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How Briefly the Body by Chelsea Dingman

May 10th, 2016

Sun dapples deep-green leaves, ripe
with spring rain. But in the body, I am

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Letters to the Editor Regarding the Death of Public Discourse by Sara Biggs Chaney

May 5th, 2016

I don’t know how a rocket‐clam penetrated our borders
and made it that far out of its natural habitat.

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A Normal Interview with Daniel Chacón

May 5th, 2016

I had grandparents that were from Mexico and didn’t embrace the narrative traditions of the mainstream.

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White Birds by Jennifer Zeynab Maccani

May 3rd, 2016

The boy held his hands to the sky, cupping the clouds and the circling pigeons in his palms.

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Tunnels by Marytza Rubio

May 2nd, 2016

I needed distance from the States.

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The Coltrane Substitution (Naima) by Michelle R. Smith

April 26th, 2016

I am the then-wife.
A tune built on suspended chords.

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After Sandra Bland

April 25th, 2016

Sandra Bland is so heavy in my throat it feels like the depths of me are gushing through my lymph nodes.

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