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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare

Editor's Note

Shot Glass Issue #19 has a vibrant collection of poems meant to rouse its readers to experience poetry in perhaps new ways. The issue includes free verse and formal verse poems featuring international poets from Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, Korea, Kuwait, Nigeria, New Zealand, the Philippines, the UK and US poets. It includes first-time published poets to award winning poets.

The next issue of Shot Glass Journal, Issue #20, will feature a guest editor, Lonnard Dean Watkins, our talented webmaster, editor of Bent Ear Review and former President of the New Zealand Poetry Society. We're excited to have a different voice to our twentieth issue.

Be sure to visit our Writers Archive section to read poets published in previous issues of Shot Glass Journal. Also visit our newly designed Muse-Pie Press website at to read our Featured poets, some of whom first came to our notice through submissions to the Shot Glass Journal.

We hope you enjoy Issue #19.

– Mary-Jane Grandinetti

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