enjoy this issue and are looking forward to all the other great additions we have lined up for this volume!

As always happy writing!

Adam Gary

Featured Poets:

Spotlight: Soramaru Takayama

Poems: Kayla M. Haranda, Amy Garda, Anonymous, Geof d'Poet, Lyndsie Conklin, Soramaru Takayama

Featured Essayists: Adam Gary

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Issue 2

Editor's Note

Welcome to the latest issue of The Poetry Cove Magazine, a platform that strives to showcase the best poetry from all over the world. We are proud to present a selection of poems that represent the diversity, creativity, and beauty of the global poetry community. Our team has worked tirelessly to curate a collection of poems that will take you on a journey through different cultures, styles, and themes. 

At The Poetry Cove, we are committed to improving with each issue, and this latest edition is no exception. We have listened to the feedback from our readers and contributors, and we have made a number of changes and improvements to the magazine.

We hope that you enjoy this latest issue of The Poetry Cove Magazine and that it inspires you to explore the world of poetry even further. We are grateful for your support and feedback, and we look forward to continuing to improve and grow with each issue. Thank you for joining us on this journey.

Featured Poets:

Spotlight: Home Stage, Lisa Shen

Poems: Cynthia R. Young, Shamik Banerjee, Russell Gooch, Thomas Larner, Colby Denholm, Dan Hughes, Nicole Cosme, Debi Knight, Emma Wells

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Issue 3

We are delighted to present to you our latest poetry magazine issue, overflowing with exquisite verses and captivating poetry. As editors, we have carefully curated a compilation of enchanting words that will transport you to another realm, where emotions run deep and imaginations take flight.

In this issue, we have scoured the vast landscape of poetic talent to bring you a diverse collection of voices. From rising stars to seasoned wordsmiths, each poet has crafted a masterpiece that will resonate with your heart and stir your senses.

 

The works featured in this issue explore a myriad of themes, from the exuberance of love and the beauty of nature, to the complexities of the human condition and the intricacies of the world we inhabit. Each poem is a window into the poet's soul, offering glimpses of their raw emotions, vulnerabilities, and triumphs.


We believe that poetry is a powerful medium that transcends boundaries, languages, and cultures. As such, we have made it a point to celebrate diversity in this issue. You will encounter verses that astound you with their cultural richness and leave you pondering the intricacies of different communities and experiences.

We have also taken care to feature a wide range of poetic styles, from traditional forms to experimental works. Each poem is a testament to the boundless creativity and limitless possibilities of language.


We invite you to join us on this captivating journey through the pages of our latest poetry magazine issue. Let the words of these talented poets wash over you, inspiring and uplifting your spirit. Take the time to savour each line, to dwell in the beauty of their imagery, and to feel the profound impact of their words.

Within the pages of this magazine lies a treasure trove of emotions waiting to be discovered. So, come, immerse yourself in the world of poetry, and let your imagination soar.

Happy reading!

Featured Poets:

Spotlight: Home Stage, Lisa Shen

Poems: Cynthia R. Young, Shamik Banerjee, Russell Gooch, Thomas Larner, Colby Denholm, Dan Hughes, Nicole Cosme, Debi Knight, Emma Wells

Featured Essayists: Adam Gary

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Issue 4

As we unveil the pages of The Poetry Cove Magazine: Volume 2, Issue 4, it fills me with immense joy to welcome you to another instalment of poetic splendour. The journey we've embarked upon with each volume of this magazine has been nothing short of remarkable, and it's my pleasure to have you by our side.

One of the true joys of this issue was the opportunity to dive into a sea of submissions from talented poets, many of whom were first-time submitters. Witnessing the emergence of new voices and the unveiling of fresh faces in the world of poetry has been an absolute pleasure. We believe that poetry is the universal language of the heart, and it's through these new voices that our understanding of the human experience deepens and expands. To all our first-time contributors, thank you for trusting us with your words and for enriching the tapestry of this magazine.

