Sudden Prose: Prose Poetry and Short-Short Stories
Friday, 14 October 2022
Sudden Prose Reprints: Isabel Galleymore's 'True Animal'
True Animal On a dozy summer's day, a donkey magpied a lion's skin that the hunters had left to dry in the sun. What else had the ...
Friday, 14 January 2022
Sudden Prose Reprints: "Train to Polonnaruwa" by S. Niroshini
Train to Polonnaruwa Colombo, 1995 That summer seemed so short, standing on the roof of my grandmother's house. A crow watches from th...
Friday, 2 April 2021
Sudden Prose Reprints: "Cinnamon" by Fawzia Kane
Cinnamon Watch how the skin peels, dislodges, is sloughed off to reveal inner layers of mottling, so soft and moist. This holds a tint onl...
Friday, 12 February 2021
Sudden Prose Reprints: "Three Young Surrealist Women Holding in their Arms the Skins of an Orchestra – Dalí, 1936" by Geraldine Clarkson
Three Young Surrealist Women Holding in their Arms the Skins of an Orchestra – Dalí, 1936 Having always used her music as an inst...
Friday, 5 February 2021
Sudden Prose Reprints: "A Thursday" by Geraldine Clarkson
A Thursday Attendant circumstances: the sun and the moon, in that order. Running home, no reason to think the house would not be as we’d l...
Friday, 15 January 2021
Sudden Prose Reprints: "I Was Trying to Make Peace with My Past" by Vik Shirley
I Was Trying to Make Peace with My Past, but my past was making it very difficult. Every time I would go to shake its hand, it put thumb t...
Friday, 4 December 2020
Sudden Prose Reprints: "Object Poem" by Jane Monson
Object Poem We do not write about the object--we write about the shadow it casts or the reflection it throws back at us. We talk about the ...
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