The theme for December is:

Decadence

 
Inspiration

Letter From the Editor: November

PEOPLE   November, for me, is a month that always feels a bit unnecessary. December should just be the length of two months, so no one can complain on social media about it being ‘too early’ for Christmas related paraphernalia. Warm weather feels like a distant memory; I’m not really…

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Uncanny Soldiers
Prose and Poetry

An Unfamiliar Presence by Jacob Ayerst

Everybody has a twin. Not quite an identical twin, though the twins are all identical. They are all pale and thin like the fingers of smoke that rise from a bonfire. They never speak but appear to whisper silently over the shoulder of the person that they follow. Nobody else…

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Crimson by Farhana Kabir
Prose and Poetry

Crimson by Farhana Kabir

Tick Tick Tick The unseeing beat, Beat, beat, beat Continuous and incessant The noise up-rose. Tick Tock Tick, The hand stroke 12, Midnight’s crimson beast, Blood red eyes, burned each time Honed in on the red hood. Tick Tick Tock, The claws held a hand full of golden lock, Crimson…

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Talking Pillow
Prose and Poetry

The Talking Pillow by Aaron Simpson

Sat in the circle at group therapy, he wants to tell us that his wife (of eight years, nearly nine) speaks in tongues, whenever they make love – Otherwise known as screaming any, sometimes every, name but his – her back bent back like the devil of autumn nights, head…

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Inspiration

Letter From The Editor: October

One sure indicator that we’ve once again arrived in October, and the unnatural Season of the Witch, is that our local coffee stores have started to scrawl ‘Pumpkin Spice Lattes’ on their chalkboards in a large variety of charming handwritten fonts. Similarly to the joys of Christmas, some of us…

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Prose and Poetry

Poesia Mundi by Marcus Artis Maldeviolano

And after all that everybeing We-all kissed And be-came the same Inside this cosmic augmentation Of frantic extraculation Of conjectular de-excalation We         rhythmic textures intersextually intertwined With      one another in cosmogonic rapture That In theogonic synthesis confines and Envelopes an everything in a totality                    That Was(1) still FOREVER IN MOTION…

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Inspiration

Letter From The Editor: September

The summer is slowly drawing to a close and suddenly we’re all faced with the looming transition back to our academic lives. For some of us, that means readjusting to the way of life we’ve had too many (and not enough) weeks away from. For some, with September comes the…

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Art and Photography, Inspiration

Art: Controversy Through the Centuries

Artists have been turning heads for centuries; from portraying images of religious, or rather sacrilegious connotations, to perceived pornographic content, to the way that art can stand in open defiance against the socio-political norms of the time. Yet, when we think of controversial art our minds wander to the likes…

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