Three Poems

Self-Portrait as Twice-Exorcised Child Should’ve known the demon wouldn’t leave so easy. Perched on the dresser it wears shadow, won’t let me see it directly, just claws and fangs, pale tongue like a serpent reaching for the floor. It tries to confuse me. “They said of Agatho that for three years he kept a stone…

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Tommy D'Addario

Tommy D’Addario earned his MFA at the University of Montana. His work has appeared in Columbia Journal, Salt Hill Journal, Southern Humanities Review, and Western Humanities Review, among others. He’s the author of the micro-chapbook, Requiring a More Articulate Courier of the Gods (Ghost City Press, 2020). He lives in Missoula, Montana.

Isabel Burke

Isabel Burke has been drawing ever since she could pick up a pencil. She brought her passion for storytelling from Austin, Texas to the Savannah College of Art and Design, where she will graduate in 2022 with a degree in illustration and a minor in sequential art. She hopes to continue working in the publishing and editorial industries to bring stories to life through comics and illustration after graduation. When she’s not drawing, she loves cooking, watching historical dramas, and reading!

First Featured In: No. 20, winter 2023

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