CURRENT ISSUE - 2.3
WRITE THE WORLD WEBSITE
RED AND GOLD
by VIVIAN ZHI (Canada)
My words can be a sense of comfort, a feeling of being understood, a thought, an awakening.
DOOF IN NIATIRB
by ELOISE DAVIS (United Kingdom)
Throughout my many travels, to all sorts of exotic lands, never before have I seen a diet so extraordinary as that of the snamuh.
7 BILLION PEOPLE
by LIORA SCOP (South Africa)
They say 7 billion people stayed home today
2.2 billion children stayed out of school
by LYAT MELESE (United States)
Change is unexpected.
Like the day I was told we were moving to America.
THE RAIN AND THE REVERIE
by TULA SINGER (Cuba)
My mother came into the kitchen with a blank face. "We're leaving," she said. "We're going to move in with Ahmad in New York."
by ENLING LIAO (Australia)
Thirty-two nights without seeing a start
Bright, shining, good luck, good luck for me.
A MEXICAN TWIN / GEMELO MEXICANO
by ASHTON PERFECTO (United States)
I am an American boy
with a Mexican twin.
WHEN I LEAVE
by SIRIN JITKLONGSUB (Thailand)
These are the scents I will take with me when I leave this house.
A CONNECTION THAT SPANS SPACE AND TIME
by JONATHAN HUANG (Taiwan)
My teacher, Ms. Waterson, wore glasses, and I kept an earnest gaze on them as I spoke . . .
by AFRAH SHEKH (India)
the first missile tears through the skin;
skinning the embers of a quenched country
FIVE TIMES WHEN I CATCH MYSELF ALIVE
by MERIT ONYEKWERE (United States)
When Uchechi’s voice crackles with laughter and her almond brown eyes crease . . .
THE FOOD THAT BINDS US
by ROSALEEN SWEITI (United States)
There's a sort of spell that falls over the dinner table as we wait for the athan to sound.