Yuan Changming

Yuan Changming

Megaphysics Few are really aware of ................Such universes Existing beyond our own Even fewer of so many other versions ................Of selfhood living In each of them, let alone This simple secret: At the depth of consciousness ................Lives a quantum ....Or…

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee

22 Reasons to be like Ariana 22 May 2017 a successful gig, singer leaves the stage elated, exhausted. Hugs her mother. 22 year old Salman Abedi, former member of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, walked to the arena. £22 was…

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Sally Flint

Sally Flint

Cornered I set up on the corner where people from the big houses walk past. Before anyone raises a hand to hail a taxi I offer my services. One day I will own suits with sharp hemlines that don’t fray,…

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Tom Cowin

Tom Cowin

Cafe Brutalism Oh, I can see you now. I can’t yet. Oh yes, there you are. it could have been ages ago and a dream inertia is constancy we could regulate a symptom with occasional days shall we have coffee…

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M.E. Muir

M.E. Muir

ON THE EXHIBITION OF ALMA TADEMA AT LEIGHTON HOUSE Barely the staircase Corinthian pillared would be brightening my mood on its gleamed ebony handrail with attendants hovering to protect your pictures for even the peacock does not lighten my fevered…

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E.A.M. Harris

E.A.M. Harris

Parting and Departing Th’last time we walked yurr, thee ‘n’ me – old codgers – we was in short trousers. ‘Twas a raw day, remember? No! y’remember nowt. Y’mind’s woolly as an unshorn sheep; ‘ts given yer memory the slip.…

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Rodney Wood

SCOUTS’ “AIDE MEMOIRE” IN RHYME hair is the barometer on men’s emotional life it stays all the way to old age, death and after temple fade, shoe, surfer, tapered or bouffant hair is the barometer on men’s emotional life rockabilly,…

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Sanjeev Sethi

Morning Walk On the macadamized pathway mind shifts to Gorgon sisters, mythology and memory brew with breath. Even in thought you hew my heart with quill of words recited with rehearsed vehemence like we used to for contests in college.…

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Zel Norwood

Hot fat You see, my compassion’s not lost. My will holds strong Even while my soul has to Sail ceiling-high To withstand you – An altered vantage point from where I see the striped earth wire Winking at me through…

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