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For & Against: Bats

FOR By Tilli Franks   There is only 80 million years of difference between humans and bats. The common ancestor of all placental mammals is estimated to have lived around 400,000 years after the dinosaurs met their particularly nasty end. One could argue that bats got a reasonably good deal from the evolutionary lotto: they […]

8 October 2019
The Remarkable Quests of Raddish and Quill: An Unexpected Dinner Guest

The University of Melbourne’s Creative Literature and Writing Society present The Remarkable Quests of Raddish and Quill, a collaborative column for Farrago.

8 October 2019
The Lighthouse and the Mechanic

The two of us still pretending to be butterflies, holed up in our terraced cocoon for weeks watching the fists of clouds paint the sky winter white.

8 October 2019
Secret Servings

My mother is in the kitchen, a tiny moving blur amongst maroon teak cabinets. Sunlight is pouring in and I am bent over my homework, scribbling away to glory, when I cough.

8 October 2019
The Fairytale Gazette: Part 6

Murder and general mayhem sound just like your good old-fashioned fairy tales, something left behind in the myths and legends that belong in forgotten derelict book-shelves. Beware sensationalism but the reality is that it’s all just life, kids.

8 October 2019
She will never forget

She was a woman who made the best of her circumstances and ensured no one else should ever face the same tribulations her fourteen-year-old self did.

8 October 2019
Tales of Tragedy Through Art and Post-Human Madness

Chris Martin’s thin lips glisten under the stage lights as he succinctly delivers the monologue.

8 October 2019
drifting

i would ask you things / and you would only look / upon me / and spit on me softly

8 October 2019
Pink

The room could sense something different about this body. Different, but not unfamiliar. It could feel the body’s heartbeat echoing through the soles of their feet, casting shockwaves up the walls.

8 October 2019
A Thing with Feathers: Part 6

In Greek myth Thanatos, the god of death, was said to be as beautiful as Eros. Death could be like having a love arrow shot in you—but what do you focus on?

8 October 2019
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