Welcome to the summer issue of Goblin Fruit. Here you will find poetry that treats mythic, surreal, fantasy and folkloric themes, or approaches other themes in a fantastical way.
The red apples below indicate poems that our contributors have kindly recorded themselves reading. To listen to them in your browser, just click the image; to download them as mp3s, right-click on the apple and choose either "save target as" in Explorer, or "save link as" in Firefox.
Note from the Editors
In the Way of the Gate by Jennifer Crow
First Festival by Samantha Henderson
When it Became Just a Tree by Malcolm Deeley
Embers by Marcie Lynn Tentchoff
Family Values of Hameln by Yoon Ha Lee
O Prince by Erzebet YellowBoy
Mary by JoSelle Vanderhooft
Blood Poem IV by Jo Walton
comfort by Rio le Moignan