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

Editor's Note

Issue #35 of Shot Glass Journal continues to present exceptional poetry from an international community of poets. SG Issue #35 features new and returning poets from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Croatia, England, France, Ghana, India, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, New Zealand, Philippines, South Korea, the UK and the US.

We've also added some poetry forms new to our journal to our Glossary in this issue as poets create poetry in free verse and poetry forms so please visit our Glossary to see all of the different poetry forms we've published over the years.

Visit our Archive and Writer Archive to read more of your favorite poets and previous issues of Shot Glass Journal.

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 #35.

Wishing you peace and health,
– Mary-Jane Grandinetti

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