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angel sonnet

rollercoaster rides through sparkling / synths sounding there’s a big black sky / over my town

An old television emits a purple substance into the air, through which fall blue-orange people.

heart-sealed letter for angels
with city-dream-dance-pop

dreams, lucid with candied colours
flickering & fading

rollercoaster rides through sparkling
synths sounding there’s a big black sky

over my town, living each moment
on wings of glowing desire

but now the lights are changing
window still open for you to come home

the past a daze in 35mm
future an arrow-heart-emoji

promise & tomorrow, a fresh chance
to soar beyond the clouds.

Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Five 2022


Our last print edition of 2022 is here! This wild, visionary edition is filled with burning nostalgia, glittering hope, and tantalising visions of the future, past, and present.

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