“The city was a vast and stationary carousel, forever boarded by millions of would-be passengers who took their seats, waited and then dismounted.”
― J.G. BALLARD, Millennium People
Issue 44 Editorial
Fiction Editor — Lauren Chang
Poetry Editor — Taylor Brown
Reviews Editor — Jade Wallace
Graphics + Website — Obscure Design
2020/21 Editorial Staff
Copyright © 2020 by the contributors. All rights reserved.
The Happiness of Robots
The Killing of a Mouse
A Thin Line
The Hibiscus Talked to Me
AMEE NASSRENE BROUMAND
Palm Frond Cross
2 Typewriter Poems
SNEHA SUBRAMANIAN KANTA
Wood building and holy ghost
JOHN SIBLEY WILLIAMS
CHAIN: Response Poetry Project
WHAT IS THIS PROJECT ALL ABOUT?
Poems are often in conversation with other poems — from those that recreate or re-envision long-standing formal conventions, to those written “after” or “inspired by” poems that came before them. Here at CAROUSEL, we want to experiment with this tradition in a deliberate way, on a large scale, over time. We therefore bring you CHAIN, an ongoing, global series of response poems — each connected to the one that came before it but also different enough to stand on its own and lead somewhere new. It starts with one poem — one link in the chain — and it gets built, link by link, indefinitely …
INSPIRED … WANT TO SUBMIT?
If you want to be the next link in this poetic chain, send us one poem that creatively responds to rawlinson’s Lady Mondegreen by December 27, 2020 — visit our Submittable for guidelines
Particles No. 8
USEREVIEW 001: Quaking, It’s Morning
USEREVIEW 002: Impossible Language for the Unnavigable Self
USEREVIEW 003: Creation, Derivation, Exchange
USEREVIEW 004: Living Violence
USEREVIEW 005: Writers as Psychics
USEREVIEW 006: Talking to Stones
USEREVIEW 007: Do You Want to Dream Without Falling Asleep?
USEREVIEW 008: Reverse Juggling
USEREVIEW 009: Classified & Personal
USEREVIEW 010: Engaging the Emporium
USEREVIEW 011: Where Words Touch
USEREVIEW 012: Blistering Words for a Burning World
Published semi-annually. We gratefully acknowledge the financial assistance of the Central Students’ Association and the students of the University of Guelph.
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