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Resilience

Resilience

Endless Shards of Jazz For a Brutal World still
By LeRoy Kangalee

With an atrocity ancient and a wound permanent.

Private Salvation art
By Tyree Daye

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

Love and Loss art
By Sudip Bhattacharya

Ordinary needs and common necessities at the mercy of irrational prejudices and unfounded persecutions.

Hope's Great Labor art
By Alex Brueggeman

All of humanity dropped the ball on morality. But who will care enough to pick it back up?

Hawaiian Princess by Mani Price, detail
By Mani Price

(October's Cover)

Prayer Over Mother Earth by Alison Woody, 2016 meta image
By Alison Woody

When a sacred trust is broken sacred protection becomes the only viable option.

Darkness In The Margins poetry art
By Lola Rainey

Transcended, impermeable.

The Many Faces of Silence art
By Laura Cesarco Eglin

Self-preservation is a gift reluctantly given, a blessing hard won.

And She Was a Ghost of An Affair
By Ashley Doggett

The Master’s whip subverts its own Aryan perversion.

Removing the Poison
By Rachel Cuevas

A clean getaway from the past proves more formidable than originally thought.

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