Kyeren Regehr Literature Poetry

Am the lyrics of your love ditty

Kyeren Regehr granting of a penny wish                  druthers something beloved                  Am truly all those hackneyed phrases shopworn and cloying unbelieving         Am madly tripping light-headed                ...

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Fiction Julia Peterson Literature

General Workplace Safety Tips

Julia Peterson our safety is your personal responsibility. Always follow the road marked on your map, and do not stray too close to the sidewalk. Do not take shortcuts. The unkempt backyards and vacant lots may be enticing, but the hungry ground beneath the weeds has been abandoned for too...

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Isabel Yang Literature Poetry

Follow Still

Isabel Yang On our first date, I throw crumbs to water-                fowl. She says bread makes birds sick, It’s like junk food for them. Don’t                let them eat the crust. On our second date, he pushed fingers in, and I opened up, thinking it was the...

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Jade Wallace Literature Poetry

Denim Jacket Daydream

Jade Wallace after Jean Day Ours is a generation of wistful and somewhat attractive humans, wanderers in a bad and beautiful slough. We say that all we want are convincingly unisex jackets but what we mean is that we are tired of bitter butterfinger metaphysics, bored of biding our time in the...

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Creative Non-fiction Grace Kwan Literature


Grace Kwan was five years old when I dreamed of snow for the first time, tucked into my bed in our hilltop apartment in Cloud View Tower, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In my dream, my mom, dad, and I had just emerged from an air-conditioned building into the street’s simmering heat. I was accustomed...

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Karine Hack Literature Poetry

our mothers

Karine Hack Mashup of Ocean Vuong’s “homewrecker” & Michael Ondaatje’s “The Cinnamon Peeler” when we swam once, white dresses spilling from our feet / in water, late August our mothers / left with no trace your father’s tantrum turned, turning our hands dark red as if wounded: a...

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