Posts Tagged "Issue 62"

Cairn by Dark by Cairn

by on Jul 1, 2014 in Poetry | 0 comments

Read the conversation the stones have to make the wall. Read their will. How the low passage humbles you warns you what you must give up to enter here: when you crawl, it’s your first–born child; when you stoop, it’s the best year of your life; when your bones crack hard enough to make...

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Baba Yaga Tries to Donate Money

by on Jul 1, 2014 in Poetry | 1 comment

Showed up at a gala with a pocketbook of bones, with a checkbook of birch bark. No valet parking for my mortar and pestle? No, my dress of twigs is VERY MUCH black tie! What do you mean, too old for your fucking gala? So that did not go well. Though ash and soot make excellent skin...

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The First Stone

by on Jul 1, 2014 in Poetry | 0 comments

i) We are closer to the animal than we think. Birds peck at their food. Chicks are fed, beak to beak. ii) We open our mouths for the stream of data gathered by the machine. Chew time is time wasted. iii) The gag reflex becomes a vestigial process. We are adapted to swallowing in one go....

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Sentience is watching a sunset

by on Jul 1, 2014 in Poetry | 0 comments

New land. Fertile. Free. And barren. Barren except tree, vine and the Chinchanu: The silly cat–like critters with beastly claws. Barren except for the shuttle’s scorch marks branding fresh blue grass that The Chinchanu eat. Barren except for the settlers’ tents standing like termite...

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Interview with Ashley Mackenzie

by on Jul 1, 2014 in Interviews | 0 comments

APEX MAGAZINE: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself as an illustrator? ASHLEY MACKENZIE: I’m a Canadian illustrator based out of Toronto, Ontario. I graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design last year and I’ve been freelancing ever since. Some of my clients include...

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