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  • BEFORE YOU – Kwame Dawes

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    1 Yes, we were country, lived in shotgun shacks, where the road loses its way to dirt and live oaks and all along the way ancient cypress, but we’d play deep in the swamp, where Collins built his still, and made sweet peach moonshine;...

  • ZARAFA PRAYING — Regina Brunache

    September 7 | | 0

    (after a mixed media by Lori Field)   for this creature like me   Searching with my brown puzzled neck Closed my slender Asian eyes Brought me to darken light Taken away from this to be continued masquerade The party continues...

  • The Pentecostal Trance – Aja Monet

    July 5 | | 0

    All the waving arms belonged to women distraught with low-income dreams and men with ashy knees bent before the only God known to worry himself with the prayers of a little blueberry-curled brown girl sitting in the pews as if a St....

  • your adolescent dress, cut off just above the...

    July 1 | | 0

    You can, you realize, not say what you think, and sometimes, not say what you have thought all along in that operative fashion into which words have been put. Though, such language seems far more real than the one lumped in your throat,...

  • Between A Rock & A Rock is The...

    June 30 | | 0

    When she smiles I try to catch her teeth with my eyes closed. What animates my skin so flushed? What crumbles my bones into weakness? Where does desire find home if that same desire is a run away? There are men like shadows passing through...

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Kwame Dawes

BEFORE YOU – Kwame  [...]

bees in golden space1 Yes, we were country, lived in shotgun shacks, where the road loses its way to dirt and live oaks

MENSTRUAL FLOWERS – [...]

nn, akino, 2004_14[new_royalslider id="11"] Courtesy of the artist and Mizuma Art Gallery  

WHAT THE WOMB ISN’T [...]

art, nn Jennifer Mokren, Uterus Flag, ArtExquisiteUterusProject         "Feminism is a socialist, anti-family, political movement that encourages women to leav

JUNOT DIAZ

Junot' Diaz and Edison, NJ

EDISON, NEW JERSEY – [...]

photo, Edison Motor Lodge, IMG_8795 copyThe first time we try to deliver the Gold Crown the lights are on in the house but no on

Rachel Eliza Griffiths [...]

Elegy & Poem

SOLACE – Michael  [...]

photo credit -Natalia BratslavskyWe hold intractable notions of ourselves as agents with free will. But someone is what he is and was

The March on Washington:  [...]

March on Washington,reflecting_pool_web

OTHER WORLD: A Conversati [...]

Pandora's Box, Encaustic"We are all the other."

I OPEN A BOX

Paterson Falls…and find inside a picture, of myself as a child, sitting on a small chair, wearing overalls and sho

Naive Paintings

Raphael Perez

CIRCLES OF THE MOON & [...]

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-brooklyn-bridge-night-image20229900To Alex, on turning two Some say the Ring of Brogar is the Circle of the Moon. There is n

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March on Washington An Interview with Cheryl Evans

5 POINTZ: GRAFFITI MECCA  [...]

photo, Graffiti Mecca, Esteban Del Valle, Bull,  IMG_3569In a strange twist of what seemed like reverse vandalism, the Graffiti Mecca was painted over.

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Forest Gander A Translation

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Quassan Castro, poem Grandson to Grandmother

URBAN CANVAS: Wynwood Wal [...]

photo, Graffitti, Wynwood walls, Miami 17Wynwood Walls, of Miami has been called "a Museum of the Streets."

Pulaski Skyway

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photography-pulaski-skyway-bridge-new-jersey-image27938772Low like the mean dream of Newark the sky must have seemed to its builders. Rickety now, unhinging, I

THE SPAN & OTHER POE [...]

art, klein, IMG_2746At last, the extremes of his present methods seemed to offer the happiest avenues. The strengthening

Paul Latorre

5th Limb Poems

Joan Larkin

Poem, Knot

Gina Loring, Def Poetry [...]

Poem, Look This Way

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Xue Du, Poem

AT THE END OF THE DREAM I [...]

The KissA woman      in a black kimono      dyed black hair disappeared      behind a black curtain I

Marge Piercy

Poem: Behind the War On Women

Naive Paintings

Raphael Perez

Marie Miazziotti -Gillam [...]

Maria Mizzotti-Gillan

Vicky Dantel

Short Story

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Pilar Fraile Amador poem

Quassan Castro

Poem

Lugensky Durosier [...]

Lady Haiti

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David Trinidad

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Landzy Theodore

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Angelo Nikolopoulos

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