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Callum A. Stewart – “Ptolemy”

I’d held you in the cup of my hands so scared I might crush you. So gentle, so tiny, soooo cute. Your piercing big eyes melted hearts of monsters, drawing oooos and ahhhhs. The times I thought I’d lost you, like when they had to operate, and you refused to eat paté. But here you Read More

S.A. Leavesley – “From the other side”

From the other side He snaps her with his eyes, framed by the train window as she leans towards his blown kiss, but doesn’t catch it. Out of sight, the bow at the nape of her neck where he left his unvoiced wish. Behind glittering glass, the rose curve of her lips shaping words he’ll Read More

Janis Clark – “Street Monkey, 1959”

A cold Saturday before Christmas, Fatly layered like a fragile parcel, I nudge closer to Mum, stealing her warmth as the 88 bus inches towards Oxford Circus.   Outside, grey expressions on grey faces. We link arms in cosy silence, a shield against the jostling crowds.   A man whose grinning voice I don’t understand, Read More

About 100 Vapour Trails

100 Vapour Trails is a simple project that has been created by The Hedgehog Poetry Press but that will hopefully take on a life of its own. What we did was print 100 copies of a book that was mostly filled with blank pages. These we gave to selected poets and asked them to: Hand Read More

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