Worth Reading

Geoffrey Walter Smagacz (aka Geoffrey Walters) writes from South Carolina and Mexico. A collection of his fiction, published under the title of A Waste of Shame and Other Sad Tales of the Appalachian Foothills (Wiseblood Books, 2013), won the 2014 Independent Publisher gold medal for Best Mid-Atlantic Regional Fiction. His rhymed and metered poetry has also been published in various literary magazines and e-zines, including The Classical Poetry Society, 14 by 14 and Dappled Things. Look for Geoffrey’s latest novel, Reportedly Murdered: A Gregory Thackery Mystery (Wipf and Stock Publishers), on May 14th, written under his nom de plume, Geoffrey Walters.


The Wound

Which Side I Walk

Self Exile

I Don't Know Why I Think Things Will Get Better

To Whom it May Concern/On Today's Solitude

Swift Days

An essay on Gerard Manley Hopkins

Reflections on Gerard Manley Hopkins and “The Wreck of the Deutschland”