The Writers’ Cafe Magazine – ISSUE 20 “Secrets”(Callout)

“Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough. Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets, but I have found that when I silently commune with people, they give up their secrets also – if you … More The Writers’ Cafe Magazine – ISSUE 20 “Secrets”(Callout)

The Writers’ Cafe Magazine – ISSUE 18 “Fairy Tale”

Baba Yaga by Jem Henderson I gave away my voice yesterday. I wasn’t using it for much. Just former sweet nothings, calling for radical feminist change, the occasional rendition of Mr Roboto by Styx. I won’t miss it. I met her at midnight under a moon not quite full, not one special or spooky. her … More The Writers’ Cafe Magazine – ISSUE 18 “Fairy Tale”

The Writer’s Cafe Magazine – ISSUE 16 “Landscape and Maps”

  Contour Lines by Peter J. King ………………………………………………………………………………..***** Reading Maps: Between the Lines by Peter J. King Isotherms ………………………………..the Arctic Circle’s no such thing — …………………..its border loops and detours ……………….bulges ………………………………………………………………………………(see where the BeringSea’s ………………………………………………………………………………………a magnet, pulling out the ………………………………………………………………………….isotherm like iron filings on the chart) the northern tree-line gives a clue; ………..it almost … More The Writer’s Cafe Magazine – ISSUE 16 “Landscape and Maps”

The Writers’ Cafe Magazine – ISSUE 15 “Letters”

Like Origami by Rebecca Gethin With their perished creases care is needed to unfold the letters. Each one is stretched in a paper hospital and models how to crease, fold and smooth the creations with precision.  I try to read the prescriptions they secrete under the flaps without adding any flourishes of my own. But … More The Writers’ Cafe Magazine – ISSUE 15 “Letters”