Good Luck Sigmund by Jay Rafferty

Poem from issue #1 of The Broken Spine Artist Collective Jay Rafferty is a redhead, a godfather and an eejit. He is an MA English Lit student at Ulster University and his work has previously been featured in Gravitas, Sage Cigarettes and the Alcala Review. When not...

Falling Star by Gaynor Beesley

Poem from issue #1 of The Broken Spine Artist Collective Gaynor Beesley is a poet/writer based in Shropshire, England. She has been placed and shortlisted in several competitions including The Creative Future Writers’ Awards 2019. Her poems have recently featured in...

Alchemist by David Butler

Poem from issue #1 of The Broken Spine Artist Collective David Butler’s second poetry collection, All the Barbaric Glass, was published by Doire Press in 2017. Blackrock Sequence, a limited edition hand-printed poem cycle illustrated by his brother Jim, was...

The Boy Who Gave Me Herpes by Dr. Kate Evans

Poem from issue #1 of The Broken Spine Artist Collective Dr. Kate Evans is the author of the award winning memior Call It Wonder, as well as two novels, two collections of poems, and a book about teaching. Her work has appeared in more than 50 publications, including...

Some People Have No Poetry by Paul Robert Mullen

Poem from issue #1 of The Broken Spine Artist Collective Paul Robert Mullen is a poet, musician, lecturer, traveller and sociable loner from Southport, near Liverpool, U.K. Paul has spent a decade gradually moving around the world, having lived and worked in the UK,...