Issue 3: 15 Dec 2016

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Turns Out

By | 2017-02-23T21:27:19+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Issue 3: 15 Dec 2016|Tags: , , |

By Sam Sax all the holocaust books we read in grade school weren’t enough. the class outraged, youth shouting never again. in the texts i became brave, resistance child, stalking the night’s antique shadows, disproving a devil’s arithmetic, lettering every star. easy to be righteous in the face of tyranny so dead, the terror’s just an [...]

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Nightmare on Elm Street

By | 2017-02-23T21:32:33+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Issue 3: 15 Dec 2016|Tags: , , , , |

By Cassandra Lane Dylann Storm Roof invades my dream space in the days after he murders nine African Americans at a Bible study in Charleston, South Carolina. His spirit travels 2,480 miles to reach the interior of my imagination in Los Angeles. Like a bloodhound, he finds my Southern black body hiding out in the desert. As [...]

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Peace Dreams

By | 2017-02-23T21:34:01+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Issue 3: 15 Dec 2016|Tags: , , |

By Pattie Palmer-Baker Teacher: Stop hissing orders. Streamline your body into a fish shape, float with your students in a sound-stilled ocean, flash love notes with your sequined eyes. Stockbroker: See the half-dressed man crumpled on the trash-littered sidewalk? Brake your black Mercedes, carry him to your car, rest him on the leather backseat beneath a [...]

Radio Jockey

By | 2017-02-23T21:35:11+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Issue 3: 15 Dec 2016|Tags: , , |

                                    By Carl Dimitri Carl Dimitri, a Providence, Rhode Island-based artist, is committed to drawing one cartoon a day until the Trump era is over. Carl has received fellowships in painting from the Vermont Studio Center and the Rhode [...]

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Tornado

By | 2017-02-23T21:36:02+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Issue 3: 15 Dec 2016|Tags: , , , , |

By Eve Lyons This is me: protected but trapped while the industry twists around me. This is a factory: churning out medications and patients on assembly lines but leaving them scattered like a devastated trailer park, they must conform to a list of behavioral criteria in the DSM-V and they must have problems that can be [...]

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Flimflam and Uncle Sam

By | 2017-02-23T21:37:29+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Issue 3: 15 Dec 2016|Tags: , , , , |

By Neil Ellman Don’t try me, no condescension. please, no more, it’s over, kaput. there is no certainty in this life: neither truth nor validity: the blue jay isn’t blue except for a certain trick of light nor is the earth as seen from space a shade of verdant green but bluer than a turquoise ring [...]

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