Rose Smith, Editor

March 13, 2020

Photo Source: Pixabay

    Her head is on the pillow, but her neck is rigid with fear. She is trying to ignore the dark and the feeling of unpredictability that it brings. The moon is trying to help, but it does not reach the recess where the shape sometimes appears....

January 10, 2020

 Photo Source: Flickr

     “Face your fears, Jim,” my dad used to say. But he was a brave bastard, nurtured on porridge and discipline. Cancer got him in the end though, unconquerable with bravado alone.  I was eleven when he died, but even back then I knew he was somet...

November 8, 2019

Photo Source: PxHere

      The music from my phone suddenly stops feeding through the stereo, and as I open my eyes and reach out for it on the passenger seat, there is a sudden and painful tightening across my chest. Something feels wrong.

     The field is in...

October 4, 2019

 Photo Source: Max Pixel

    As I reach for the towel, the phone’s loud and unwelcome tone rings from somewhere in the house—thankfully, it’s only allowed to ring twice. But suddenly, I am distracted by a different noise—a sobbing coming from next door’s garden. It’s To...

August 2, 2019

 Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons

      He carefully balanced the fruit in the palm of his hand and enjoyed the feeling of its soft hairs against his skin. Its appearance bore some resemblance to the plum, but larger and with its own distinct golden colour, and a scent t...

June 7, 2019

 Photo Source: PxHere

       When I speak to my friends, we often joke and reminisce about the past. One such time we got to speaking about the imaginary friends we used to have as kids and how we would often play or discuss things with them and even argue with them; pe...

March 1, 2019

Photo Source: Pixabay

     She’s dead.

      Behind the eyes, I mean.

       She moves the items over the barcode scanner with undeniable poetry, but it isn’t rocket science. For a moment, I consider the idea of a checkout monkey and a little giggle sn...

Please reload

Follow Us (!)

  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Instagram - Black Circle

Recent Posts

July 31, 2020

Please reload