Archive for the ‘ Jabberwocky 10 ’ Category

Fox’s Testament

28th May 2012 | 1 Comment

by John Patrick Pazdziora
(Scotland)

Be bold, be bold…

It was not so. You only heard the wind
Through the ivy against the western gate.
You heard, and dreamed you saw the worst, and sinned,
For in this gruesome dream you plucked and ate.


Talbot's Anatomy

28th May 2012 | 1 Comment

by Becca De La Rosa
(Ireland)

Pp. 178181, ursidae, imago mundi

Bears have exquisite nervous systems. They are comprised of seven roads, traversing the seven regions of the bear body: the first road, called Omphalos; the second called Harvest; the third called Sliabh Bheag; the fourth called Judas Window; the fifth called Knife; the sixth called Uppermost; and the seventh, called All Is Forgiven.


The First Flute, Played in Enceladus's Light: Five Voices

28th May 2012 | Closed

by Michele Bannister
(Australia)

i. ANCESTOR

Once, under fitful light, we came to take our own
left through the salted marrow and the mar-path,
the marshlight and shivered rushes.


Flatland

28th May 2012 | 1 Comment

by Adam Smith
(USA)

The first figure is lopsided—a long, thin arm on one side balanced by a short cudgel-shaped appendage on the other; a bulbous head like a misshapen potato. Murak mutters, smashes it flat with a blow of his palm, starts again.