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”

The Writers’ Cafe Magazine – ISSUE 14 “Frost and Dew”

Stone Unhinged by Peter J. King …………………………………………………………..***** Spring Frost in Churchill, Oxfordshire by Peter J. King Sunlight thickens on the tower that stands outside my window; I can almost feel the limestone soaking up the heat, like toast absorbing butter. But on the village green that’s shadowed by the church, the grass is white with … More The Writers’ Cafe Magazine – ISSUE 14 “Frost and Dew”