S T McCarthy

S.T. McCarthy is an emerging writer of poetry and short fiction. This is his first contribution to Cordite, other work has previously featured in the online poetry journal Softblow. He currently resides on the Gold Coast, Australia.

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on the first train to freedom they told me of a gaol bird singing ‘love is just a ballast to stop these ‘ere souls cart-wheeling off into the empty night, do-dee-doo dum-dee-dum…’ but on the last train out I saw …

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yes, yes: about 2×1030 kgs of hot plasma interwoven with magnetic fields … I see. a Wikipedian colloquy a storm of common knowledge in a tea cup yes, common knowledge … (?) but, you know, I do not have a …

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