Tag Archives: isopod

They showed her how to eat wood

Susan is crushed after years of coming home to her boyfriend’s crying. Her emotions feel like glass. She has a job that abuses rather than nurtures, her employer doesn’t want to invest in people, he wants a battery. As she … Continue reading

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The Wall Swallows Them

Herds of isopods wriggle in the sun where the bin bag was uprooted. Their most patch forms the shape of a heart, as it evaporates the wall swallows them. – Benjamin F Jones

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My Animal-Guide is a Cheeselug

(i) Some people believe that your personal animal-guide can get rid of harmful ‘you’ in your body (although certainly not a lower limb prosthesis). To believe that there is someone you can rely on is a good start. It can … Continue reading

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Haiku #1207: Hiding from the storm

Pint and a notepad storms outside I wait like a woodlouse under bark.   –Benjamin F Jones 

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