Sometimes a Wild God

For many years, I've been an admirer of the work of Rima Staines. Through that connection, I got to hear about Tom Hirons, who is Rima's partner. Bits of his writing started cropping up here and there (in the Dark Mountain books for example) and I loved the depth and atmosphere he was able to create [...]

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Nettle Eater – Tom Hirons

This is an extract from 'Nettle Eater' by Tom Hirons. Published in Dark Mountain Vol 3. Look at the world beyond your door. Your life is on fire. Run. Dive in, though it surely means death. Taste the streams, the heather and the gorse and the broom. Hold the river stones. Sleep with the waterfall [...]