‘Six Perspectives on Lilian Kjærulff’ by Lisa Kelly

Six Perspectives on Lilian Kjærulff 2 April 1934 – 17 July 2010   i second daughter from second marriage I know why you married so young. You curtsied to him, offered your gloved hand with your girlish good manners, straight off the Esbjerg boat. Your signature move: that dip. You were a tall girl; your mother warmed to see another top you by an inch. … Continue reading ‘Six Perspectives on Lilian Kjærulff’ by Lisa Kelly

‘The War Reporter Paul Watson and the Room across the Hall’ by Dan O’Brien

The War Reporter Paul Watson and the Room across the Hall It’s like they’re still in college. Mattresses on the floor. Empty soda bottles filled with water. Chicken bones and French fry stubs in clamshell cardboard. Toilet rolls along electric radiators. One laptop like a fire in the cave mouth at night. Cords suckling at working sockets. A tissue box for unmentionables. Mugs and Moleskine … Continue reading ‘The War Reporter Paul Watson and the Room across the Hall’ by Dan O’Brien