Editorial Statement

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

By Marcie Rendon

WATER
by TANYA LUKIN LINKLATER

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

Desire and Pleasure

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

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

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

By Sokol Ferizi

KOSTËRRC (CH)
by artist PETRIT HALILAJ

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