Whale Song by Nicola Bourne

Whale Song  by Nicola Bourne

Originally published in The Stockholm Review of Literature, Issue 21 Something’s different. Approaching the beach I feel it immediately. There’s something unknown, like a song caught on a breeze that you can’t quite hear. The wind whips my hair, slapping me across my cheeks. Salt is thick in the air, it tastes as bitter as [...]

Sunday Six Word Story…

This Sunday Six Word Story is about women not allowing people to tell them to be quiet. To quote Lynzy Lab ‘it’s time for women to rise up, use our collective voice.’ Don’t ever let anyone silence you, your thoughts or your feelings because in doing so, they make you feel you aren’t worth hearing [...]

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Stars don't die quietly they scream light into the blazing sky with Ares’ sword pointed towards themselves   spitting and burning the truth they splatter blinding supernovas into the black padding of the night   dying stars don’t wink at the moon but take pride in their indifference to Death and their Love of the [...]

Why September is the New January!

There is something incredibly renewing about September.  The earth may be beginning to shut down for the winter but in doing so, it becomes more alive.  Tree's become more vibrant and colourful, new produce is being freshly harvested.  The earth is changing so visually, it is like the world is inviting us to consider how [...]

Today is National Writing Day!

National Writing Day a one-day national campaign to celebrate the power and pleasure of writing. For National Writing Day everyone is being asked to share the 'View From My Window.' This is just a little activity to give you the chance to express your vision of the world around you, whatever that may look like. [...]