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Sunday, November 22, 2020


With deep appreciation for all our writers and readers, The New Verse News is excited to announce its six nominees for the Pushcart Prize for poems presented at our site this year. 

“Thirteen Ways Of Looking At Life Before The Virus” 
by Lesléa Newman 
“The Doctor Who Dies Of The Coronavirus After The Hospital Runs Out Of Gloves” 
by Terri Kirby Erickson
“Taking This In” 
by Jennifer Freed
“Descending: The endless origination of my Black son” 
by Jessica M Granger 
“A House On Fire Might Breathe A Phoenix To Life: A Protest Poem From the Homefront” by L. Rose Reed
“She Blew In On Lenten Wings” 
by Jill Crainshaw