Written by: Jeanne Polochansky kiss me once, kiss me twice, kiss me ’til the ice has thawed between our throats, my one i want to hear those favourite words you say not with my ears, but with the way you press your fingers to my bones as if i am a piece of stone or…… Continue reading A Devil’s Plea
“She was one person with another laid over the first. Time did not renew. It concealed.”
Mnerva Literary Journal has been selected by Feedspot as #21 on their list of Top 30 Canadian Literature Blogs! We are honoured to have been picked among many great literature blogs across the country. Thank you so much to Feedspot! If you are interested in reading the full list, and learning more about Feedspot, click…… Continue reading Mnerva is one of Feedspot’s Top 30 Canadian Literature Blogs of 2021!
By: Jayson Dela Fuente Sometime on a cumulus day, Grandpa and I went to the river bank, Brought nothing but an old white hue of paper. Whilst sitting on the dried hay, His white hair is a living testament to the seasons he endured, With sunken eyes and wrinkled hands, he curved the masterpiece. My memory is…… Continue reading The Origami Boat
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By Trinity Synard A descent A herd of cattle knobbing knees in the fieldlumbering down into the valley,hooves clashing,sifting the red sandsof words related / An arrangement of burning leaves Generative ember took chargeand came to being / Red, as if sun did soak throughlike rain / could imbue the cliff face,fill the sea-wood swimming…… Continue reading Kin
Mnerva is proud to announce the winner of our first-ever William Gibson Poetry Award, as well as three shortlisted poets! The winning poems is awarded $500 and publication in our upcoming print journal. Winner: “Kin” by Trinity Synard Shortlisted poems: “ful(l)” by Leah Duarte”Canlit Eulogy: A Love Letter” by Anna Sokolova”Dreams for Hire” by Ojo…… Continue reading Announcing the William Gibson Poetry Award Winners