Story of the week
Posted by The Other Terre... on Fri, 30 Sep 2016Sometimes Alun will do anything not because he believes it, but because it’s the opposite of the policy of the mainland council. So when the council introduced a ban on public nudity across the whole mainland, Alun responded by making Happy Island Sands a nudist beach.
Poem of the week
Posted by maggyvaneijk on Mon, 26 Sep 2016
The last man I loved
made me a dream catcher
of dental floss and blonde hair.
This is him, the last of him. We’re driving
through a phlegmy drag of days. Stealing
rayon rose petals from damp motels
to stitch into his coat.
Pullover please.Read more
A total gem from Maggy van Eijk makes it a no brainer for Poem of the Week:Read more
Picks of the Month
Posted by Stephen Thom on Wed, 24 Aug 2016
'There was a grove, dark with holm-oaks, below the Aventine, at sight of which you would say: ‘There’s a god within'. The centre was grassy, and covered with green moss, and a perennial stream of water trickled from the rock.'
Ovid. Fasti. Book III, March 1, Kalends.