Monthly Archives: May 2015

Debbie Cannon

Cramond Shore Two nights before Christmas, we take your camera and go down in darkness to the shore, to trace the smudge between grey sand and black sea, to tread the brink with cautious feet. You set off to capture … Continue reading

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Victoria Hamilton

The Spectre. Come home. The phone line’s no use. It cracks and simmers At fired souls And open hearts. It sucks meaning from words And love from our chests like Black holes in deep space, Or a lifeless embrace, And … Continue reading

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David Subacchi

INVISIBLE It’s been a while since I was here Since I was really here As opposed to just popping in For something to help With my homework Or to enhance an essay For college submissions I think it may take … Continue reading

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Ruth Aylett

Heft — The flock knows this land, where among the rocks the new grass  comes first, how to find the lee in a blizzard; The hand knows this oval shape, smoothed by sea and wind, heavy in the palm, from … Continue reading

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Suzanne Iuppa

from Solva                                                                    Clouds needle us with rain. Our faces wet with heave and hurt up steps, into views our ancestors kissed. Then they set off on long ferries. Tirah, Lorenzo! Tirah, Myfanwy! How many miles did their sold wordly … Continue reading

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Ian C Smith

Beyond the Lights of Town Far off, a motorbike races the night, inside, a soft thump like a cat disturbed. This neglected house creaks, an ark riding a flood. I become aware of a vague rumbling, electronic, freezer or, yes, … Continue reading

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Jonathan Lewis

New Year Sodden roots pump blood into deep mud that coils around emerald hills like Chinese dragons. Elephant seals adorn Año Nuevo, splayed like pharaohs along the shore. The bulls fight over their consorts, puffing out chest plates of scar … Continue reading

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