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by MAY ZHENG (United States)

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December 2019

Air sticks to my skin, 

like honey. mosquitos circle my ankles and wrists

by LULU KIMMEL-MINER (United States)

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December 2019

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

by SOPHIE ZHU (United States)

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December 2019

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

by MERIT ONYEKWERE (United States)

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December 2019

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

by ROSALEEN SWEITI (United States)

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September 2019

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

by BAYA LAIMECHE (United States)

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September 2019

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

by MELISSA XU (United States)

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September 2019

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

by ENOK CHOE (United States)

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September 2019

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

by ANAIRA NOCAED (United States)

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September 2019

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

by AKILAH NORTHERN (United States)

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September 2019

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

by WILLIAM DASHE (United States)

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September 2019

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

by SAMANTHA WAGNER (United States)

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April 2019

I believe in

People Places,

A Place for every Person to

by ELIZABETH BUNTIN (United States)

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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 . . .

by MAI MCGAW (United States)

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April 2019

On a frosty October morning, I walk to a field

And lie flat on my back in the dewy grass.

by ANNIE CHENG (United States)

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April 2019

You always liked to watch the trains as they passed by, one after another, right on schedule. You liked the whooshing sound of the breaks as the train slowed into the station, and the whirring of the engine as it started up again.