Cream in your evening chai 

Lollipop, candy, gold, a quick sugar rush, The strands of our hair to be properly brushed  Cover, conceal, hide behind our culture and ‘tahzeeb’,Shy, pretty, attractive but also not easy to concede  And yet not too confident to be able to breach,The kind of vibe they approve of has to not have ‘excess’ self esteem  These rules and traditions that you set in your little cobblestone,Premeditated … Continue reading Cream in your evening chai 

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Edition 16

Hope everyone is settling into the new year comfortably! We’re back with exciting writing and art. To kick this edition off, we interviewed Michelle Ma, a photographer based in Massachusetts, United States. Her project “A Hundred Stories” is a worthwhile read and readily available on her website!

Once again, we are seeing and hearing from artists across the globe, and it is our greatest pleasure to bring their voices to you here. We hope, as always, that our contributors blow you away with their art and writing. Continue reading Edition 16

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An Interview with Cynthia Miller

Cynthia Miller is a Warwick Graduate whose poems have been published in several magazines and journals, and who published Honorifics, her first collection of poetry, this year. It was met with  outstanding success — it was awarded an Eric Gregory and is shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. She also co-founded the Verve Poetry Festival in Birmingham, and works with the connected publishing house Verve Poetry Press Continue reading An Interview with Cynthia Miller

All The Time There Are Things But Not Here

There it is again The silence So big it creates a physical presence in the room   She feeds silence her cup of tea She sits on her bed and they converse, As she stares at the ceiling. Silence strokes her cheek and gathers her tears. It whirls around her like a hurricane.   Somewhere there is more than this. There is noise There is … Continue reading All The Time There Are Things But Not Here