Demonio

by Jessica Groenendijk I watched the boat head up the Las Piedras river towards me, the forest behind it hulking black in the gathering dusk. Spray leapt from i...

Forced

by Dorene O’Brien She was ambling through the woods toward Iceberg Lake when she noticed the hikers and scrambled off the path, her two cubs trailing her dutifu...

Poetry – Issue 2.1

The Ornithologist by Anita John So small is your skull, short-eared owl, so black your beak (that blessed the lives of mouse and vole); so hollow your eyes whic...

Poetry – Issue 2.2

Horseshoe Crab by Oonah V Joslin horseshoe crabs the sang royal of living fossils are blue-blooded hemocyanins copper bottom feeders under their carapace like a...

Bhaltos

by Karen Izod 27th May, Bhaltos, Isle of Lewis I am back at Bhaltos, a small scattering of houses overlooking Phabaigh Mor on the Isle of Lewis. This is the las...