by Sue Burge — When they peeled the dome / from the damaged temple // it was full of honey, oozing / down the columns like sweet candlewax //
the workmen’s hands slathered / as if they were desperate bears
Carl Tomlinson reviews what is near by Kay Syrad (Cinnamon, 2021)
Hilary Menos reviews Miracle Theatre’s Everyman, adapted by Carol Ann Duffy, at the Princess Pavillion, Falmouth
I’ll Know I’ve Made It When Going to a LongHorn Steakhouse on a Sunday Evening in the Dead of Winter Doesn’t Depress the Hell Out of Me
by Christine Naprava — There’s tremendous hurt / in knowing / that in this booth / I will never be complete.
by Mark Granier — At 15, I found Burt Reynolds in my mothers bed, / stowed under her pillow in a Cosmo centrefold. // Impossibly hairy, recumbent on a bearskin rug