WordCity Literary Journal. July 2022

©®| All rights to the content of this journal remain with WordCity Literary Journal and its contributing artists. Table of Contents Letter from the Editor. Darcie Friesen Hossack Every so often, we leave our theme open to whatever may be on the minds and hearts (and also in the files) of writers and poets aroundContinue reading “WordCity Literary Journal. July 2022”

Silent Bleat. fiction by Mehreen Ahmed

Silent Bleat The sheep floated on the blue, etched on the cloud’s sphere. In the short time that I wrote my story in the sky, they had reshaped into vapour, then pelted down. The rain fell over a garbage dump of a used plastic pond. Children of the narrow alley played in the rain asContinue reading “Silent Bleat. fiction by Mehreen Ahmed”

Lily Pads. Non-fiction by Mehreen Ahmed

Toads on Lily Pads Our house was situated on a hill known as the Dev Pahar in Chittagong. There was a pond next to our house down by the valley. I would often go out for walks for fresh air each afternoon; my favourite trail was around this pond. The pond was surrounded by tallContinue reading “Lily Pads. Non-fiction by Mehreen Ahmed”