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 Fathom 1984

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Poetry

Babila Mutia
Margaret Snyder (3)
Lex Gigeroff
Nicola Young
Paul Deagle (2)
Philip Graves
Sean Bedell (3)
Lynn Courtney
Amy R. McEwan
Sara Davina
John Mallon
H.M.
Patricia Boyle
dixie MacDonald (2)
Andrew Little (3)
Sophie Dessureault (2)
James Cranton
Christopher Aucoin
David Swick (2)

Prose

Giles Osborne

Artwork

Jane Mothersell

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John Mallon

 

 

cracked kitchen tea

the space shuttle
offers me tea
while she threatens
the world
with torture
and poetry.

her universe unfolds
as i sit
disinterestedly
counting the
missing tiles
in her
cracked
kitchen.

when she opens
her mouth
her head
disappears
into the
black hole
between her
ears.
(dense intelligence
lacks linear
dimensions)

with the violence
of time,
she says,
red succumbs to blue
and the grass waves
goodbye
as it
tosses
the remote
mountains
into the
yellow
sea.

how do you like it?

the space shuttle
has spoken;
stretching shadows yawn
and sponge
the light.

weak, i say.

a missile man
in moscow
plots our
death
as she orbits
my sissy soul
–screaming
–hollering
–cursing

i’m lost
in her
foam.

hastily
drinking
conciliatory
cracked
kitchen
tea
i thank
an unknown god
that i did not
comment on her
poetry.

 

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