Kristen Roberts

the story from the plane

climbing At first, below, it’s just bush, the coarse darkness of unreckoned terrain. This the history of all stories, or the breath between them where new ones are framed. cruising altitude The scrub falters at the bounds of farmland, snags …

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Excerpt from the Modern Woman’s Cookbook

You can start any of these recipes in advance by soaking your chosen fruit in liqueur (tip: male fruit should not be peeled and does not always need to be deseeded) and by preparing the sweetbreads – poach the sublingual …

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Stillborn (never the interlocutor)

when grandfather typed the strike of the j on paper always left a blur, a shadow the way your name does when said aloud. yours, the silent name a thought word so seldom given breath that it forms wholly between …

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