Posts in Poetry
What They Knew

[Image description: close photograph of a pair of closed pink lips, lightly coated in lipgloss.]

We sat together in art class. She practiced her calligraphy and I painted beaches.
Lito asked me if she had turned me into a lesbian.

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PoetryArea Guede
Storm At Sea

[Image description: photograph of the rigging of a large sailing ship against the backdrop of a cloudy sky.]

Nobody will tell you the secret
behind those stories:
they were written by men
who want to believe
that women are nothing more
than ships that cannot sail.

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PoetrySarena Tien
Tarik Dobbs: Three Poems


[Image Description: A orange, stone canyon peak and surrounding edge wraps around a section of blue sky.]

Tarik Dobbs' poetry questions what love and family mean in an unknown landscape. With lush, tender, vivid language, Dobbs probes the boundaries of community and exile in these three poems.

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