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Issue # 3 January 2011
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Philip has two print publications, True North and Leaves and Limnings, and two ebooks, A Game of Graces and Head Lands, all made in collaboration with the artist Annie Ovenden. His work has been accepted by/published in: The Flea, The Chimaera, Lucid Rhythms, Lilt, Soundzine, Numinous, The Avatar Review, The Centrifugal Eye, Sea Stories, Shit Creek Review, Shot Glass Journal, and Victorian Violet Press . He lives in London.

Philip Quinlan


After Tea at Taylors'

Lapsang and cinnamon-
smoky, like opium.

Then, we could levitate:

me in a daydream,
and you in green.

I'd make a list of things,
but facts remain the same:

that sense of heavenly,

a wordless possible,
the latent in your shape;

your face in sunstream.