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Volume 1 - Love

Love is one of the most important things in the world which is why we begin our magazine with stories of love.

April Fools

ISI JI! THAT redundant, annoying, purple-coloured head of a yam tuber! Despite how much my siblings and I hated it, it found its way...

Confidante

They whisper as I walk in them, few promises in their weaves, pleats sashay along the way as I walk that extra mile to get further...

The Man With The Pink Underwear

Anabel’s eyes widen when she sees me. She leaves the door open and disappears into the house, leaving me to drag my boxes in...

Still Cooking

Tina stood at the kitchen counter, eyes fixed on the half-wilted arrowhead vine that her friend, Ayona, had brought with her when she’d moved...

Names & Labels

Being a girl “You can’t play with us, you’re a girl.” Taher creases his forehead. The way the word leaves his lips makes me take...

The Ghost in Aidan’s Kitchen

I first saw her when I came down for a glass of milk. Mama kept the kitchen counter clean and arranged her kitchen stools...

The King Would Send His Men

In another time, in another life, they would call those embers, eyes. Eyes that spoke in bold italics, brimming with kohl kohl that wore silence, bore songs like...

Men and Women

A man and a woman are spades, Two coins of a currency, And so when they asked me to choose, For I could only love one or...

Transcribing

I smoke my cigars, in the wind, Hoping to run into her, Her eyes and her breasts; Everything of her. Hoping to blend into her, Survive her, Transcribe her, I move...

Be With Me

In body, in mind, in soul and in spirit In havoc, in fear, in hatred and despair In sorrow, in joy, in tears and in laughter In...