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Issue 2: Commune, February 2022

commune with nature, God,
. move to a commune
farm the land
. ‘The One World Family Commune is a
new religious movement
  commune, often referred to as a
in negative contexts.’ take Holy Communion;
reject the Church
. read a little about the
Paris Commune
. make common, share. go on a bad date with
a communist
, or a date with a
bad communist
. talk intimately, exchange thoughts or feelings.
build community
isolate yourself

︎Gestures and Habit

poetry by Miso Bell
See more of Miso’s work here.


short film by Tyler Bain
See more work at Tyler’s website.

︎Donda on Mother’s Day

essay by Jack Wareham
Read Jack’s work for The Daily Californian and CounterPunch.


digital writing by Selina Moir-Wilson

︎Four Paintings

paintings by Keywan Tafteh
See more work at Keywan’s website.

︎I’m not with chemicals, Dad. I’m with people and emotions.

short film by Aubrielle Hvolboll
See more work at Aubrielle’s website.


creative non-fiction by Viv Baker


poetry by Lindsey Pannor
See more work at Lindsey’s website.


digital fiction by Carly Stone
See more work at Carly’s website.

Layabout is produced on the stolen lands of the Wurundjeri people. We pay our respects to its traditional custodians, sovereignty was never ceded.