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Volume 2 - Dream

Dreams are wisps of reality and beyond. We all dream, but what are your dreams made of? This Volume takes a looks at dreams from around the world.

Editor’s Note

Dear Reader, Outcast has been around for almost a year now. What started as a small community of a handful of people has now blossomed...

The Octopus

The man held out his hand. The fingers were dirty, the nails encrusted. Zach had never held hands with a man before. He had...

Faded Dark Shadows

Sunrays, sunrise, sun shines, Daytime round the clock, Strikes at twelve noon, Grateful and ungrateful, Success to failures, Daydreams may come and go, Surpasses the good from evil.   Heal wounds, rotten,...

Jellyfish Dreams

She comes into my dreams often, uninvited beauty, transparent with tiny orbs of different sizes, shining like pearls in the sun.   She bobs out of water, floats around, jiggles,...

Lost Language

Beneath a wall decked with jacked-up prices I sit before you, nursing my cappuccino. The clouds Scud sullenly on its surface, dark dust foreshadowing rain. Your face,...

Orion Walks Humble in the Desert

As I walk in the desert to find answers long lamented over, happy in my solitude, content with selective seclusion, it does not take long before...

Secured in a Dream

I write my best work whilst fast asleep, but often lose good lines to my subconscious. Thoughts locked in a mind that securely shut, a guarded...

Will I Ever Find Love?

As I grow old, losing time my heart’s still alone Beating, panting, waiting for touch   I am a regular visitor at my friends’ weddings Where I meet them...

Persistence of Memories

He painted the walls of his one bed palace with images of those who meant the most   A Sistine chapel of crude stick drawings and faded photographs of dear departed...

Somewhere In Nigeria

There are broken bottles of dreams Of boys and girls of tomorrow Carefully arranged in crates & coffins By marauding Fulani herdsmen.   Somewhere in Nigeria There are IDP's Suffering boredom From the...