Through the empty Scotch glass I see the bright pink flowers on the fence, like God’s one drunken child densely pondering the pinked circumstance of going home tomorrow on a plane to loved ones left unchanged in my absence… Travis’ Mossotti’s poetry has appeared in such places as the Antioch Review, Dark Horse, Manchester Review, […]
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Maria Apichella

PUBLISHED ON: 22/05/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

It turns out I want you, after all the fannying about. Returning, I peel off my suede boots, drop the keys on the floor with a clang…. Maria Louise …

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Myth

Bruce Bond

PUBLISHED ON: 22/05/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

As a boy I bought a poster of Hitler, not because I liked him. I don’t know. Fact is, I’m not sure why I bought it, save the storm and stress of his b …

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View of Valleys High Street through a Café Window

Jonathan Edwards

PUBLISHED ON: 22/05/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

Out there, policemen in attention-seeking fluoro-vests eye up a single mam pushing a pram, her head down and her face so much a frown, it’s like she’s …

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Lifeboat

Cynan Jones

PUBLISHED ON: 22/05/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

You hear, on the slight breeze, the tunt tunt tunt, tunt tunt before you see the boat. A low craft, inflatable, orange, a few yards out from shore. Yo …

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Oedipus Rex

João Morais

PUBLISHED ON: 16/05/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

  Quite long ago, there lived a prince Whose sense of fun would make you wince. Instead of polo, he would rather Have a spot of How’s Your Father …

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Dalkey

Jorge Fondebrider translated by Richard Gwyn

PUBLISHED ON: 08/05/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

When I first saw the Irish Sea, I thought there’s a lot more sea here than elsewhere, I thought that in the south there isn’t a world’s end, south of …

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From Twobeat Deathsong

Christopher Meredith

PUBLISHED ON: 26/02/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

take mymother from herwindow she’s nogood at watchingmountains take herto the runningwaters let herhear the fallingfountains… Christopher Meredith’s …

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From Narwhal

Dai George

PUBLISHED ON: 26/02/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

Out of a margin which would freeze the lungs of skimpier and tepid beasts, and all along her viaducts, her inky play-spots and her deep canals, she no …

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From Tame

Terry Jones

PUBLISHED ON: 26/02/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

But he went early, by all the truth never a man to see a touch of moss on his boots, the future about him like a pet bird… Terry Jones’ debut short …

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