Issue 13: 23 Feb 2017

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Winning Campaign, a poem by Karthik Purushothaman

By | 2017-02-26T18:02:10+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Issue 13: 23 Feb 2017|Tags: , , |

I wear 140 characters as pinstripes and say what I think without thinking. My superpower is fitting both feet in my mouth and projectile vomiting the stuff between my toes. I save the reporters from jumping off buildings, leaping across canyon -deep cracks and swimming upstream to the source where the current is strongest and I [...]

The Unofficial Recap of Trump’s Perfectly Normal Post-Election Press Conference

By | 2017-02-23T07:46:15+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Issue 13: 23 Feb 2017|Tags: , |

By Amy Porterfield Levy   This will be the first in a new series called “The Unofficial Recaps of Trump Pressers.” If Trump is impeached soon, it will be a very short series. It will also be short if your recapper is murdered by angry men dressed as Pepe the Frog. So, here it goes. … Scene [...]

Where to turn when the truth burns our retina

By | 2017-02-22T16:37:51+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Issue 13: 23 Feb 2017|Tags: , |

By Sarah Bigham   down down down they fall   face-planted                spread-eagled              side-sprawled              knee-buckled skull-cracked               gut-shot                       arm-splayed                gaping-mouthed   tears                fall and hopes                    fall and families on coffins            fall and believers on knees                        fall and children’s dreams of fathers’ pride          fall   but fists rise and knees bend and arms link and eyes [...]

Black Lives Matter? Will Our Stories Save Us?

By | 2017-02-22T16:41:03+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Issue 13: 23 Feb 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By Amy Abugo Ongiri   Asa Sullivan didn’t want to go back to jail and he shouldn’t have had to. But, on June 6, 2006, neighbors in a rapidly gentrifying area of San Francisco called the police to report what they believed to be suspicious behavior. Though they did not have a search warrant, police entered [...]