Just a Fire – A. Martine

by Addison Black, JAN. 3rd, 3075 Over the past year, we at MAELSTROM have covered stories which have often bordered on the sensational, such as the famous rivalry between siblings Amaterasu and Susanoo, the Japanese gods of the Sun and the Storms respectively. We have also notably touched upon the scandalous account of the giant Paul Bunyan’s alleged affair with the Titan Selene. All of these have served a similar aim: to bring awareness of…

Keep reading

About A. Martine

Aïcha Martine Thiam is a poet, writer, musician and artist who writes in English and in French, two of her native languages. She travelled the world as a child, and studied at the University of Montréal and Columbia College Chicago. Home is wherever the sea is near.

www.maelllstrom.com, @Maelllstrom


A. Martine’s story “Just a Fire” was
published on Friday, 17 August 2018.

Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.

August 2018

MetaphorosisTable of Contents

  • The Bagel Shop Owner’s Nephew — J. Tynan Burke
  • Upon the Fallen Leaves of the Gingko Tree — Mads Alvey
  • Just a Fire — A. Martine
  • All the Colors I Cannot See — L’Erin Ogle
  • Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost — Douglas Anstruther

Cover art by Julia Naurzalieva.

Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.