Edition 22

Waves

Warning: this piece includes the theme of eating disorders. Waves rolled around my body. Small spurts of water leaped into the air and the droplets sprayed across my face. The cold water cooled me down, […]

Edition 22

How We Choose

Warning: this piece includes themes of rape, abortion, depression, anxiety and PTSD. I’m facing the blank page in the wake of the #MeToo movement, as challenging anniversaries rear up from their holding pens, demanding attention. […]

Edition 22

Imag[in]e: Chloe Manglaras

Along with Chloe’s love for collage and oil painting, this interview discusses how the therapeutic approach to viewing and creating art helps her wellbeing. Tell the readers a little about yourself! Yasou Verse readers, I’m […]

Edition 21

Toilet of the Future

It’s bold, stylish, entertains you with slow jazz… It’s an Exeloo toilet unit.   Commonly found in parks and other public spaces, these futuristic little portals of convenience don’t often receive the discussion they deserve. […]

Edition 21

Aurora

Just imagine for a moment, that you’re me, and you’re watching the sun break through the gaps in your fingers as you hold your hand to the sky. In the late autumn afternoon as the […]

Edition 21

A Perfect Flaw

I stood in the temple of commitment, alone, carving a statue of everything I had lost. Every strike of the hammer, every position of the chisel, a labour of grief and desperation. A form existed […]

Edition 21

I See You

I see you. I see you from the grime stained window of the bus that takes me back to the place you won’t go. I see your expensive leisure sportswear, made to look casual and […]

Edition 21

Ivy Love

The richest most fertile soil sits in my mind why else do you think my hair is jasmine blooming untamed vines with the sweet scent of nectar will you plant seeds of wisdom in my […]