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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.
BLACK PEOPLE DON'T EAT SUSHI
by AKILAH NORTHERN (United States)
“Black people don’t eat sushi.” He said it while I was in the middle of filling a bowl with grits . .
A BRIEF HISTORY VIA EGG
by MELISSA XU (United States)
I grew up eating an excessive amount of eggs. Actually, that’s a little misleading.
OP-ED: THE DANGER OF ETHNIC CATEGORIZATION AT THE U.S.-MEXICO BORDER
by ENOK CHOE (United States)
In November 2018, the horrific picture of a migrant mother and her daughters fleeing . . .
CLOTHES DONATION? SORRY, BUT IT'S NOT GOING TO WORK ANYMORE
by JUNFANG ZHANG (Singapore)
Perpetually sitting in a corner of my room is a large carrier bag filled with cast-off clothes.
THE FISHER QUEEN
by DANIEL SHARPE (Northern Ireland)
Sweet Erin you lay far from me,
In soils toiled by blight and blood.
by SAMANTHA WAGNER (United States)
I believe in
A Place for every Person to
YOU HAVE FOUND LOVE
by MAYA LINSLEY (Canada)
I found love in the plastic heart of a run-down souvenir shop. Sweat had dried in a sticky landscape across my back, and I was out of breath from the sheer force of the midday sun, and I was standing in between . . .