Gingerbread House Lit Mag


Afterwards, the ghost of cognition
Flickered out of thought.
Slats of greening light
Steeped the silence.
We had been told not to breathe
The spore-filled air,
But it tasted like winter.
Keeling over, the roots
Sprouted from our mouths.

Seth Jani

Seth Jani currently resides in Seattle, WA and is the founder of Seven CirclePress ( His own work has been published widely in such places as Abyss & Apex, The Chiron Review, The Hamilton Stone Review, Hawai`i Pacific Review, VAYAVYA, Gravel and Zetetic: A Record of Unusual Inquiry. More about him and his work can be found at

Artwork: Natalia Drepina

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