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Victoria Hogan, 21, currently resides in Los Angeles. She returns to California after spending two years in New York, where she studied acting by day and worked in a Jazz bar by night, and London, England where she studied Shakespeare. Victoria spends much of her time traveling, acting, and scribbling on notepads. Lots of scribbling on notepads. Visit Victoria on the web here: www.victoria-hogan.com
The following work is Copyright © 2012, and owned by Jesse Bradley and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
I had a dream last night
He wrote me a letter
We sat on the couch
His hands were rough
The next day
When I woke up
Or how about
D.M. Aderibigbe is a 23-year old writer from , an undergraduate student of History and Strategic Studies of the University of Lagos. He writes poetry, fiction, non-fiction, plays and lyrics. His work has been published or forthcoming in the UK, Canada, Australia, Nepal, India, South Africa and the United States by, Vox Poetica, Pressboard press, UP Literature, HUSMW Press, The New Black Magazine, Misfits’ Miscellany, Thickjam, Ditch Poetry, Bluepepper,The Applicant, Rusty Nail, Jellyfish Whispers, Wordriot, Pyrokinection, Red River Review, Carcinogenic Poetry, Deadbeats, Napalm and Novocain and Kritya. His poems have been included in the anthology ON THE WORDS OF LOVE by the Canadian group, Poets with Voices Strong. His debut book of fiction, Sisyphean, will be published in America, soon. He lives and schools in Lagos.
The following work is Copyright © 2012, and owned by D.M. Aderibigbe and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
I become a human before anyone does that morning,
I finish, before my aunt turns human, then her husband, then
I greet my aunt and her husband, leave mum, thinking
I rub her scaly face with hope and love,