Saint Maud // Madelaine Culver





folding into


a humming

leads her into

prayers, morbidly quiet

her name

becomes a burden

unsettling disgust

a climax of agonies

self-harming interiors

she can’t save


Madelaine Culver is a writer and poet currently based in Newcastle upon Tyne where she’s studying for a practice-based PhD on British horror cinema and intertextual poetics. Her work appears in various places online and in print, including ALIENIST3:AM Magazine, and Seen as Read: an anthology of visual, asemic and photo poetry. Find her online at