The Verbal Apostate, Unrepentant – Tara Lynn Hawk

Words, words, words Fill the void I am the black sheep in my family Put aside the comforts The false rule of conformity Shod your toes with pages Step into the mud Skate!   Tara Lynn Hawk is the author of poetry chapbooks Rhetorical Wanderlust and The Dead. Her work has appeared in Occulum, Rasputin, Anti-Heroin Chic, Uut, The Cabinet of Heed, Spelk, Wanton Fuckery, … Continue reading The Verbal Apostate, Unrepentant – Tara Lynn Hawk

All Along The Wonder Wires – Dorothy Rice

On the shores of the Isle of Portmanteau, with a clear view of both mainland Ether Balm and the flat slab of Blarney Bluff, Princess Esmé held four wound cords of wonder wire. One in each hand, one balanced atop each shoulder. The weight bit into her flesh and threatened to buckle her knees. But she could not, would not, succumb. Minutes before, Darby, pompous … Continue reading All Along The Wonder Wires – Dorothy Rice

Come See The Whale – David Hartley

“Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, androgenes and humanes … gather in, gather in … distinguished guests, presslords, Your Majesty. Welcome one and all to London, and to OceanWorld. It is my great honour to be standing before you all this evening for the grand launch of our latest exhibition. I cannot express to you how excited I … how excited we all are about … Continue reading Come See The Whale – David Hartley