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Our volumes are themes issues that comprise of poetry and prose from authors everywhere. Dive into the volumes to explore a world of queer lit.

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...

Graveyard of Stamped Roses

Walking through the valley, Taking a right turn and then left. I came across an abandoned park, Full of benches and withered trees. There were roses everywhere, Some black...

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...

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...

The Girl Who Cried Rain

When she fell in her mother's palm during the Motherhood Ritual Night, she didn't know she was destined to be a curse that would...

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...

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 coffer...