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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 11, Number 2, June 2017
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Urszula Funnell
Brighton, England, U.K.


Mud, wire and poppies

On a cloudless night, sometime near the expected due date, he slipped from his mother's womb. She wrapped him in makeshift swaddling, torn from her bloodied skirt. Soon after, she buried him just one kilometre south of the Macedonian border.

emptiness
beneath the stars …
almost a child  

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