A walk in the woods is not the same
as a walk in the park, of this much I am certain. Continue reading Winter Forest by Sanda Moore Coleman
Continue reading Remote Control by Jennifer Ruth Jackson
Pete stood at the foot of his little brother’s bed, clenching and unclenching his fists. Bits of wrapping paper still clung to his pajamas and sweat rolled into his narrowed eyes.
The lonely girls eats a cookie alone. Crumbs matter not at all for no one shall punish her. There is no priest here and certainly no sanctuary for playing in. He left to be an engineer of hierarchies. Continue reading Not your type of alone by Elisabeth Horan
I had a little twin
He was my mortal foe.
I killed him in the womb
so I was born alone. Continue reading The Song of the Twinless Twin by Jude Cowan Montague
Across the river a horse whinnies, reminding her
of the brutish hero in Jane Eyre, of that holiday
on the moors as a girl, walking around the parsonage
the scrawled handwriting behind sealed glass. Continue reading The Memory by Rachel Burns
She woke up one morning and found the coccolith nestled in the palm of her left hand like a secret. When she tried to pick it off, it settled, winking mischievously. Continue reading Girl Who Spiralled by Amanda Oosthuizen