September is on its way - which to even an retired teacher like myself (certified antique, but with teaching still ingrained in his bones)  always feels like the start of a new year.

So let's start it off with a bang - an excellent September issue.

What I'm looking for is a poem the like of which I've never seen before...


Please send your contributions (in the body of an email, please) to the usual address
(which is, of course,
or, if you prefer to use the other address, which we printed other  month, go for it. Both work.


For details of the editor's latest collection, Old and Bookish, please click on the cover picture below.

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Two blog posts may be of interest to potential contributors to Snakeskin .
The first, on "How Snakeskin Works", explains the simple procedure by which contributions are selected for a month's issue.

The second, called "Don't" offers some tips to novice poets, detailing a few of the things that might make an editor take against your work.

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