Poetry

Sublime Attire by David Russell

Could an extended kiss, breath heldBe that peeling elixir?To plunge into the well,Flooding our beingsWith the radiance of youth – Each peeled-off retro layerWafting back to the magicTime of its making, Its lovely seamstressesDreaming of the euphoriaOf its perfect wearerYearning to robe a legend,With dormant creations Then finally, after blank aeonsShe appeared. Would that I… Continue reading Sublime Attire by David Russell

Fiction

Bad Decisions, pt.2 by Emily Simpson

Fleur wonders how Erika would respond to this news. Erika is not sympathetic to Fleur’s desire to sleep with men, and treats her with open contempt for this. Fleur had been invited to spend New Years Eve with Erika. When Fleur told her she had been invited to the bar with Yahya, Nathaniel, Joss and… Continue reading Bad Decisions, pt.2 by Emily Simpson

Poetry

Seductress Divine by Joy Sheridan | Women’s History Month

She wore only an expression of fatal illusions, The power to capture and tear off at whim Those moths which fluttered Low, bright and light around her. Memory served no purpose while in her presence, For she would but lift her eyes and sweep them Over the brow of lovers – fatal she was, A… Continue reading Seductress Divine by Joy Sheridan | Women’s History Month

Poetry

Creative Woman by Amy Jasek | Women’s History Month

In response to Forever Endeavour asking, for International Woman's Day, "what does being a creative woman mean to you?" With nails trimmed for instrumental efficacy.I reach down into my feminine soulI dig in to the secret placewhose roots knot around a luminous corethat I don't understandMy fingers absorb the resonance there,return clutching a momentthat drips… Continue reading Creative Woman by Amy Jasek | Women’s History Month

Poetry

pear tree lover by Beth Phillips | Women’s History Month

stairs are too narrow and will waver for a momentwhen I try and find the light in this spacewhere touching will be encouraged.where I will paint the walls yellow to remind methat I must rebuild a state of beingthat I can no longer rely on mother to be a sourceof heat.this is what I have… Continue reading pear tree lover by Beth Phillips | Women’s History Month

Blog

What does being a Creative Woman mean to you? | International Women’s Day 2021

To celebrate International Women's Day 2021, we asked our community this question: What does being a creative woman mean to you? Women have long used creativity as an outlet or means to articulate their struggle in the fight for gender equality. We hope through reading the responses below, women will be inspired to use their… Continue reading What does being a Creative Woman mean to you? | International Women’s Day 2021

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10 Feminist Books Everyone Should Read | Women’s History Month

Access to feminist literature has never been easier, more accessible or more inclusive. If you're a complete newbie or a forever-feminist, these books are important reads for everyone wanting to know more about how we can continue the fight for gender equality. Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies) by Scarlett Curtis: From actresses to… Continue reading 10 Feminist Books Everyone Should Read | Women’s History Month

Poetry

They’ll meet again on the hill by Lauren J. Shine

Two friends with time to fill Together always and still alive  They’ll meet again on the hill Coffee dates and gossip to spill Brunches, prosecco, and laughter  Two friends with time to fill Even when one turned to a pill They supported each other  They’ll meet again on the hill They planned for forever until… Continue reading They’ll meet again on the hill by Lauren J. Shine

Advice

Things I wish I’d known when I started Writing Poetry | Guest Article by Summer Young

It isn’t all rhyming and sonnets. Fin.  But seriously, there’s this perception kicking about that poetry is super dull, cryptic, stuffed with elite vocabulary, and requires at least one ‘O’ or ‘thou’ to count as a proper poem. This is certainly what I thought I’d be writing when I got to uni, after having had… Continue reading Things I wish I’d known when I started Writing Poetry | Guest Article by Summer Young