Category Archives: Poetry

Succession At Quandong Creek by Anna Tambour

Old Ron’s house by Quandong Creek
with a cockatoo shriek and a pop of sinews snapping
(loud reports lost under a barrage of rain on tin)
      fell down one night.
Flung down its useless arms, popped hips to flop
and …

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Pasiphae’s Machine by Catherynne M. Valente

Pasiphae’s Machine by Catherynne M. Valente

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The Witch by Theodora Goss

Sometimes in the morning, the mist curled into the corners
Of the house like a cat, and Grimalkin, she would cry,
come to me, my Grimalkin. She would gather
the mist to her, and stroke it, and it would settle

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Fasti by Sonya Taaffe

Shadefast: The Feast of Saint Libitine
Beyond the city wall, a black dog
is running in the frost and stubble,
nine times under the cradling moon
like the sickles that sheared the last
of the harvest down. Who hears her

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