sleevelike and quiet (editors’ pick)

poetry by philip gordon — from issue one


PHILIP GORDON is a creative writing student from vancouver island, recipient of the 2014 kevin roberts poetry award, and an editor of the literary magazines Ash Tree Journal and Text (launching in September, 2014). his work has been published in Wax Poetry and Art Magazine, Potluckmag, Chrysanthemum, Portal, Passion Poetry, The YOLO Pages, and a few other places. philip is a romantic dork, lover of shades, and proponent of the Oxford Comma. he can be found at