Our Power, Issue 3 of Awake, presents works that prevail over the undercurrents of trauma that remain deeply embedded in the fabric of our history, and stories. The poems and art in this issue embrace and magnify the persistence, strength, and power of our people through text, form, and structure.
Featured Poets & Artists:
Andrés Amitai Wilson / NitaJade
Matthew E. Henry / Edythe Rodriguez
Timi Sanni / Jorrell Watkins / Alicia Saadi
“In a culture that has and continues in its attempt to strip so much of our existence, identity, and essence, our power has proved resilient. This issue acknowledges this reality, embraces that fortitude of stamina in existing as we are – in embracing our power. ”
– Morgan Christie, Guest Editor
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