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You did well to come to me. I see that you are ready. Approach the circle. Take your time.
Take the robes and hood that are offered to you. Leave your shoes and your personal effects aside. The time for these things is now past.
Put out your left hand. The initiate will take a little of your skin, a little of your hair, a little of your blood. A few drops, nothing more. Wait. Be patient. It will be over soon.
The snakes have been released. They are coming. Pay attention to your breathing, and try not to scream. It will be better this way. You will be better this way.
IT’S HERE! We’re delighted to announce the table of contents for Verse Kraken Issue 2. Although there were the usual three spurs in our call for submissions, the art and words we got sent were so good that Palimpsest has mutated into a double-category. So once again our contents come in multiples of eight, all the better to snare your thoughts with…The issue launches on April 3rd (and we’re having a party to celebrate - join us!) and is a tentacular mixture of poetry, prose, audio, photography and art. For now, to whet your appetites, here are the awesome creators and the titles of their work, under the headers of the spurs that inspired them:Yvonne Reddick, ‘Palimsest’Cathy Dreyer, ‘Palimpseas’Clive Birnie, ‘Imperfections in Wood’Deya Mukherjee, ‘The Colour of Prayer’Cetus, detail from Hyginus Astronomica (9th Century):Anna Percy, ‘The City’Somhairle Kelly, ‘Untitled Fragment (Cetus)’James Coghill, ‘Sunt Stellae XIII: Three Surrealist Translations’Alex Dally MacFarlane, ‘Three Palimpsests on Ganymede’Ali Znaidi, ‘A Fly’s Manifesto’Adrian Slatcher: ‘Diptych: Fly in/out of the Ointment’Penny Stirling, ‘She is, there—amongst the Mango Trees—a Flytrap Garden’Sarah James, ‘In the Ointment’Petra McQueen, ‘Instructions for a Smonnet’Hel Gurney, ‘The Book Remembers’Alex Boyd, ‘St Kilda’Dean Buckley, ‘Upon Barrow-Water Chickens’
Alex is a very popular name for lesbians. For example: Alex Vega, co-founder of Autostraddle Dot Com and esteemed dancer; Zoie Palmer‘s girlfriend Alex Lalonde and artist/actress Alexandra Hedisson. It’s even more popular as a fictional name for lesbians however — a fictional…
what the hell autostraddle, I’m now having a massive wave of O.C. nostalgia and Alex/Marissa feelings what’s happening
Universal Automation is a Chrome browser extension that automatically searches and applies for jobs on Universal Jobmatch, the government-run job search website which benefit claimants are forced to use.The purpose of this project is to support the unemployed in their fight against the bullying and repressive regime of benefit sanctions.
signal boosting this awesome extension that auto-applies for jobs on the shitty mandatory govt website. I love it because it frees me up to search for meaningful jobs and also to actually have a life. I’ve left it running and am going to have a shower :)