The Angel

The Angel

It would be silent if it weren’t for the echoing hymns, the lingering seminal cries and the whispered prayers of ghosts. It would be silent if it weren’t for his footsteps. He acts as if he is making a choice, running his fingers along the cold, unsaved wood, looking left and right. Eventually, he chooses [...]

The Hearth: Masquerade

The Hearth: Masquerade

The Hearth is quickly becoming a fixture of the South Australian spoken word scene. Here at Tulpa we're no strangers to The Hearth, or the incredibly supportive platform they provide for Adelaide's writing community. The Hearth's approach to creative readings is unique, with equal focus placed on work and the creative process. Tuesday's 'Masquerade' theme [...]

Relocation

Relocation

The stuttering crawl of traffic arrests, and a terminal red line on the GPS tells Gerald he should settle in. He sits straight-backed in a collared shirt, top button still buttoned, in the driver’s seat of his car, in a line of stationary cars, a still frame excised from a zoetrope. On the passenger side, [...]