TLM Issue

Essay | Killing Keats by John Phipps

I like the redundant ‘a’ in Keats’ name. I can’t really imagine him without it, as ‘Keets’, or even ‘Keytes.’ Before I knew how to pronounce them differently, he used to sit on my father’s bookshelf next to a poet I called ‘Yeets’ and since they were the first two poets I read, that diphthong [...]

Fiction | Summer Séance by Haleh Agar

Today we will make contact with Flo and I am giddy with excitement. I did not sleep in the night. My mind fussed over details of the day ahead: the food preparation, Gustav’s mocha birthday cake that must be collected in the morning from the baker’s. But mostly, I could not stop thinking of Flo. [...]

Poetry | The Great Disappointment & Living Without Moon by Ali Lewis

‘Leadership is disappointing your own people at a rate they can absorb.’ – Ronald Heifetz. Since I’ve been reckoning with grief / I’ve been looking for a painting I remember / of a peasant, miserable on a hillside, / seconds after his rapture hasn’t come, / his plough already sold to a neighbour / for [...]