The baseless dehumanization of one group of people dehumanizes everyone. On January 31, surveillance footage captured a hooded man violently shoving a 91-year-old Asian man to the ground in broad […]
Collections that sing their way across the temporal as rhapsodic as they do the spiritual often invite the audience into the poet’s world, guided by vocabulary and images rooted in […]
“Put a blindfold on me / tell me who you fear / and I will tell you / your skin” (94). This stanza from spoken-word poet and activist, Bao Phi, […]
Poetry can be a broad categorization but also an incredibly limiting one, and no one knows that better than April Hernandez. Genre-bending and experimental style challenges the conventions of the form, […]
Aremu Adams Adebisi challenges his readers to reimagine grief, conflict, and hardship in his poem “Flintknapping”.
Quite often, western culture uses the moon as a symbol of love. Feelings associated with the moon include connectedness and stillness even if love is not reciprocated. 22 Lunes by Caleb […]
Disasters seem to be on our collective minds lately. We are surrounded, it feels, by endings, fractures, faults, and failures. As fires blaze, storms rage, and a pandemic sweeps the […]
When opening Mike Jon’s portfolio, you are met with nearly one hundred faces looking back at you. These are Mike’s portraits, each of which, outside of being cast in black […]
When you’re sick, each day is the same, and yet every day has the potential to be different.
Much of my cohort is navigating a similar path to self-discovery as a result of being forced to surrender our yearnings for the places we’ll go and, instead, return to the places we’re from. In this new reality, I along with many young writers are using the page as a tool for reconciliation.