- Poetry is written with a passion (Thus it sometimes provokes powerful and not always rational responses from the audience) by DS Davidson
- untitled haiku by Paul Tristram
- Bound by Laila Bebbington
- Vox Humanus by Eric Coates
- untitled poem by Gabriella Jonsson
- Language by AK Whitehead
- The Bard (A Cover Story) by DJ Tyrer
- Detachment by Christopher Brewer
- Summer by Dale Key
- The Discovery by Esther Chilton
- Words by Aeronwy Dafies
- The title of DS Davidson's poem is almost certainly the longest ever to appear within any Bard!
- The subtitle to DJ Tyrer's poem references how it describes the cover illustration.
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