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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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