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The Flexible Persona was founded in 2013. We are an independent home for emerging and established writers and poets.

"Writing at the End of a Civilisation"

“Writing at the End of a Civilisation” by Pádraig Ó Meiscill

ONCE UPON A TIME, in the heady days of economic collapse, a number of French malcontents got together, christened themselves the Invisible Committee and wrote, ‘It is useless to wait – for a breakthrough, for the revolution, the nuclear apocalypse or a social movement. To go on waiting is madness. The catastrophe is not coming, it is here. We are already situated within the collapse of a civilisation. It is within this reality that we must choose sides.’