Ekphrasis for Roots, Frida Kahlo



Ekphrasis for Roots, Frida Kahlo


          Rebirth; from gentle grown 
She seeps from chlorophyll veins, glorious spread fan leaves, 
          shelter shown and baking sun shone down: her. 

          Rebirth, wailing roots anchored 
Consume of the mother, unknown by any
          other; a window, mirror to the self: hers.

Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Two 2023


The harpsichords sound like skeletons. The wings of butterflies open and close like lungs. The trees are murdered for pianos. The dust in the abandoned antique store glows gently, as if made from the powdered skulls of fairies and changelings. Welcome to the weird and wonky world of Edition Six, Phantasmagoria. We bid you to tread carefully...

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