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Issue No. 23

A. K. Blakemore

Poetry

Issue No. 23

MAY   you slid into my life as though a witch’s smock — a sun poem.   fat bee on a bright brick wall...

Poetry

August 2018

Two Poems

Mary Jean Chan

Poetry

August 2018

The Calligrapher   Try grasping a piece of wood between your thumb, middle & ring finger – as if...

Poetry

July 2018

Two Poems

Richard Georges

Poetry

July 2018

Dead Reckoning   They say birds always find their way back home but home is a nowhere – a...

Poetry

June 2018

Two Poems

Andrew McMillan

Poetry

June 2018

glimpse   on the pitch by my house   the weekly game of football      there was one lad   already famous...

Poetry

May 2018

Two Poems

Ruth Padel

Poetry

May 2018

INTERMISSION   She stabilised. She started dying and then stopped. My brother said her aneurysm had sealed       stuck  ...

Poetry

April 2018

Three Poems

Amy Key

Poetry

April 2018

I disowned my real pain & engaged with its subordinates:   despicable neediness, heroic guilt and undeterrable envy. Each...

Three Poems

Poetry

March 2018

Leah Umansky

Poetry

March 2018

Stone   Stone heart. Stone deep. Stone minded. Turn to Stone. Stoned. Stone. I turn to stone when I’m argumentative. I turn to stone...

Poetry

March 2018

The Ark

Anthony Joseph

Poetry

March 2018

For Stephen Samuel Gordon: Spaceape.   Sun Ra was on the ark. Prince Nico Mbarga, he was on the...

Poetry

February 2018

Three Poems

Belinda Zhawi

Poetry

February 2018

(this) black girl as shadow-boxer   Born soft, bulging, with sympathy & all manner of fruitful & barren laws,...

Three Poems

Poetry

January 2018

Susannah Dickey

Poetry

January 2018

And all the circus ponies had to go home   I   In the ticket booth a woman chews gum. She’s thin, but in...