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Neptune’s Coquette by Joan McNerney (Lucent Dreaming Issue 4)

My toes throb over hard pebbles. Waters slip over slim ankles. Should I stand shivering or go swim? Lose my footprint? Off I run, falling over myself a mug of salty cider. This wave an insecure bed. Seaweed pillow. Carried by moon to an abyss. The floor of my mansion is not tidy. I shall have sponges for lunch. Ride

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it says be courageous by Logan Roberts (Lucent Dreaming Issue 4)

i would suffocate if it wasn’t for this chunk of skin i am digesting, torn from my finger tip, sinking into me, sinking further into an empty glance, the window— snowing & the internet is fucked. the song that wakes me every morning plays like a dream, phone to ear & i don’t hear anything, but the snow falling heavier

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Fatma Latif in the Spotlight

Fatma Latif, whose poem ‘Threads of a Soft Language’ is published in the fourth issue of Lucent Dreaming, is an aspiring writer from Sudan with two internationally published poems to her track. She began writing in the eighth grade. Penning stories and sentiments in her native language, when she turned 18 years of age, she created a personal blog as a

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O by Mari Lavelle-Hill (Lucent Dreaming Issue 4)

& sometimes at night the world is a ring donut i put my finger through *pink sprinkles* even pingu knew of jealousy to melt the ice white but to control shapes would be something every hope i have is a twist in the silver bangle i could never muster the strength to make a dent in malleable metal why i

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Aremu Adams Adebisi in the Spotlight

Aremu Adams Adebisi, whose poem ‘Force Mechanism’ is published in the fourth issue of Lucent Dreaming, is a Nigerian writer, economist and religionist. He is Kwaran, grew up in Lagos and started scrawling poetry precisely six years ago on his skin. He is a recipient of the Green Authors Prize with works in Best New African Poets and the anthology

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Sarah Jessen in the Spotlight

Sarah Jessen, whose poem ‘A Peedie Heartbeat’ is published in the fourth issue of Lucent Dreaming, is a Business Management graduate who resides in the beautiful Scottish islands of Orkney – an archipelago at 59 degrees north. She currently works in the renewable energy sector, with the vision of a carbon-free future. Her inspiration comes from the incredible landscape of her

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Soliloquy by Jeffrey Zable (Lucent Dreaming Issue 4)

I confess that I’ve been dying of blanderwoot for as long as I can remember, walking the empty stage in which the curtains smell like snitterpoop, and when I look out into the audience all I see are the faces of guttergnomes, belidians, and children of the living dead that I grew up with in my neighbourhood. Am I afraid?

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