Cries… by Mark McConville

Dreams wither in her head as she sees the decline of the world. Moments of terror hit the streets, and hearts can’t be recycled when they’re spooked by gunshots. Life is hanging in the balance and this young tearaway knows she must tread carefully through smoky boulevards. People lie here, some alive and desperate, but…

We could have been heroes? by Mark McConville

Our souls are heavier than sound, heavier than heaven, and we know now that we’re blotches on the skin of life. This road we walk upon leads to the cracks of suburbia, the domain where hope fizzles out and where men and woman fight to stay alive. In my pocket I have two coins, in…

A Drug I Cannot Have by Mark McConville

I’d present my heart to you, but you condoned it to be black and blemished. You haven’t seen it beat. It could be clean and red, thumping or slow paced. I can’t make you see that I’m an honourable man with intentions to love the bones and blood of you. There’s was a sliver of…

Alkaline Trio – Through The Years by Mark McConville

Punk band Alkaline Trio formed in the humble city of Chicago in 1996. Since then, the band has catapulted into an institution, a band that appeal to the punks, the emo sector and the freaks. By blending heartbreaking lyrics with shuddering guitar parts, the act has evolved into a staple of the music industry. Fronted…