Winter 2022

holding on for dear life

Thomas Quinn Thomas Quinn is a senior studying radio/tv/film from Paris, France. Everyday, he fights his devastating Oreo addiction.

Samsara

Chloe Chow I can’t make plans at this time of mourning, tangled up in now and then and linen. What I plan to do is make excuses, which is to say I’ll paint roofs onto houses and faces onto bones and then one day I’ll die. I’ll clean out my desk. I’ll carve my to-dos… Read More Samsara

there is a hole where the sun should be

Alicia Cai      There is a hole where the sun should be. Not a black hole, a red one. Its flat color is the only trace of the heavens.      Last night I saw the edges of this World. It cut off, cleanly, one deliberate edge where the land ended. Just like that.… Read More there is a hole where the sun should be

(all the) blackness (you can handle) and a metaphor for intersectionality

Sophia Kathryn Jackson My friend told me a man had to be a radical to marry a black woman. Every time I look into the mirror I see someone new. Inside of my body I have got this meager variation of me who wakes up afraid. I spent the first part of my childhood getting… Read More (all the) blackness (you can handle) and a metaphor for intersectionality

landing strip

Thomas Quinn Thomas Quinn is a senior studying radio/tv/film from Paris, France. Everyday, he fights his devastating Oreo addiction.

we were always going to end up alone

Sam Alvarez I’ll turn    the  corner  &   see  you     before     you  see me  &  before   we make  eye  contact  I’ll  fake yawn & squint  at  the  horizon  &  raise  a hand  over  my  eyes   to    stifle  the      light    falling        … Read More we were always going to end up alone

vines; or: on disability

Hannah Travali-Peacock 0. they start at my pen unbidden, unwarranted, covering every scrap of blank space every time my mind goes blank. they begin to appear everywhere, always. a gift, an invader, a guest i didn’t ask for. 1. they flow from my friend’s hands to my knee and take root, something deeper than tattoo… Read More vines; or: on disability

take off ramp

Thomas Quinn Thomas is a senior studying radio/tv/film from Paris, France. Everyday, he fights his devastating Oreo addiction.

Twin

Margot Amouyal I have never met so many twins until I came to college – do more twins go here, or do we just gravitate towards each other, smelling the scent of a packed womb past, and hearing the constant repetition of yes, I am a twin govern our lives. can we see conception in… Read More Twin

September 29th

M      I’m sure the poets would be able to find something beautiful in the way my body still hurts where you touched it, but at the present I must leave poetry behind, for my body still hurts where you touched it.      But that’s not like me, is it?      No,… Read More September 29th

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