Cadaverine Magazine

The best new poetry, prose and non-fiction from emerging writers under 30

We believe in showcasing contemporary, innovative and original new writing from the next generation of literary talent.
totally intoxicated
just as he was undressing in my room
late that night...

Three Poems by Billy Frierson

totally intoxicated
just as he was undressing in my room
late that night…

Sep, 19 · in Poetry
Tom lingered a while, his eyes still transfixed by the dark water. He wasn’t sure he could go any nearer. He felt his hand clench on the thin wooden fence that stood between him and the steep decline to the lake, and the clouds obscured the sun. He wondered how many men he had killed that day.

The Story of Two Rainfalls

Tom lingered a while, his eyes still transfixed by the dark water. He wasn’t sure he could go any nearer. He felt his hand clench on the thin wooden fence that stood between him and the steep decline to the lake, and the clouds obscured the sun. He wondered how many men he had killed that day.

Sep, 19 · in Prose

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at wake we sat cross-legged, picking
prawns from marie rose sauce the way we used 


to do with worms from soil as boys

Two Poems by Sam Kolinski

at wake we sat cross-legged, picking
prawns from marie rose sauce the way we used

to do with worms from soil as boys

Sep, 19
Google insomnia, anxiety game, faith(less) cure – is it
possible to suit illness? 
At least the sheets are cold.

20mg by Lauren Vevers

Google insomnia, anxiety game, faith(less) cure – is it
possible to suit illness?
At least the sheets are cold.

Sep, 18
When sleeping I’m awake
I have goals, things to achieve
I am a success soon

Walk on Water by Joe Bell

When sleeping I’m awake
I have goals, things to achieve
I am a success soon

Sep, 15
I am so heavy with wine and speaking
of joy	  like it is something to be bought.

Georgia by Molly Taylor

I am so heavy with wine and speaking
of joy like it is something to be bought.

Sep, 12