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Three Poems

Poetry

April 2022

Eleanor Rees

Poetry

April 2022

ESCAPE AT RED ROCKS   I am the colour of the outside, a stillness moving like a winter tide, a new shoreline in formation,...

Poetry

March 2022

Two Poems

Ludmila Khersonsky

TR. Maya Chhabra

Poetry

March 2022

Russian invader, forget all about chivalry, Fear female revenge and female conspiracy, Fear Ukrainian girls, Molotov cocktails in hand,

Poetry

March 2022

Four Poems

Iya Kiva

TR. Katherine E. Young

Poetry

March 2022

[Untitled] “if you close your eyes”   if you close your eyes you can hear the sea whether Black...

Poetry

Issue No. 32

Ovid Void

Maria Stepanova

Eugene Ostashevsky

Poetry

Issue No. 32

If anyone in your global city still holds me, exile, in memory, Know that I died as soon as they...

Prize Entry

February 2022

Leaving tongues

Ahana Banerji

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February 2022

You wrap my fingers in the leaves, wintergreen,  twisting psalms between loose teeth.    Bound, I swear to something...

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February 2022

Halloween in America

Nina Reljić

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February 2022

Dogs dressed as other animals The gauze that hangs over houses reminds me of sickness   The church does...

If I Could Just Bring Myself

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February 2022

Simon Middleton

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February 2022

to run a damp cloth along every surface of that room, it could be different.   Instead I’m in the kitchen gathering all the...

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February 2022

The Old Justice

Fahad Al-Amoudi

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February 2022

My grandfather was a construction worker, a travel agent; I knew him as a sea-captain, wink like an eye-patch,...

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February 2022

‘Passport as freedom papers’ I

Sumia Juxun

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February 2022

(Title after a line from Momtaza Mehri’s poem ‘Mouthwash’).   ‘A home is only as safe as flesh’ –...

POPE JOAN AT FIFTEEN, DREAMING ON THE BOG, ASCENDS TO ANGELHOOD

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February 2022

Annie Hayter

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February 2022

Joan salted their stone kneecaps bathed a secret in the simmer of a reckless young head & brocaded shoulders   a set of wings...

 

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