Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Now that we’re officially in summer, that must mean summer reading season has also arrived, and at rez, it arrived with a bang. Art Blue starts of off with Avatare Me, and challenges us to reach a little deeper into things, to use Swordcoder to make sense of the world around us. Shyla the Super Gecko is back with Rainforest, one of her most descriptive poems yet. You can almost smell the damp leaves and pungent smells she summons forth. There are certainly no damp leaves on Mars, which is where Jami Mills is taking us in Wishbone One: A Grateful Nation, the fifth installment of her sci-fi short story. Zymony Guyot, who is one of our most innovative and super-charged poets, brings us the impressive Code, which almost seems to be a theme this month. Cat Boccaccio, who says more with less, describes the five things she’d take to a desert island. Lynn Mimistrobell has compiled another wonderful history of musical motifs, this time focusing on the doo-wop style made popular long ago. Klannex Northmead explores what’s new about newness in his thought-provoking poem simply titled, New. Closing us out this month is Amy Inawe with a superb poem, with her take on the message in a bottle theme. All in all, a wonderful collection of the most wonderful writers on the grid. All for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!