Welcome to Straight Forward, a home for poetry that says it quickly and says it well.

Issues Six and Seven: The Double Issue is now available for download on LitRagger!  LitRagger is a new app that allows you to purchase and read literary magazines on your iPad and iPhone; it can be downloaded from the Apple App Store. You can also get a sample by Paying with a Tweet.

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SFP Spring Issue Cover