34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE INDIE LITMAG DIGITAL & PRINT

It’s the same earth again and again.

THE CULTIVATION OF LOVE BY CURT ERIKSEN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 05

You will find

after a while

that you have to work

the same earth

again and again

the same soil

rich or poor

dark or light

it’s the same earth

again and again

that you have to work

to get anything to grow.

He could almost forget he was a decorator.

ANOTHER GAME BY MEL FAWCETT 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 05

It was Monday—clean overalls day. That was the only good thing about Mondays, the fresh smell. The pervasive odour of paint from the previous week had been washed out of his skin and hair and for a few sweet hours of the working week he could almost forget he was a decorator. It was nearly 10 years now since he had taken up painting and decorating to support himself while making it in the music business.


34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 05

CATFISH BOYS BY JACKIE CORLEY, SAILING BY BY JAMES MEREDITH, PIANO LESSONS BY EBUN A ADEWUMI, MR WILLOW’S DILEMMA BY MICHAEL PECK, KAT BY RANDALL BROWN, ANOTHER GAME BY MEL FAWCETT, THE LIGHTNESS OF FEET BY DIGBY BEAUMONT, THE EASTER VISIT BY MICHAEL BORSHUK, VEINS BY MELODY FELDMAN, LAST STALL ON THE LEFT BY VALERIE Z LEWIS, I’LL CALL YOU MISTER BY SAM PALCKO, KOREANS SHOULD BE GRATEFUL BY KATYA M RENO, IN THE MARKET BY TODD E SAVELLE, VISUAL OBSESSION BY WILLY CONLEY, WILD KIN BY JACKIE CORLEY, INSPIRATION X 2 BY TAMMY HO LAI-MING, RED FEZ BY LEOPOLD MCGINNIS, CULTIVATION OF LOVE BY CURT ERIKSEN, THE TRUCKER BY LUKE BOYD, SIMPLY INCREDIBLE BY JANET THORNING, GOING ABOUT THEIR LIVES BY LEOPOLD MCGINNIS.