A Stuffed Fox In A Rouge Box

A stuffed Fox in a Rouge Box, surfing through back-yards and tufts of grass— like big kahuna waves, bold as brass! Rummaging for meat that’s crass. Plastic and elastic fill the interior space where life once belonged, soul sent to the afterlife by the clinical slices from a taxidermist’s knife: Stuffing, wire, and its killer’sContinue reading “A Stuffed Fox In A Rouge Box”

An interview…with Satan: Part One

In this week’s edition of The auld Yorker, our Alan managed to have catch up with Satan over tea and cream cakes at his secret getaway cottage. From his job to love life, here’s what the Lord Of The Underworld has got to share with us! Sometimes I get bad press for what I do.Continue reading “An interview…with Satan: Part One”

We strangle nature’s bough

Towards the end of last week, in a blog article of mine (https://electrifyinglylit.com/2021/05/30/quick-update-good-news-everyone/), I mentioned that two poems of mine have been selected by aAh! Magazine for publication on their website. I’m vey happy to announce that the first of these, ‘We strangle nature’s bough’, has now been uploaded on their website–the link for whichContinue reading “We strangle nature’s bough”

Tyger Tyger, stuffed alright

Tyger Tyger, stuffed alright, Stuck in a glass cube all day and night; What childish eye, Would see the animal with such fright? In what far away jungles. Did it make its prey crumble? On which lands did he aspire? In which paw did seized prey respire? And what far-off lands did his beady eyesContinue reading “Tyger Tyger, stuffed alright”

Morning Sun

Hi everyone, I’m very pleased to announced that a third poem that I’ve written has been published by aAh Magazine! If you want to read the poem, activate the link below: https://aah-magazine.co.uk/2021/creative-submission-morning-sun-by-thomas-gallimore-barker/ What do you think of this poem? Let me know in the comments below, or by liking this poem. Don’t be afraid ofContinue reading “Morning Sun”

Free Palestine

TW: This blog will cover current events in Israel-Palestine, covering topics such as violence, murder and genocide. I strongly recommend that you engage with this blog with a healthy state of mind. Free Palestine [A Poem]: Rockets fly like fireflies in a cemetery, cracking the midnight sky as they buzz their harsh lullaby, swamping restlessContinue reading “Free Palestine”