Failure

Failure Yes, some failures are major. Others are not so very major. Yet, they still sting as though they were major.   Nonetheless, failures- no matter if major, or not so very major, may be our saviour.   Who knows, maybe saviour of our- could have been, Very proud behaviour? Or, maybe saviour of our…

Home

Home by James Byrne I was sick of home, now i’m Homesick; a serious case of the human condition. Small town suffocation. We held asphyxiation parties: choked our youth in a haze of alcohol, drugs and cigarette smoke. Living for the weekend – but each one weakened us, I couldn’t take it anymore. But now,…

Sodium

Sodium A change is detected, Forcing electric charges Into long, branched canals Where voltage spikes upwards And a threshold is reached. A nerve impulse has been born Surging along the canals’ white walls One wave after another, A flood of electricity, A tsunami of life.   The electric wave spreads infectiously Through the canals’ white…

The Final Dance

Pictured ”Last Dance” by Lavidavidon from Deviant Art.com          © 2018 JACK FOUNTAIN ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.   Jack Fountain is a 17 year old Student’s focusing on English and Philosophy A Level and also hopes to be one day become a somewhat famed writer. His work mainly focuses on the experiences he’s…

BE-YOU-tiful

Clara Francesca Aquilina‘s poem reflects her distressful youth and her struggle with the female athlete triad, which is a condition characterised by eating disorders, excessive physical activity and amenorrhea. The aforementioned conditions affected badly Clara’s self-esteem and as well influenced negatively her academic career. This resulted in her changing her University course more than once….

Gypsy: Colourful Flamenco Fundraiser For Outdoor Artists

aMuseZine assistant editor Daiva Repeckaite attended Gypsy – a fundraising event run by Outdoor Artists – recently, and wrote a first-hand account of the lively night. Outdoor Artists, or ODAS as its otherwise known, is a non-governmental organisation created to help bring creative writers, visual artists, musicians and performers into the limelight. It runs events…

Anxiety | Johan Emerén

Johan Emerén is a Swedish poet who currently runs the Spoken Word in Malta events at Casey’s Bar in Gzira, the last Thursday of every month.

Interview: All About ‘Palk Ħieles’

With a week to go until the next Palk Ħieles, an open mic night organised by artistic group Inizjamed, Maltese author Miriam Calleja interviewed two organisers Jean Paul Borg and Leanne Ellul, to find out more about the successful regular event.