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

Editor's Note

A new year is upon us and the new issue of Shot Glass Journal #33 reflects poems from an international poetry community who have learned to cope with the difficulties this past year has presented. Often these challenges bring out the best in all of us, and the poems in this issue reflects that.

SG Issue #33 features new and returning poets from Australia, Canada, China, England, India, Ireland, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Wales and the US.

Please visit our Archive and Writer Archive to read more of your favorite poets and our Glossary to see all of the different poetry forms we've published over the years.

I'd also like to bring attention to Muse-Pie Press' community poem. In March 2020, Muse-Pie Press invited its poets to participate in creating a world-wide Community poem. We wanted to capture the individual experiences and insights of these poets regarding the Covid-19 worldwide pandemic. There were 220 submissions received from 16 countries. R. G. Rader, publisher of Muse-Pie Press, compiled each line and crafted the poem "Pandemic: A Community Poem", into a poem of seven parts. Please visit the Muse-Pie Press site at

We hope you enjoy Issue #33.

Wishing you peace and health,
– Mary-Jane Grandinetti

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