Dawn in Pirate’s Alley

Joy R. Wilson Parrish Poem Kubili

The girl with a goat sits near the steps of the cathedral sucking gummy worms through swollen lips, her hair hanging lank in the sultry heat. The street sweepers will…

Repeated Walpurgis nights

David Thorpe Poem Kubili

Scars deep driven, trenches in his memory, panic recollections surge on repeated Walpurgis nights when the breaking of stone resounds in his brain Too weak the foundations to bear the…

Stitched Fists

Alex Maxwell Poem Kubili

With these insistent stitched fists drenched in streams of perspiration we clutch at our stubborn foresight like beggars in darkened doorways banging dragon ridged knuckles with veins bulging red upon…

Despair

JG Lewis Poem Kubili

Who will write the eulogies for those taken far too early? Too young, unsuspecting, trusting  it was just another day. Cheeks flush with joyous youth never again revealed. At seventeen…

May Surprise

Alex Maxwell Poem Kubili

The month of May is long awaited dormant windows inhale great gulps of colourful landscape doors ajar invite vibrant chorus song everything suddenly, happens the arrival of a lost friend,…