Monthly Archives: February 2018

Sharon Phillips

Portland Bill, 10.12.2017 Strong gale sky tumbles grey west south west high tide 11.29 plates of glass their greasy slide glints of jade dull to slate whumph through blowholes a woman stops lifts her phone clicks and uploads her wind-giddy … Continue reading

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Julie Hogg

Residing   in your town’s haphazard thistle bricks and kooky genisteae moss, wild Irish hounds and paradisal words too early to be written, I let them settle on timbre and twofold meanings of the future, past a bench with the … Continue reading

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Clive Donovan

WALKING HOME How many times have I walked this way? These hard marble kerb-stones – sometimes they smile. The moon alone above gives a shady wink, Ancient and conspiratorial. There are no people in the street this night. This is … Continue reading

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John Short

PORCHES OF SUBURBIA She’s delivering leaflets again, urging residents to oust their charlatans who’ll vote through a bad deal then claim they had no choice. The people here are house proud, they all have pretty porches and loiter in back … Continue reading

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Jen Emery

Recollection Late in the day, my daughter kneels and builds towers of pebbles, bone-white vertebrae. She is cast in shadow; behind her, fine sea spray shatters the sun, and prisms clash and spill. Along the shore, my son turns back … Continue reading

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