Long Poem Magazine recently celebrated its 10th birthday with issue 20 so it seems appropriate to highlight the unique beauty of this issue. Every month the magazine publishes a host of complex and emotive long poems (of over 75 lines) covering all kinds of subject matter. The sources of inspiration for some of the poems included in this month’s issue include novels, biblical stories and art. Perhaps the most unique feature of this magazine lies in the way it reveals the writing process of its contributors. The explanatory paragraphs provided by each poet this month discuss how many drafts it has taken to get the poem to this point and can often surprisingly be beautifully crafted utilising only unfinished prose.