A boy is burning in my bed and
as I watch his face disappear
I curse the world for teaching me how
to be everything but

Victoria Butler is a 20 year old, certified Mom friend, born and bred in Barrie, Ontario but trying to find her future in Toronto. She wants to be a published writer but also wants to be able to pay her rent: the root of her existential despair. IG & Twitter: msbutler21. Website:

Vagabond City Literary Journal

Founded in 2013, we are a literary journal dedicated to publishing outsider literature. We publish art, prose, reviews, and interviews from marginalized creators.