Back Issues

Issue 13: Once Upon a Linear Time (Aug-Sep 2017)
Issue 13: Once Upon a Linear Time is an unthemed issue featuring poetry, prose, videos, and artwork from writers and artists around the world.

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gnarled_oak_cover12Issue 12: Refuge (Apr-May 2017)
Issue 12: Refuge is an unthemed issue featuring poetry, prose, videos, and artwork from writers and artists around the world.

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gnarled_oak_cover11Issue 11: Natural Outlaws (Jan-Feb 2017)
Issue 11: Natural Outlaws is an unthemed issue featuring poetry, prose, videos, and artwork from writers and artists around the world.

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gnarled_oak_cover10Issue 10: Dark Water (Oct-Nov 2016)
Issue 10: Dark Water is an unthemed issue featuring poetry, prose, videos, and artwork from writers and artists around the world.

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gnarled_oak_cover9Issue 9: Harbor, Home, Hard Love (Jul-Aug 2016)
Issue 9: Harbor, Home, Hard Love is an unthemed issue featuring poetry, prose, videos, and artwork from writers and artists around the world.

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gnarled_oak_cover7Issue 8: The Somnambulist’s Notebook (Apr-May 2016)
Issue 8: The Somnambulist’s Notebook is an unthemed issue featuring poetry, videos, and artwork from writers and artists around the world.

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gnarled_oak_cover7Issue 7: Dear Friends (Mar-Apr 2016)
Issue 7: Dear Friends aka “The Oldies Issue” is a special mini-issue in which contributors submitted a favorite pre-20th century poem along with a response, commentary, or creative remix.

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gnarled_oak_cover6Issue 6: Cosmology (Jan-Feb 2016)
Issue 6: Cosmology is an unthemed issue featuring poetry, prose, videos, and artwork from writers and artists around the world.

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gnarled_oak_cover5Issue 5: The Globe in My Pocket (Oct-Nov 2015)
Issue 5: The Globe in My Pocket is an unthemed issue featuring poetry, prose, and artwork from writers and artists around the world.

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gnarled_oak_cover4Issue 4: A Parachute in the Wind (Jul-Aug 2015)
Issue 4: A Parachute in the Wind is an unthemed issue featuring poetry, prose, videos, and artwork from writers and artists around the world.

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gnarled_oak_cover3Issue 3: Blue Vegetarian Lions (Apr-May 2015)
Issue 3: Blue Vegetarian Lions is an unthemed issue featuring poetry, prose, videos, and artwork from writers and artists around the world.

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gnarled_oak_cover2Issue 2: The Velocity of Night (Jan-Feb 2015)
Issue 2: The Velocity of Night is an unthemed issue featuring poetry, prose, videos, and artwork from writers and artists around the world.

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gnarled_oak_coverIssue 1: Starting Small (Nov-Dec 2014)
Issue 1: Starting Small is the inaugural issue of Gnarled Oak featuring micropoetry, microprose, short videos, and micropoetry-related artwork.

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agnarledoak-covers-reducedJames Brush’s Old Micropoetry Blog
From 2009-2012, a gnarled oak was editor James Brush’s micropoetry blog. In 2014, he reinvented this site as Gnarled Oak, an online literary journal. This is the archive of James’ old micropoems. If you’re interested in what he’s writing now, please visit his blog Coyote Mercury.