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Word Salad has remained a free publication on the web since 1995. While we are free and the submission process is more simple than with print publications, we do not sacrifice on quality. We publish only poems with high creative and literary merit. We are proud of the fact that online web-based publications are seeing the same recognition from literary establishment as the more traditional print publications.

word salad

–noun incoherent speech consisting of both real and imaginary words, lacking comprehensive meaning, and occurring in advanced schizophrenic states. The complete citation for this definitiion is as follows:
American Psychological Association (APA):

Bruce Whealton writes, “I once told a writer for the Wilmington Star News, that I liked that name because, when I was back in elementary school, I suppose that is what I felt about poetry. It seemed incoherent to follow many of the poems we were shown in school.”