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Issue 1 Poetry

I am Not! (after John Clare)

I am not 

– 

yet 

what I am:

a memory lost:

self-consumer

in wire lightning

rise and vanish




ship       wrec k

nothing ness of scorn & NO

ise stranger than      the rest i long

for screams     smiled with my

Creator

By Sy Brand

Sy is a queer non-binary person living in Edinburgh, Scotland. They write through the haze of cat-/child-induced sleep deprivation to try and make sense of gender, relationships, and ADHD. You can find them on Twitter @TartanLlama and their publications at https://sybrand.ink.