Constellations – Zoe Elerby

Constellations Zoe Elerby Thankfully, it was cold. Dakota liked the cold, ironically, considering the suffocating rays they were born and raised in. They learned to walk on steaming hot soil. They learned to talk through the stifling barriers of humidity. Their skin...

Two Poems – Daisy Odey

Two Poems Daisy Odey Colour Riot A black swallow stains the grey-blue sky,Orange dragonflies’ tumble in the air,Three fluorescent lizards fly pastdisappear into the future. Two brown boys in a cornerProd a brown bird’s corpse.Over their head, a brown roach,slithers...

Fusion – Howard M-B Maximus

FusionHoward M-B Maximus Today, you become you and I become me. All I can think about is when we were an oddity, a phenomenon, something alien in the eyes of semi-literates, like our father; and everyone here. We were numbers, confusingly close: one and two, or two in...

A Dream Made of Water – Jude Chike

A Dream Made of WaterJude Chike 3.24amFriday, 8 May 2020 Full moon. The only wolf that has howled is my neighbour’s rooster. Rats are doing their thing in the backyard. I hear them whining, they sound like the birds whistling at the other edge of the suburb. I...

FIFA: A Love Story – Dennis Mugaa

FIFA: A Love Story Dennis Mugaa The first time I knew my mother loved me was when she bought me a PlayStation 3. I was 13, and there could have been no other sign of love greater than this for me at the time. The console came with FIFA – my favourite game. It was the...