Cyphers Magazine


Publishing poetry, prose and art since 1975

Month: September 2021


By Joseph Woods No sooner had the President been sworn in when cholera stalked the high-density neighbourhoods of the capital and, with medieval aplomb scythed a score and more. An early act of grace by the President was to pay passage for the former First Lady and adversary, to attend her mother’s funeral. Five-thousand air-miles […]

Wicker to Silver

by Mary Montague Provided there’s a maximum of three, vulpids can be safely carried in wicker baskets. But young cubs are best. Certainly no more than one of the elect. In containment, they gain quiet dignity. Fox melds with willow. Sallow with russet. Bracken in early spring before the green shoots begin to bud. Now […]

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