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Have You Ever Looked At A Walnut Shell, Matthew E. Davis Jan 2020

Have You Ever Looked At A Walnut Shell, Matthew E. Davis

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Have you ever looked at a walnut shell… all up close and personal I mean. You get so close your eyes crawl into the grooves until they become gorges and then the rest of your body follows in.


For The Boy Who Broke, Yvonne Bamba Jan 2020

For The Boy Who Broke, Yvonne Bamba

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You were the boy who broke.

Broke into laughter. Broke into song.

Broke into a smile.

Broke into brokenness.

You had this terrible habit of breaking things, especially people.

Especially yourself.


Excerpt From Jaki's Tale, Kayla K. Etheridge Jan 2020

Excerpt From Jaki's Tale, Kayla K. Etheridge

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We cooked macaroni and cheese. It was the perfect time to have a girls’ night. Candace loved to stir the block of butter, milk and packaged cheese in the pot once I finished draining it.

“Okay,” she grunted. “It’s done, Mommy.”

She walked over to the sink and washed her hands. I plucked a noodle from the pot and licked the cheese from my fingertips.

“Get the lemonade,” I told her.

I picked up the pot and separated it into three bowls while Candace filled two glasses with lemonade. “Grab some napkins.”

“I got them,” she answered. “Come on ...


Book Review For Caribou, Emily Moran Jan 2020

Book Review For Caribou, Emily Moran

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A Letter To A Future Bridezilla Jan 2020

A Letter To A Future Bridezilla

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What Do You Know About Beauty, Kylie Walsh Jan 2020

What Do You Know About Beauty, Kylie Walsh

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Valparaiso And Neruda, Elizabeth Claverie Jan 2020

Valparaiso And Neruda, Elizabeth Claverie

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The Dance Of My Body, Elizabeth Claverie Jan 2020

The Dance Of My Body, Elizabeth Claverie

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Sweet Butter On A Burn, Elizabeth Claverie Jan 2020

Sweet Butter On A Burn, Elizabeth Claverie

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Sometimes, Rachel Zucker Jan 2020

Sometimes, Rachel Zucker

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Short Song, Julia Conner Jan 2020

Short Song, Julia Conner

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Sad Dictionary, Maggie Davila Jan 2020

Sad Dictionary, Maggie Davila

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Remember The First Glance Of Our Lives, Brittany Lyons Jan 2020

Remember The First Glance Of Our Lives, Brittany Lyons

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Reclaiming Spaces, Kylie Walsh Jan 2020

Reclaiming Spaces, Kylie Walsh

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Perhaps With Less Grace, Devan Y. Klein Jan 2020

Perhaps With Less Grace, Devan Y. Klein

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Home, Millita Walker Jan 2020

Home, Millita Walker

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Glove, Michael Asare Aboagye Jan 2020

Glove, Michael Asare Aboagye

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Frozen, Caroline Jeter Jan 2020

Frozen, Caroline Jeter

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Follow Your Roots, Devan Y. Klein Jan 2020

Follow Your Roots, Devan Y. Klein

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Falling, Rachel Zucker Jan 2020

Falling, Rachel Zucker

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Curls, Jasmine Picazo Jan 2020

Curls, Jasmine Picazo

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Breathe In; Breathe Out, Rochelle Craig Jan 2020

Breathe In; Breathe Out, Rochelle Craig

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Bones, Chloe Miller Bess Jan 2020

Bones, Chloe Miller Bess

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Blue Gaps, Matthew E. Davis Jan 2020

Blue Gaps, Matthew E. Davis

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At Bay, Kevin Sunga Jan 2020

At Bay, Kevin Sunga

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(M)Other Tongue, Julia Conner Jan 2020

(M)Other Tongue, Julia Conner

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You Would Do Anything, Kevin Coates Jan 2020

You Would Do Anything, Kevin Coates

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You are driving on the interstate, and your daughter says, “Look, Mommy! A polar bear!”

You are not so far gone that you think it really can be a polar bear, but you can not in that split second think of much else that it could be.

“A polar bear?” you say, stalling.

“Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear?” she says.

You remember vaguely that those are the lines of a book you read to her at night. You don’t know what the polar bear hears. What do polar bears hear? You imagine white noise, winds filled ...


Wandering Legacy, Brittany Lyons Jan 2020

Wandering Legacy, Brittany Lyons

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Time Spent Lost, Kylie Walsh Jan 2020

Time Spent Lost, Kylie Walsh

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There It Goes Again, Liang M. Somers Jan 2020

There It Goes Again, Liang M. Somers

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