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Inquisitive: Part 16

By Hassan Izzo I sighed with relief as I collapsed down onto my bed. God it feels good to be home. I felt mentally exhausted. “Seven days. It’s incredible. I […]

Inquisitive: Part 15

By Hassan Izzo I stood up again. “What happened to the girl?” “She rejected the opportunity to become an agent for our mission out of hand.” “So, what happened to […]

Inquisitive: Part 14

By Hassan Izzo I watched and listened to my grandmother explaining the intricacies and plot details of this on-going battle with a feeling of detachment. My anger and disbelief were […]

Inquisitive: Part 13

By Hassan Izzo “It is the very essence of subtlety and elegance. Not one thing has been left to, or happened, by chance. The gradual rise of capitalism, of materialism, […]

Inquisitive: Part 12

  By Hassan Izzo “OK.” She composed herself. “To say you are dead would be a great exaggeration.” I suddenly felt tense. “What do you mean?” “After your little misadventure, […]

Inquisitive: Part 11

By Hassan Izzo I grasped for the only theory I had: If I did exactly what I did to start this whole thing off, maybe I’d get to see my […]

Inquisitive: Part 10

By Hassan Izzo Shortly after, I stood at the front door. Dressed and ready to go, I psyched myself up to go out into the world. I had no intention […]

Inquisitive: Part 9

By Hassan Izzo The woman, or rather, my ‘mum’, looked pretty confused for a minute, before her chirpy disposition returned. “Unusual, but OK.” “Thanks…. mum.” Mum left the room and […]

Inquisitive: Part 8

By Hassan Izzo Again I was taken aback by my grandmother’s anger. I studied the girl and tried to imagine what it would be like to live as a woman […]

Inquisitive: Part 7

By Hassan Izzo I nodded in response. “It’s actually been seven days.” “Seven days?” “Yes.” I studied the woman opposite me. I’d only ever seen photographs of my grandmother and […]

Inquisitive: Part 6

By Hassan Izzo 9 At some point I had burst into tears and cried for what felt like an eternity. But now as I continued down this endless corridor, I […]

The Ram Boutique: Author Interview – Nik Way

We have had so much pleasure in featuring Nik as our Highlighted Author this month for his creative poem, Songs in a Storm. We hope you enjoy the insight into Nik in the following interview, […]

Inquisitive: Part 5

By Hassan Izzo 7   “Say something.” I said, watching Kevin as he processed everything I had just told him. “I know it’s crazy but….” “I don’t think it’s crazy.” […]

No Cygnet for Sleep: 14

‘No Cygnet for Sleep’ contains strong language, sexual scenes, drug use, and gore. And Gaslight (2) By Jivan Ward I wait to hear my fate. Servers hum in dark. They […]