The Inkpot: ‘The Observer’

Jonathan Horner contributes to this first Spring installment of The Gown’s Inkpot, with his very own – ‘The Observer.’

The Dark Lord (Short Story)

Olcan McSparron, Contributor. It was midday. Isaac Hoffman sat backstage at the International Conference on Long-Term Geopolitics and Social Trends, gin and tonic in one hand and speech in the other. He read over it one last time before facing the crowd. Isaac was 28, young for his age and an extraordinarily well-respected academic. HeContinue reading “The Dark Lord (Short Story)”

Rosebud or He loves me, He loves me not (Poem)

Fiona Connor, Contributor. He loves me… I once was a beautiful rosebud. With budding petals and a growing stem. I loved to feel the sunshine and hated to see the moon. I grew tall and proud, and felt the Earth move beneath me. He loves me not… I saw you one day, on a lazyContinue reading “Rosebud or He loves me, He loves me not (Poem)”

Memory Lane (Poem)

Sinéad Leyden, Contributor. The familiar chant would sing ‘Mauno’s Frog Road’ as once we did see the landmarks we loved, so desperately. Year on year, on we did march upon Cratloe Woods – Kieran- Captain in Command, with bucketsful of tadpoles we would save from stagnant ponds… The treehouse, risky go-karts, the swings, even toContinue reading “Memory Lane (Poem)”