The Greensilk Journal  

 MAY 2017

***Submissions for The Spring /Summer Issue are now closed. The new issue will be available SOON!





When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.

     —  Paulo CoelhoThe Alchemist










***The editors of  The Greensilk Journal proudly nominated the following selections for  The  Pushcart Prize for 2016.


From The Fall 2016 Issue:
If The World Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade, If The World Gives you Onions, Peel 'em and Cry for Awhile
 by Tom Sheehan.
August Eighteenth, Nineteen-Sixty-Nine, Big Jake  and Johnny C and Me
   by Ben Fine
From the  Spring 2016 Issue:
A Gardener's Lament: A Modified Sestina   by  Bonnie  Amesquita
From the  Winter 2016 Issue: 
Edgar Allen Poe's Wife, Virginia, Signs Up For Netflix  by Allison Thorpe