μετανοώ – Nidhi Shekar

Of the suns that fall and the moons that rise, And the children of the moon that rose with it By the light of the stars that bore witness to your sins Bow down before tragedy and repent. Let Achlys testify, let her claim your perfection Confess that it was your own misery that drove …

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Routeless – Nidhi Shekar

I found my doll, lying amidst the dust and rubble And can only assume that around it crumbles what remains of my home My family lie in shallow graves, my brother’s blood still drying on my face. The women that find me tell me to shut my eyes, that the sight is not for me. …

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For The Love Of The System – Jimmi Campkin

It only takes the sound of glass breaking to remind me of the taste; wet concrete and burned rust.  Last week I sat in a bar facing a drizzly street and stared at my own reflection for hours as humanity shuffled by.  The gangly barman, who’d been hopelessly flirting with his co-worker, dropped 125mls of …

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