CURRENT ISSUE - 2.3
WRITE THE WORLD WEBSITE
by ADDISON RAHMLOW (United States)
I wasn't alive in '93, when cryptosporidium poured
through the water like liquid lava
DON'T TRY TO BE BLACK ATLAS
by CARISSA CEASOR (United States)
Shirk your sense of responsibility.
Leave your guilt at the door of progress.
LEMONS AND JUSTICE
by TAZ HANCOCK (Hong Kong)
I believe in justice,
in our voices, in theirs
by YASMINE BOLDEN (United States)
You have never known those shores or those
people or those words that sound like a memory
by AMALIA COSTA (United Kingdom)
We come in droves, frothing at the mouth and baying for blood.
Our enemy invisible, stretched across the world like the taut skin of a drum.
by HANNAH LING (Malaysia)
I believe in the power of words to come flying:
swans whooping as they pass
DON'T YOU SWAT AT A FLY
by ARIA MALLARE (United States)
Don't you swat at a fly.
Don't you mindlessly shoot that harmless creature to the ground.
YOU WILL ALWAYS BE FROM ALABAMA
by LEE GAINES (United States)
you have learned there is both good and bad about where you live.
you have learned the stubbornest people on the planet are Southern.
NEGRO SWAN: THE ALBUM THAT DARED TO EXPORE EVERYTHING HUMAN
by AURELLI LAZUARDI (Singapore)
Negro Swan allows Devonte Hynes to address his struggles as a young black man in the UK.
by AFRAH SHEKH (India)
the first missile tears through the skin;
skinning the embers of a quenched country
BECAUSE YOU'RE WORTH IT
by KIANA JACKSON (Australia)
You're deplorable, horrible, despicable, ignorable. You reiterate, evaluate, desiccate . . .
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 . . .