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Poetry

Poetry

Philosophia: The Red Queen art
By Tania Escobedo

Ascended and with a reliable rule, the queen knows her worth.

For The Dead and Dying art
By Zahra Gordon

A lament for those in and beyond the passage from here to there.

Yellawoman poetry art
By Jessica Gallion

On the margins and in darkness, the survivor takes adversity as a necessity for growth.

Ratchet of the Earth cover art by Tim Sullivan
By Adriana Garriga-Lopez

Wiley and unpredictable, the wronged rise and strike back.

Ghost Story Crafted for a Girl Child story art
By Samantha DeFlitch

Environmental harm contaminates the soul of the abusers and discolors the spirit of the abused.

The Miracle of Death essay art
By Ken Class

With a steely resolve, the bereaved faces the bitter sorrows of life and the irrefutability of demise.

Alabanza poetry art
By Yareliz Mendez-Zamora

Womanhood—impermeable and fortified—takes anchor into a tempestuous, hostile world.

Natural Rhythms poetry art
By Linda Laino

Microscopic universes, colossal feelings.

Violent Current art
By Mateo Lara

Elemental stress storms, mercurial sensation strikes, and tidal tantrums—the restive and the ready move.

Private Salvation art
By Tyree Daye

Like catching breath, surmounting the burdens of anger, of normality, of memory requires great work.

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Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

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