The Mouse King

He has accidentally torn a small hole in the aluminium mustard tube. His fingernails are sturdy and longish, but this is a force I did not give them credit for. The tear in the tube makes me a little uneasy.

story by Marz Sappler
Art by katy Somerville

About the Author

Marz Sappler is a Germany-based artist and writer of narrative and conceptual literature and the co-founder and editor of the international literary magazine The Open Sewers Collective. They can be found on instagram @marz.vic and @opensewers.

About the Artist

Katy Somerville was beamed into existence on a Monday night in the mid-eighties by stars, glitter, and a glorious Italian woman from a long line of very strong women. In the present timeline, she likes to drink coffee, pat any animal that will engage with her, make collages, and spend time laughing and finding moments of joy wherever she can with her partner and her goofy, lanky dog.

2 responses to “The Mouse King”

  1. Nathan keller Avatar
    Nathan keller

    Right. I owe you a poem for your portrait of waves- his hands. Nothing i can say you know there is no money except Baltimore circus dollars. For putting big babies to bed. You do it well. Weirly inna big apartment buildimg yoi can only please those who already feel your conflicts . Now you have got to admit that is odd and over personal. I mean .venturing off to work is genersl. .but our neghbors in this ultim a tly general configuration think they miight own in your story.i feel it remains my choice. With involvement and effort.

  2. serendipityred Avatar

    Squeaky Doom is everywhere.

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