it is the day the spiders hatched. Read more

self-portrait with ghost

they hadn’t spoken in 40 years. Read more

“tell the story of a scar”

he had always been gifted at sports of all kinds / Read more

The Story of the Nether Largie Stanes

“Mooooooon!” Earth would call up into the darkness. “Gealllaaaach! Come down here and talk with me, for I long for a sister who understands me, and I feel you could be the one.” Read more

the woman

the woman

once there was a woman who lived alone Read more

the spider

the woman remembered
the swivel of shod hooves on the dusty road,
and running. Read more

the dance

one day the woman awoke
feeling strange. Read more


i dreamed my name

i dreamed my mother

i dreamed i was a rotting log Read more

the fog

the woman walked south
along the high cliff path Read more

the port

the woman brushed the wet sand from her dress. the pair walked on in silence Read more

the sea-wives

«mother doesn’t give a shit.» Read more

the boat

on windy days the sea-wives would be busy with the boats. Read more

the landing

branta came that night. paddled right up beside her in a tree-trunk canoe, offering a name. Read more