Picks of the Month

March

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

COSMIC ARBORETUM

The café in the village square was once a well-known haunt of agitators who, in my youth, scribbled polemics on the backs of menus. They were mopped...
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February

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

recoil

You said Everybody told me to avoid you you're too unstable for me. I can turn myself inside out if that's what you want but I'll still be lost at...
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Cherry
Pick of the Month

An Ending

The cursor blinks steadily, beating out non-human time without mercy. I break its gaze to look out of the grimy first-floor window. Above the parade...

January

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

As long as sea beats on stone

The sleek body of the dive bomber plunged, the arc of its wingspan and tremendous feedbacked screech cutting the air around it to ribbons. The ships...
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Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Triptych 1: Mass

Mother in a mantilla rubs her spit dampened handkerchief across a child’s face, not clean enough for God, who lives inside and judges us all. She...

December

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Hoc Erat in Votis (Poetry Monthly)

"How many raindrops?" - Mark Danielewksi
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Cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Sadie (from "Ribbentrop's Chair")

Sadie As most married couples grow older and lust slips away, they learn to cling to each other like life rafts adrift on the ocean. Sadie and Marcus...

November

Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

into the grey afternoon

In the woods with the child his impotent rage subsided some. He breathed deeply among the trees and crouched with the child by huge fungi and fallen...
Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Autumn

A schoolgirl draws. An advert scissored from a magazine is transmuted into graphite — petrified by her sharp, light pencil. Lines for hair: rapid,...

October

Cherry
Pick of the Month

Tattoo man

walks down street, shaved head bowed - shoulders slumped and leathered features weathered brown. Dog end loose between the yellowed digits - sucks...

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