Editorial Statement

Word Count: 1,376

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

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

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

WALKING IN THE SHADOWS

Word Count: 2,294

by Marcie Rendon

WATER
by TANYA LUKIN LINKLATER

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

Desire and Pleasure

Word Count: 2,121

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

Word Count: 1,105

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

Word Count: 3,059

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

Word Count: 4,039

by Sokol Ferizi

KOSTËRRC (CH)
by artist PETRIT HALILAJ

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