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Veil: Journal of Darker Musings is NOW OPEN to SUBMISSIONS.

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Please see our guidelines page for, well, guidelines.

Inside My Rectangle

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Doesn’t the month of May always feel like the diving board of summer? There you are, finishing up with springtime, poised to jump into the warmer days just ahead. You move a little slower, perhaps daydream more often, and pack light for those delicious and possibly decadent getaways. Our May Poem of the Month encapsulates just such a state of mind: Town of No Taboos by David Spicer

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Also, please note that Veil: Journal of Darker Musings is still closed to submissions. I will post the notice here when we reopen. Please don’t submit until then. Ta.

When God Slaps

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Ah, April: the first of the month is a celebration (or a suffering) of jokes and japes and slapstick pranks; the rest of the month is full-to-bursting with the optimism of spring. And always, beside such optimism lurks the shadow of restless foreboding, doesn’t it? Herewith we present a sharp little poem that deftly ponders the “metaphysical delirium” that engulfs us all: One Person’s Seriousness Is Another’s Colossal Joke by J. J. Steinfeld.

Veil is Now Temporarily CLOSED to Submissions

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Greetings people! Currently, we are overwhelmed with submissions–which is a good thing, though it means we are more than a bit swamped. So, Veil: Journal of Darker Musings is now temporarily CLOSED to submissions.

I’ll post a notice when we re-open.

 

Emotions Out of Memories

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For our March 2017 Poem of the Month we give you Solo Boxing, by Michael Lee Johnson. A tight little poem, but full of action and distractions we’ve all been party to; the poet manages to say so much in so few lines, it’ll make you dizzy, if you let it. Enjoy!

Lonely Love-Struck Words

What is poetry if not a release valve for the pressure of our inner-most passions? Emotions wrought in ornate language and images, for the sole purpose of simultaneously revealing and concealing our true selves. Here’s a doily-framed valentine for you, dear readers: The Angel in Flight, by Nina Clarence. Kisses all round.

Veil is Now Open to Submissions

Subsync’s spookalicious poetry journal, Veil: Journal of Darker Musings, is now open to submissions. Please read guidelines before subbing. Ta!