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Editor's Note

Shot Glass Issue #18 is a celebration of poets' voices - from poets new to Shot Glass Journal to poets we've published over the years; from well-published poets to poets publishing their first poem. Issue #18 includes free verse and formal verse poems from international poets from Australia, Bahamas, Canada, Egypt, India, Ireland, Kenya, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, the UK and US poets.

Be sure to visit our Writers Archive section to read poets published in previous issues of Shot Glass Journal. Also visit our newly designed Muse-Pie Press website at to read our Featured poets, some of whom first came to our notice through submissions to the Shot Glass Journal.

We'd like to thank our talented webmaster, Lonnard Dean Watkins, who continues to give Muse-Pie Press and its online journals a unique and poetic feel.

Shot Glass Issue #18 is a mixture of genre, subject and emotions that blend together into a journal we hope our readers will enjoy.

– Mary-Jane Grandinetti

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