‘The Light Box’ by Rosie Jackson

The Light Box Moths, of course, don’t make the news. Not unless you follow Chuck on Twitter: `fine in the fire and feeds on friction,’ who wants to know, `why there are so many fucking moths in Afghanistan?’ Or Google the latest research on turning Tobacco Hawks into cyborg spies, implanting larvae with micro chips so their soft little bodies will harden into drones, enter … Continue reading ‘The Light Box’ by Rosie Jackson

‘Embrace of the Electric Eel’ by Pascale Petit

Embrace of the Electric Eel For thirty-five years, Father, you were a numb-fish, I couldn’t quite remember what it felt like that last time you hugged me when I was eight, just before you went away. But when you summon me to your stagnant pool, Dad, Papa, whatever I should call the creature that you are, now you finally ask for my love: do you … Continue reading ‘Embrace of the Electric Eel’ by Pascale Petit