“…Intelligence is often the enemy of poetry, because it limits too much, and it elevates the poet to a sharp-edged throne where he forgets that ants could eat him or that a great arsenic lobster could fall suddenly on his head…” - Federico Garcia Lorca
The Arsenic Lobster Poetry Journal is seeking eloquent emotion, articulate experiment; the charley horse hearted, heavily quirked, the harrowing.
Honed lyricism, stripped narrative. Be compelled, compulsed, MOVED, to write...
New online issues are released in April, August and December. The annual print edition includes selected works published online during the previous year.
Poetry topics, reviews and criticism, and lobster art/photographs (pdf or jpg attachment only), are also welcome.