Editorial Statement

Read Time: 6 minutes

By Anne Marie Spidahl

POLY- (POLYPNEA, POLYGLOT & POLYDIPSIA)
by artist EJATU SHAW

An introduction to SHADOWS from Stillpoint Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief.

WALKING IN THE SHADOWS

Read Time: 8 minutes

By Marcie Rendon

WATER
by TANYA LUKIN LINKLATER

Walking the Red River to honor Murdered & Missing Indigenous women.

Desire and Pleasure

Read Time: 8 minutes

By Franco 'Bifo' Berardi

INTERVENTION, HAPPY TRAIL & 911 CALL
by artist ERIN M. RILEY

On why we’d be fools to sever pleasure from desire.

 

THE OVERWHELMING URGE

Read Time: 3 minutes

By Ella Frears

GREY CLOUD and YELLOW DROOP
by SARAH SLAPPEY

Poetry inspired by the repressed feminine origins in the history of psychoanalysis.

FISHING FOR FALLEN LIGHT

Read Time: 11 minutes

By Lora Matz

One psychotherapist’s journey from extreme poverty & domestic abuse, through institutional abuse & clandestine drug testing in the US psychiatric system, into transcendence & a life of healing.

EXILE

Read Time: 15 minutes

By Sokol Ferizi

KOSTËRRC (CH)
by artist PETRIT HALILAJ

A short story on the exile of the body, tongue, mind, and soul.