Margaryta Golovchenko is an undergrad student at the University of Toronto and an editor for The Spectatorial. Her work has appeared in publications such as Bitterzoet Magazine, Luna Luna Magazine, Metatron's OMEGA, Dear Damsels, and others. She is also the author of the chapbooks Miso Mermaid (words(on)pages press, 2016) and Pastries and Other Things History Has Tried to Kill Us With (dancing girl press, October 2017). When not maneuvering around her mountain of to-be-read books she can be found sharing her (mis)adventures on Twitter @Margaryta505.

Margaryta Golovchenko


The temperature has fallen /from grace and under the belly of the common household cat, snowflakes of numbers littered across hardwood floors that have never seen spring /out of favour and out of fashion, among the arsenic greens and broken toes, filing for shelf space and a call number /faster than expected or a name could be found, classified as a numbered catastrophe the way stars have quadrants and empty bottles preach limits /more silent than a crowd and a sea of posters, the languages and symbols of a shared nightmare awaiting its bedtime story / to the equivalent of Rome or simply like a snow globe from the top shelf, all glitter and silent elephants roaming the misplaced streets of another vaguely familiar city

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