Poetry

If I Could Bottle My Sadness by Jayda Marí

Words pour from me In my darkest hours  A storm within me spilling Onto pages dedicated to my  Deepest feelings  An ocean of unshed tears  Filling my lungs  Waves of emotions, deep  Enough to drown me  Strong enough  To wash away everyone and everything  Around me  Some days calm  Soothing  Healing Always unpredictable If I… Continue reading If I Could Bottle My Sadness by Jayda Marí

Fiction

Where the Gutter Flowers Wilt, pt.2 by Kyle Summerall

I ask him what he likes to do. He tells me that he likes to kayak with his dad. He tells me he lives with his parents. He says he puts a good portion of his cheque every week towards his student loans and that they will be paid off soon. I tell him that… Continue reading Where the Gutter Flowers Wilt, pt.2 by Kyle Summerall

Advice

What is Horror? | Guest Article by Gavin Gardiner

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.H.P. Lovecraft, ‘Supernatural Horror in Literature’ http://www.hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/essays/shil.aspx Now we have the obligatory Lovecraft quote out of the way, we can get on with figuring out what the hell horror really is. At least I… Continue reading What is Horror? | Guest Article by Gavin Gardiner

Poetry

Together by Aimee Barry

Stumbling, past each day. Crumbling, is the world around me. Facing it, braving today, comfort in the togetherness, of the mess we’re in, a together-mess? Engulfed by a loneliness, too difficult to suppress. How long will this hell last, has the worst of it already passed? Do you think life will return to normal? Or… Continue reading Together by Aimee Barry

Fiction

Biggest Fan, pt. 12 by Heather Taylor

“What did you want again?” Ceri half-shouted down the phone. She was queuing in a cramped café in the bustling heart of Paddington Train Station, winding her way around the tables and chairs like a conga line in slow motion until she reached the counter. Cherry, her wife of two-and-a-half years, had grown bored of… Continue reading Biggest Fan, pt. 12 by Heather Taylor