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Confined

Confined by Tyler M. Michaud   On the island, we ran into opaque water, tripping over rocks, trash, and unafraid of the leeches that repelled our friends. You gave our possessions away in an attempt to escape the shackles on … Read More

My Making

My Making by Sasha Jovanoski   When the hurricane came it was me all alone without walls or a kind word to spare, till a fairy came by with a gleam in her eye and said, “Darling, it’s lovely out … Read More

Now

Now by Christopher Stein   The clock takes stock of its mortal possessions, marks our brows with red strikes that line up like tallies of the war-dead. I have ten thousand thoughts, competing vectors pulling me apart like four horses, … Read More

Asteria

Asteria by Fiona Kennedy   The one I love makes sense of empty space, Unfurling charts of light from east to west: While in my ship the cosmic line I trace, In airy currents, she maps out my quest. With … Read More

incident report

incident report by Luke Adams   it’s a cold language with short sentences and clear messaging but death is like that it gets the message across

My Longest Relationship

My Longest Relationship by Karena Landler & Danielle Devillier   You were there When I woke in the morning; When I was so sure That you would go.   I remember you Sweeter than you are, Pure honey on my … Read More

Carbon

Carbon by Emily Arnold   In a world of falling ash, I ask you to cover your left arm with the remains of a tree. carbon forms marching off into the night a mission of long-forgotten starlight stored away in … Read More

To play in the yard in Oświęcim

To play in the yard in Oświęcim by Andrew Sedlack   Do not let the mud-room door slam; Do not watch the barrack-board walls around it rattle in the aftermath; Do not notice the obvious spots of woodfill where the … Read More

Blue Memory

Blue Memory by Christopher Stein   They laid me in a tumble of stones on a hill shrieking every morning with the rush of the air through the rocks, and it was a hundred years before my brittle bones, yellow … Read More

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