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August 15, 2019

BY DEATH, SHE LIVES

a feature by Jenna Vélez

and we watched Midsommar and saw ourselves in romantic isolation

and you hold my hand like a dying thing

that could be caressed to life

your breath is a sparkling pink

and i have known to love you today

and it feels like the so...

July 30, 2019

INSIDE OF A DOG

a feature by Kate Dowling

Sickness & Health

I’m having a bit of a poorly year. Things started with a poorly winter.  I had a cold a month from December to April, and a terrible flu that meant for a hazy 24 hours my husband woke me to take my temperature an...

July 25, 2019

Passed Notes & Poems

a feature by

Kristin Garth

Start Spreading Your Legs

The Poem:

Start Spreading Your Legs

                           after 'New York, New York' by Frank Sinatra

Small town strippers sing appr...

June 27, 2019

Craters, Crevices and Creativity

Fear

By Monica Kagan

It’s been ages since I’ve written this column (or anything for that matter). My anxiety and depression have been overwhelming for some time now. I always wanted to be a novelist. I’ve thought for my whole life that I w...

June 26, 2019

JOINED JOURNEYS

a bi-monthly feature run by 

Maddie M. White

She Needs You

Anonymous

What mental illness do you suffer from?

            I suffer from depression and anxiety

When was the first time you noticed it and how?

...

June 18, 2019

JOINED JOURNEYS

a monthly feature run by

Maddie M. White

DISORDER DIDN'T HAVE ME

Anonymous

What mental illness do you suffer from?

          

            Depression and anxiety

When...

June 18, 2019

By Death, She Lives

a monthly column by Jenna Vélez

TW: sexual assault/rape; miscarriage

a lesson in firsts

Jenna Vélez

you were my first

boyfriend (n): a regular male companion with whom one has a romantic or sexual relationship

and i let you see me when my skin was cold in...

May 7, 2019

By Death, She Lives

by Jenna Vélez

flesh written


 

My skin lays my stories out

Like an aged map soaking in

Influence and fading afflictions

My skin births feathers to pluck out and

Dance with arms shaking to a church of drums

My skin holds ancestor whispers in red rushes

They a...

April 25, 2019

JOINED JOURNEYS

a monthly Mental Health Awareness feature

by Maddie M. White

Check and Balance System

Anonymous

What mental illness do you suffer from?

Bipolar Depression

When was the first time you noticed it and how?

I noticed it probably when I was in the 12th grade, I am n...

April 25, 2019

PASSED NOTES & POEMS

a monthly feature by 

Kristin Garth

The Poem: 

I Do Not Write These Words For You

You listen when they speak to you — these words

my fingers learned by heart before I was

concerned with art.  Nobody heard

my schoolgirl voice.  Speak diary because

it is a ca...

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