April 20, 2019
Nocturnal Monster’s Self-Care Routine
by Savannah Slone
they say establishing a self-care routine is
by Kristin Ryan
I never asked, why. I never snarled, how could you.
Here’s what I did say as wasps gathered in the distance:
I must have done something wrong.
Kristin Ryan is a poet working towards healing, and full...
by Vanessa Maki
our fires are snuffed out early on in life
we as black women have to build our fires again
then the world rains down on us
& we re build our fires
we grab whatever we can find
paper, wood, lighter fluid
then we get our fires started up agai...
by Catherine Garbinsky
I stand on a fallen tree as if it were a balance beam, arms outstretched. You stand beside me, watchful and ready, but your arms are at your sides. I am alone as I step, one foot in front of the other, heel to toe, across the be...
Midsummer in the city that cannot hold you
by Haley Campbell
Learn to walk beneath the tulips' stifling sugar,
learn every prayer for rain.
Learn to decrypt the clouds'
mad moods and beg the sky to break
wide open. Take note—there are at least
a million shades of blue.
tree nymph rice paper butterfly
by Ross (Dragon)
by Mela Blust
think about what they take
think about how you let them
this is how we are raised
a temple of loneliness praying to
think about what is gained
oh, but think about
what has been lost