The Ocotillo Review Vol. 1 is available

Thanks to your generous support The Ocotillo Review, a new international journal of literary arts, is now available in print.

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Let’s celebrate with a poem from Volume 1 by  Devon Johnson.


Or, Let’s Hear That Last Part again


Whenever I listen to Pat,

or Sufjan,

I remember the drive from Galveston

and how you slept

under my sweater.


I came back a week later,

pulled into that evacuated town

and called you.


On the island, I ended up

telling the ocean

all the answers I found.



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Tony Burnett is an award winning poet and songwriter. His short fiction and poetry have appeared in over 40 national literary journals and anthologies including, most recently, Tidal Basin Review, Fringe, Texas Poetry Calendar 2014, Red Dirt Review, The Vein, Toucan Magazine and Connotation Press. He currently serves as board president for the Writers' League of Texas, a 1200 member non-profit supporting Texas writers in all stages of their careers. He lives in rural central Texas with his trophy wife, Robin.

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