Magazin za književnost i umjetnost // Journal for literature and arts



Ani Gjika, Three poems



at night grandma prays lying on the floor. i hear grandma sleep. mouth open. breathing like she has flies in her throat. i accidentally break off the head of my doll and tell mami Continue reading “Ani Gjika, Three poems”


Naomi Schademan, 2 poems



I watched the video of the ocean

that you sent

and read Rumi’s “The Seed Market”

per your request. Continue reading “Naomi Schademan, 2 poems”

Jackson, Two Poems


I am a woman and I speak.
I am a woman with lines on her face and I speak.
I am a woman with lines on her face and scars on her belly and I speak
with the voice of a mother
I said, a mother Continue reading “Jackson, Two Poems”


Bojan Krivokapić, Two poems

(translated from the Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian by Mirza Purić)

not my children

beggars at my door
I’m not opening
the spyhole is a safe space Continue reading “Bojan Krivokapić, Two poems”


The Three Ifs


If I could talk to the old, sage winds

That roam the ancient skies of your land

I’d ask them to tell me stories of yore

Of the gods and the rulers and the holy men Continue reading “The Three Ifs”


Matthew Pither, Poetry

Generation MM


O dearest child, millennial thing,

how slow the world must seem to spin, Continue reading “Matthew Pither, Poetry”


Sophie Fenella, Poetry


You wanted it all


I get it now. There are many different ways of coming

close to heaven, you say and I’m listening Continue reading “Sophie Fenella, Poetry”


A Triptych, Grace Herring



They’ll punish you like they did
Alice Fitzpatrick for crunching on
an apple in church, her cold gloat
reduced to half a calf’s lick: a curl
of baby hair tossed into crater lake.
Distilled aqua ersatz, tear-stained
glass in Mary’s corner. Continue reading “A Triptych, Grace Herring”


Afterwards: A Love Poem

That day, we found a moon

of a fish, belly-pocked with

spots, on the lip of the shore. It

was still. It was gorgeous. We

did not know what to do. You

filled with manic hope, Continue reading “Afterwards: A Love Poem”


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