Issue 0010
August 13, 2003

In this edition, Managing Editor Neil K. MacMillan takes a quick whimsical look at Herman Melville, the Poet.

Then we have an article about the winds of change at VoicesNet.

We end this edition of the Visions Literary Journal with another of our popular International Poet Profiles, this time focusing on a British poet named David Monteath. David is a regular contributor to

The leaves are starting to struggle on the trees now and we hope that you have been enjoying some wonderful summer months, wherever you live.

After a one month break in July from publishing this e-zine, we are anxious to continue to provide you with interesting articles from our many talented writers.

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"A Dead Whale or a Stove Boat" - A Look at Herman Melville, The Poet by Neil K. MacMillan

How do we measure success? Is it fame? Or is it contentment or money? If your definition is the latter, then we must rank Herman Melville a failure.

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A Message from VoicesNet - by Jeff Humphrey

Its been a quiet but fast summer. The weather has been strange and the skeeters have been mysteriously few and far between. Fall approaches again as the leaves start to wither.

Amid this decline in nature, the world of VoicesNet will continue to grow and expand in many ways.

If you want to know what's going on with the VoicesNet Poetry contests, forum activities, the Ambassador Program, and more, then Click here.

COMING SOON: Palestine Israel Conflict - How did we get here? - by Catherine Money

International Poet Profile
  • Name: David Monteath
  • Country: England
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • Today I no longer work in industry, but for the last seven years I have worked in my local college (Whitby Community College). Here I work within the Inclusion Unit, a small team of dedicated Teachers and Advanced Teaching Assistants, who work with students requiring that bit of extra help in their learning.

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In This Issue:

  1. Intro Page

  2. A Dead Whale or a Stove Boat - A look at Herman Melville, The Poet

  3. A Message from VoicesNet

  4. International Poet Profile

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