Tuesday, December 06, 2022

Tuesday poem #505 : Isla McLaughlin : montage



wet nails clothesline warm hands clementines baby photos bristol board aisle seat land mines missed calls no peace puppy love quiet please bagpipes blonde guys motorbike steak pies whiplash loud sneeze beachfront bruised knees chocolate chip pancakes fake tans court case fire hall spotty lung drove away dry tongue bumper sticker seashell empty highway unwell vyvanse hate regret eldest daughter marionette fruit bowl blue fumes old soul certain doom dino-egg oat milk nipples out that dilf binge eat chia seeds diagnosis ted reeve granda go train lobotomy hailing rain






Isla McLaughlin is a writer and friend. The Co-Founder and Creative Director of Block Party Magazine and Press is an undergraduate student enrolled in Creative Writing and Arts & Media Management at the University of Toronto Scarborough. In August 2022, her chapbook, girl, online, was published with Gap Riot Press, and she has been published previously for poetry and prose in several places online and in-print. She likes Cheaper by the Dozen 2, vintage overalls, and curating Spotify playlists.

the Tuesday poem is curated by rob mclennan

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