I don’t pray anymore except for when I do— and when I do, I pray for you. Not on my knees with head bowed and hands clasped, no our fathers or […]
At twelve she starts growing fur and fangs, watches hair poke through skin like new-grown grass; lets her spine bend to breaking point and hides herself under baggy jumpers. At […]
[ Bit of context: I’ve been working on a longer-term writing project over the last few months, and in a bid to expand that particular universe and keep the muse […]
[I have a tiny notebook that I take with me on all my train journeys– and since I’ve been on a lot of trains recently it’s starting to fill up, […]
Teach your children to sail the Indian Ocean in a thimble, to turn bathtime into a voyage to the depths. Teach them to balance, tip-toed, on the pinpoint of a […]
Eddie sat in front of the window, staring blankly past his own translucent reflection, asit landed in the midst of a group of sparrows and let out an aggressive squawk. The sound of wings flapping was muffled by the window pane as the sparrows scattered en masse, heading off in search of a more hospitable feeding place.
Two o’clock in the morning. She woke, as usual, to the distorted audio from the monitor on the bedside table, the little green and red LED lights flashing in time […]