Commentary Defacing the media and their concept of ideal body/face/clothes. I wanted to reveal her insides, remember that we are all animals. “Seagull x2″ photo by Janice Cheng Commentary I took a photo of a bird and when I developed it I rolled it wrong and accidentally left watermarks and dust
Summer Hair photo by Stephanie Fung Commentary I felt compelled to capture this shot of three-year-old Esme as the last rays of summer sun disappeared from the sky. Her anxious expression reminded me of my own childhood dread of getting my hair cut short and of those often fleeting moments of youth when
Reflections of Venize: Frari poem by Murissa Shalapata With crimson Bardolino in hand I taste you, Venize your mind numbing routes of destiny like untangling knots of angelhairs in a hurry by the hour glass of spices that smell of sulfur, basilico, lemon and grass I paid little attention to your streets of uneven marble
Grief Pond poem by Maddie Gorman You watch the stone drop into the middle of a pond. There it is: the origin— the node from which all subsequent ripples birth. At the same time you feel the wind whistle through a hole in your heart. It aches like a sensitive tooth. The seasons pile on.
Your Buttresses Are Flying music by Alexander Keurvorst
About Issue 1.1 It is with great pleasure that I introduce the first official issue of The Garden Statuary, UBC’s new English Undergraduate Journal. The Garden Statuary started as the dream-project of my English 210 honours class in the spring of 2010. After our final exam, we sat around the flag pole, chatted about how