A touch of your skin,
A coin in hand, you take
My heart from the market.
A touch of your skin,
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Name for a woman or a man
Gender neutral pronouns, pleaseRead More
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Gabriel Lee Bass’ poetry explores intergenerational trauma and questions what it means to thrive in a hostile environment.Read More
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With celestial musings and tactile language, Carl C. probes the tenuous connection between ancestry and family traditions contrasted with the possibilities of solitude.Read More
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With quiet precision and vivid imagery, Hal Y. Zhang’s poems portray the arrays of emotions throughout various life scenarios.Read More
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The author of A Quick And Easy Guide To They/Them Pronouns showcases their another facet of their talents in these four poems. With fierce force, Archie Bongiovanni reclaims the body and forms a liminal space for creation.Read More
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SP Mulroy’s poems explore the potential lives passed away queer Hollywood figures may have lived, and the ways they may have inhabited the world.Read More
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Casey Elizabeth Newbegin’s poem’s quietly contemplate the surrounding world of patriarchy and its influences on our bodiesRead More
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but you and me, gloves
we're on the road to grabbing a title
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“Being rational, but discrete, he divided me. Advanced curriculum, my bell curves skewed, and he transformed the mean. No longer prime, I wished him imaginary.”Read More
You wake the wolf in me
if I let her take over
well, there’d be only shreds
Sometimes I want to cry when I think
About how content you’ve become with
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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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My pills & herbs & self-medications fill a mass grave.
Tinctures held under my tongue. A burning prayer.Read More
The mulch is cold, and the sun has disappeared.
The air begins to sharpen with each quick inhale,
cutting up my lungs until
I can’t breathe.
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how do you smell like home?
does your pulse quicken?
can’t I touch?Read More
at the store
and get so angry
as if i'm doing this for them