Perfume River Poetry Review

Tourane Poetry Press proudly announces the release of the fourth issue of Perfume River Poetry Review. 

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“I have a new philosophy: to do things less, do things smaller, to do things closer to the heart.”

                                                  –Editor’s Note

Entitled “A New Philosophy,” Issue 4 is a search for a new paradigm of poetry.  It features poetry that is new in its simplicity, austerity, and honesty.  Though there is no theme or unifying vision, here are some ideas, images, impressions and music that shaped this issue:

Copies Available: 
Free pdf: Perfume River Poetry Review Issue 4_A New Philosophy
Hard copies are available for $10 ($5 for additional contributor copies)

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Copies of past issues are also available:


Issue 1: Inaugural Issue: Where We Begin

“When did poetry begin for you? When was it you first discovered that words could bring you joy, give comfort, sustain you, and create hope and beauty? When was it you first discovered this magic?”

Free pdf: Perfume River_Issue 1_Where We Begin



Issue 2: Ars Erotica

Ars Erotica explores aesthetics of love, sex, sexuality, and intimacy and how it makes us human.

Free pdf: Perfume River_Issue 2_Ars Erotica

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Issue 3: Night Terrors

What are your fears of the dark?  What keeps you up at night–be it ghosts or hauntings in your heart?

Free pdf: Perfume River Issue 3_Night Terrors