Review: Welcome to the Last Earth Show by Michael Sikkema

I don't have many pet peeves when it comes to poetry, but one thing that I cannot stand is when word-salad and vaguely gross imagery is chopped up into something meant to mimic free verse. It's a trend that's been catching on, unfortunately - blank verse that has none of the emotional resonance of Rupi … Continue reading Review: Welcome to the Last Earth Show by Michael Sikkema

Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter Eighteen: God’s Children

TW: hospitals, implied childhood trauma I didn’t know much about cars, but along the way I’d that they were kind of like dogs; they reflected their owners to a startling degree. Avery’s cab with its leather seats, black sleek exterior and dated design felt like Avery did - a little bit cryptic, surprisingly put-together, and … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter Eighteen: God’s Children