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On Exiting: Fences & Wires

On Exiting: Fences & Wires

Simten Coşar
November 17, 2022
When we acknowledge the enclosures around our social and emotional lives, we get to reimagine a world without limits. When I lived abroad, finding asylum in places like Pittsburgh and Ithaca and in Ottawa, I was repeatedly asked how I felt about exiting my country. And I had to get ...
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The Last Mission

The Last Mission

Moniro Ravanipour
November 15, 2022
Illustration by Izumi Miyazaki The eighty-year-old priest Mario waited alone for Marcus in the Windmill Church. It was the second month that the city had been shut down because of COVID, and all the churches were closed. Mario sighed loudly and looked out the window at Wigwam Street. Neither this ...
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Poetry by Edward Salem

Poetry by Edward Salem

October 27, 2022
Living in the Promise of the Future I was a futurist, imagining utopian life ahead. Now here I am, I’m halfway dead. I thought scientists would defeat death. Yet here I am, ripping bread with my teeth. In forty years, we won’t need teeth. I’ll be eighty then, close to ...
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Two Poems by Vyarka Kozareva

Two Poems by Vyarka Kozareva

October 26, 2022
DIMENSIONS You can’t know for sure When hope really dies Or if it dies last But only feel That it defers its big plans For an undefined future. And because This future itself Is also in the future Your fingers have learned How to sift every scrap of coincidence Then ...
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Symphony in Wellness: Q&A with Raychelle Heath

Symphony in Wellness: Q&A with Raychelle Heath

Daishon Spann
October 13, 2022
The multidimensional writer shares her journey of self-discovery and holistic health. Photo by Venice Williams. Raychelle Heath is a true polymath: she's a writer and a poet; a podcaster and visual artist; a translator and a teacher; and a yogi and meditation instructor. When she is not writing, you can ...
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