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Identity

Identity

Veiled Voices story art
By Benin Lemus

Unresolved, uncertain, and untrusting, the chasm grows.

The Prisoner I & II story art
By Nadia Ibrashi

War makes men monsters and monsters men.

The Little Lumberjack story art
By Raymond Luczak

Will, when coupled with grit, goes a long way.

Millicent Gardens story art
By Marie Manilla

Humiliation and desperation/ community and aspiration.

In Polite Rejection story art
By Sam Desmond

In a bitter voice, the undergirding of self worth is dismantled as a possible, unnerving root of feminism is excavated.

Shapeless Skin story art
By Travis Chi Wing Lau

Corporeal expanse, with wrangled nerves and a quieted pulse.

About the Fires story art
By Andrew Kruse-Ross

Embers of home billow and blow as history burns hard.

Dryer, Cleaner, More Myself. illustration
By Law Alsobrook

February's Cover. Hysterically clean and radiantly antiseptic.
 

For the Future Unforseeable art
By Stephen Mead

Reaching back into the past, proffering a gift for a hopeful future.

Curative art
By Karen V. Garrison

Lyrical elixirs for the ailing soul.

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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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