Breadcrumb Scabs: a poetry magazine 13

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Breadcrumb Scabs is a monthly poetry magazine about the human condition. Offering free poetry downloads, and cheap print poetry books. A magazine without pretty poetry-- instead, confessional poetry. Love poetry with unflattering, pessimistic imagery. Poetry that makes us feel nauseous. Sentimentality distorted with grittiness. Real human emotion. Specializes in queer poets and women writers, but everyone, internationally, is welcome to read and submit. Recommended for adults only. Guilt. Grit. Sex. Scabs. Breadcrumb Scabs.

Breadcrumb Scabs: a poetry magazineUnited States


G General 


Poetry Forms:Free verse, Prose poetry.
Styles:Absurdist, Dark, Experimental, Literary.

Types & Lengths

PoemNo line limits known.

Media & Publication Frequency

E Electronic PublicationPublished 12 x per year.
P Print PublicationPublished 12 x per year.


We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
P PoetryN No monetary payment per piece.

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  ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousFormats Accepted
P Poetry OK No No OKText format submissions

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Date Added:
25 Nov 2008
Last Updated:
02 Jun 2012