Meet our new editor, Leah Mol! “I’m so excited to be taking over for Liam…
on cold winter mornings / face shrouded in black veils / girls marching to six o’clock Mass
1.5 million pounds of soil raised to the 4th floor of Calgary’s CORE shopping…
I’ve known too many people who’ve left.
“Later he will associate running faucets and the shadows of mid-afternoon with his grandmother’s bloodshot eyes and tension-stooped back. Blood and screams and broken bodies are banal compared to a tap left running, to an elongation of shadow on a kitchen floor.”
“I dance around it, as we always dance around it, not wanting to make it a big deal, but wanting to make it maybe just big enough that maybe they’ll be able to help.”
When she was little, she always ran her baths too hot. She would sit on the edge, naked flesh pricked with goosebumps, running cold water in and stirring it, flinching at the hot current that made her hand flush.
“if an idea is painted, a history, a desire / a colour is not just a colour”
I was thinking about what it means to be a member of a group, to be driven by an idea, buying stuff, and how advertising can compel us to do things. The girl in the picture seems like she could inspire such a crowd.
word by Leah Mol colour by Stephanie Rivet I used to have nightmares. The kind…