Smudges
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Smudges

by Olivia Cippermanart by Belle McDonald My first quest was a barbeque. Smoke and scent anddamp summer greenness, piled high on soggy paperplates.To hold my jeans, Hippolyta’s girdle–a golden beltthat cost four dollarsTo glide across the sprinkler-dewy lawn, Mercury’sshoes–my favorite pair of ratty flowered vans.I’m wearing a warrior’s pigmentDark eyes with the mess all around.I’m … Continue reading

Mmm… Ask about it!
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Mmm… Ask about it!

art and article by Shahad Salman When the pandemic started, isolation and quarantine suggested a state of disconnectedness. But my friends and I grew closer by asking obscure, open-ended questions that allowed us to construct realities of altered dimensions. We realized that your weirdest, most complex ideas could be points of relatability or interconnection. We … Continue reading

Dear Dr. Beaky
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Dear Dr. Beaky

by Megan Rochlinart by Havi Rojer On this day, in the 1348th year of the Lord, the Doctor Beaky of Paris answers all ye questions about the great pestilence that hath descended upon the land. Dearest Dr. Beaky,My wife is recently beset with large boils upon her face, be this the plague or is her … Continue reading