As much as we relish the arrival of each new issue, it's also with a touch of melancholy that we bid farewell to another volume. The passing of time reminds us that all things, even the most beautiful verses, have their season. But with every ending comes a new beginning.

In the interlude between volumes, our editorial team will be taking time to reflect, review, and envision the future of The Poetry Cove Magazine. We're committed to continually enhancing the magazine's content, celebrating the diversity of poetic voices, and fostering a nurturing space for both emerging and established poets. Your feedback and support have been invaluable on this journey, and we invite you to stay connected with us as we prepare for the next chapter.

The poetry community is a tapestry woven from the threads of countless voices, each contributing a unique hue to the grand design. Your continued readership and contributions make this tapestry all the more beautiful.

Thank you for being part of The Poetry Cove Magazine, Volume 2. We look forward to what the future holds and to sharing more captivating verses with you in the volumes to come.

Featured Poets:

Kayleigh Skilton, Bruce E. Whitacre, Tom Squitieri, Joseph Nutman, Erica Willice, Katie Beswick, Munro Edmunds, Maelle Leggiadro

Featured Essayists: Adam Gary

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Volume 1

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Issue 1

Editor's Note: 

Hello fellow Covers! I am so excited to announce the first ever edition of The Poetry Cove Magazine. I wanted to send a special thank you to everyone who submitted to our magazine and supported The Poetry Cove thus far, which without you, wouldn’t be here at all. Creating this debut issue has been a long journey filled with blood, sweat, and tears, but I know it will all be worth it to see you flipping through our pages. Hope you enjoy!​

Sincerely, 
Sophie Scarlette.

Featured Poets:

Spotlight: Tomara Garrod.

Poems: Matthew Hutchins, Chris Scott, Allana Jones, Ashish Dwivedi, Lyndsie Conklin, Kayla M. Haranda, Colby Denholm, Shen Friebe, Rob Edwards, Tay Hurt, Kerryanne Brown.

Featured Essayists: Sophie Scarlette.

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Issue 2

Editor's Note: 

In this issue, we are interviewing two very special poets, featuring a photo series created by a fellow cover, showcasing several reader-submitted poems, and much more. We can’t wait for you to get your hands on a copy! Wishing all of you the very best.

Sincerely, 

Your Editor, Sophie Scarlette 

Featured Poets:

Spotlight: Dimitri Reyes & Oliver Cable/Nowhere Nights.

Poems: 

Sarah Mental, Rachel Glass, Shen Friebe, Jay Ehros Rosing, Pokerpoet Sorrowsing, Leilani Taylor, Marc Brimble, Allana Jones, Tanea Melynk

Featured Essayists: The Garish Grackle

Issue 3

Featured Poets:

Spotlight: Rachel Oates.

Poems: Rachel Oates, Amaya Munuera, Shen Friebe, Matthew Degroat, Elizabeth Wall O'brien, Sammy Anderson, Ken LeMarchand, Bernard Heys, Michael Cunliffe, Mitchel Malone.

Featured Essayists: Sophie Scarlette

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The electronic edition of this issue is £7, or for our print edition please click Order Now above.

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Issue 4

Editor's Note:

Putting this final issue together for volume 1 has filled me with mixed emotions. Losing Sophie as our editor has been tough, but also looking back on all the amazing things we have accomplished in this historic volume has filled me with so much pride and joy! I hope you like this final issue and I can't wait for you all to see the big things we have planned for volume two!

Our magazine is making waves in the poetry publishing world, bringing a fresh and exciting approach to poetry magazines, and publishing so many debuts! The magazine and blog team thank each and every one of you whom subscribe, submit and read our posts! You keep us motivated to keep moving forward and changing the poetry community for the better!

Your one time editor,

Adam Gary

Featured Poets:

Spotlight: Sarah Goldney, Humaira Chuhan

Poems: Rachel Glass, Emily Rose, Shen Friebe, Sabreman Carter, Adam Gary, Sky MacCallum, Joshua Sofra, Olga Gavrilovskiy

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