Category - Literature

Dani Couture Literature Poetry

A Brief History

Dani Couture   “De proche en proche, votre science mettra notre espèce à l’abri…” — J.-H. Rosny aîné (Joseph Henri Honoré Boex), Les Navigateurs de l’infini   Witness to a bloom of false jellies that alternate between yellow smiley face Thank Yous and black Come...

Fiction Li Charmaine Anne Literature

Pink Ladies

Li Charmaine Anne   he movers had long left the new neighbours’ house, and for the last few days, silence had rushed into the space they’d carved out. Grace could hear the birds gain. Listening, she lay beneath her bedroom window in a pool of sunlight while the window’s slats beamed a...

Gwen Benaway Literature Poetry

Disphoria

Gwen Benaway   my chances dissolve like ice flows on the river. everyone is already found, I’m the only girl left. I watch them cross streets, move like sparrows home trail voices across the city to cornerstores at 4 am, I waited too long to be, I can give her nothing she wants or...

Literature Maureen Hynes Poetry

Staying Away from the Grand (River)

Maureen Hynes   The river was sour then, not yet sweetened by soda effluent or her declarations. We were searching for a double bed over the frothing gorge in a town full of strangers who knew. A few years ago, you might have been beaten up, said a friend. Something witchlike in us though we...

Literature Patri Wright Poetry

Alter Ego

Patri Wright   All the years gone wrong, in a blindfold pin-in-the-map sort of place. No day trip or retreat, more like a sun-drenched fire escape. First an Italian ice cream parlour, let time circle a while, peer down pipe-smoke boulevards, let the seafronts blend into one another. The lives...

Allyson McOuat Creative Non-fiction Literature

They Call Me Boots

Allyson McOuat    am femme. I know this because my feet hurt. All the time. And I like it. I gain my strength from the power that emanates from my stiletto heels. If my bra is not both itching me and poking me in the heart with a loose sharp metal underwire, then I am not complete. If my...

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