United States

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by CAROLINE DINH (United States)

April 2020

Sometimes I like to collapse infinity

into a single point in time I label "now."

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by KAREN UMEORA (United States)

April 2020

My mom got me a goldfish. I didn't even want it. She told me it'd teach me diligence

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by KATE GARDNER (United States)

April 2020

And the sea has many teeth, far more than I. But if we are one 

then I have all the same teeth as the sea, then it has the same teeth as I. 

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by AIKA ADAMSON (United States)

April 2020

The night comes with a special kind of softness,

where the music swells. 

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by ASHTON PERFECTO (United States)

April 2020

I am an American boy

with a Mexican twin. 

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by HUYENTRAN NGOMAI (United States)

April 2020

There was a girl in class that Rose really wanted to play with, but she didn't know what to say. 

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by MAY ZHENG (United States)

December 2019

Air sticks to my skin, 

like honey. mosquitos circle my ankles and wrists

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by LULU KIMMEL-MINER (United States)

December 2019

The spoon looked down at the washcloth. "If you would be so kind, we are on our honeymoon."

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by SOPHIE ZHU (United States)

December 2019

The Red Dragon Café was the talk of New Orient City.

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by MERIT ONYEKWERE (United States)

December 2019

When Uchechi’s voice crackles with laughter and her almond brown eyes crease . . .

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by ROSALEEN SWEITI (United States)

September 2019

There's a sort of spell that falls over the dinner table as we wait for the athan to sound.

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by BAYA LAIMECHE (United States)

September 2019

She spoke with her hands, weaving stories out of air and breathing life into them . . .

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by MELISSA XU (United States)

September 2019

I grew up eating an excessive amount of eggs. Actually, that’s a little misleading.

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by ENOK CHOE (United States)

September 2019

In November 2018, the horrific picture of a migrant mother and her daughters fleeing . . .

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by ANAIRA NOCAED (United States)

September 2019

Guitar, I'm sorry. You deserve so much more. Your cracked case, covered in a few . . .

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by AKILAH NORTHERN (United States)

September 2019

“Black people don’t eat sushi.” He said it while I was in the middle of filling a bowl with grits . .

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by WILLIAM DASHE (United States)

September 2019

Suburban living is a great, untested experiment. While this style of living . . .

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by SAMANTHA WAGNER (United States)

April 2019

I believe in

People Places,

A Place for every Person to

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by ELIZABETH BUNTIN (United States)

April 2019

There is a certain inscrutability in the mercurial ebb and flow of life in the woods, an unassuming cadence that settles just beyond my naive circumspection. The dry sweep of the wind’s touch is fond and insidious in turns . . .

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by MAI MCGAW (United States)

April 2019

On a frosty October morning, I walk to a field

And lie flat on my back in the dewy grass.

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