Issue Four:
Changing Rooms

By Ian Dudley

Unable to be still and live,  

I emptied rooms, scoured  

and sanded, repainted walls,   

laid floors, changed gravity  

with new objects. Nothing’s  

left that was familiar; you   

would not feel welcome here.


About the Contributor

Ian Dudley has published poems in various magazines, and was a 2014 Jerwood/Arvon poetry mentee. He is featured in Eyewear’s The Best New British And Irish Poets 2016.


Losslit canon

Le Grand Meaulnes - Alain-Fournier

Le Grand Meaulnes is a book of loss, but it speaks to me because of the wonder and joy and love that Meaulnes experiences during the party at the chateau. To be alive, you must have something to lose.

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