12 July 2019

Soap and Rocket – No. 2 ‘Authenticity’

Marie –

I got picked on ‘cos I was in hand me downs
seventies gear in the eighties
And when I was 12, Christmas presents stopped
They’d never been much
I started shoplifting, and
one day I got caught
in Tesco’s. They took
me home in a
Police car.
Mum came out the house
Got into the car, and
She punched me in the head


Softcover / stapled, digital print / 170gm bond paper, 14.8 x 21.0 cm

Soap and Rocket No.4 – ‘The Land’

Having thoroughly confirmed and fortified her suspicions, Nicholas slipped back into the house and rapidly put into execution a plan of action that had long germinated in his brain. By standing on a chair in the library one could reach a shelf on which reposed a fat, important-looking key. The key was as important as it looked; it was the instrument which kept the mysteries of the lumber-room secure from unauthorized intrusion….

Softcover / stapled, digital print / 170gm silk paper, 14.8 x 21.0 cm