Makarelle - Summer 2021 "Tattoo"

Table of contents

1              Cover Image by Jenny Lundstrom: “Jenny”
3              Welcome

6              Editorial by Jane Langan
9              Featured Visual Art. Anneke: "Hand of the Bibliomant"

10            Featured Short Story – Fiction. Sue Davnall: “The Bluebird”

13            Featured Poetry. Jeff Gallagher: “Tattoo”

14            Featured Short Story – CNF. Mina Ma: “Symbolism”

17            Yuu Ikeda: “On Me”

18            Dovydas Jakstaitis: “The Brush and the Needle”

20            Olivia Whitfield: “The Tattooed Child”

21            Yuu Ikeda: “My Ugliness”

22            Henry Loten: “The Drum of Passchendaele”

23            L.C. Groves: “The Yellow Lily”

27            Rukhsana C: “Looking Glass”

28            Suzanne Burn: “Trust”

29            Wendy Toole: “Early Evening”

30            Emma May: “Rob and Orran”

31            Sam Southam: “Strawberry”

32            Ken Smith: “Phobia”

33            Helena Nwaokolo: “The Tattie Tattoo Bird of the Nile”

34            linda m. crate: “through all my phases"
34            linda m. crate: "maybe think of me"
35            Beck Collett: “Happy Birthday”

36            Elizabeth Eastwood: “The Edinburgh Tattoo”

38            Jane Langan: “Red Pepper on Drum Skin”

39            Edward Alport: “The End of Drought”
39            Edward Alport: "A Demon, Come Among Us"

40            Beck Collett: “The Ballad of Dove and Nate”

42            kerry rawlinson: “Tattooed Tower - Toronto”

43            R.E. Loten with research by H.D.W. Loten: “Archie's Bolero”

46            Finja Tineke: “Unbenanntes Projekt”

47            Dini Armstrong: “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Skin”

50            Sharon Pilkington: “Stories”

51            Jane Langan: “The Butcher's Tattoo”

55            Jayant Kashyap: “Wilding”

56            kerry rawlinson: “Table Tats”

56            Lily Lawson: “Unique”

57            Toby Goodwin: “Mongoose. (Fifteen Points)”

61            Amit Parmessur: “Tit for Tattoo”

62            Ron Hardwick: "The Incriminating Tattoo"

67            Karen Honnor: "Invisible"
68            D.H.L. Hewa: "Lucky, Lucky Me"
72            Jane Langan: "The Ballad of Blackthorn"
73            Louise Wilford: "Tattoo"
80            Biographies
82            Meet the Editors

83           “Friends, goodnight.”

Welcome to our first-ever edition of the new online literary and creative arts magazine

 on the theme of
'Coming Unravelled'.


A lot of hard work has gone into this publication, which is entirely run by volunteers, so please tell all your friends and share it as much as you can on social media. We’ve got some amazing work for you and we’d love for as many people as possible to see it.


We look forward to hearing your feedback!

Ruth, Jane and Dini

The Editors, and, according to Companies House, three "persons with significant control"  ;-))