Apocalypse

the world burns wild chaotic flames licking at my heels melts amber encasing me drop by precious drop preferred armor for fragile sanity beginning to blur bubble fail primal scream growing deep in my gut barely suppressed I teeter one presidential tweet one revisionist headline one bigoted Facebook post away from bursting supernova simultaneously struck … Continue reading Apocalypse

Featured Post: The Bluest Eye – Christine E. Ray

ivory hued dolls with wavy golden locks lovingly combed and styled sat carefully along the bedroom shelf their piercing blue eyes painted open in horror their mouths forming silent ‘O’s of unheard screams no protection no comfort can they offer these porcelain witnesses of the injustices inflicted upon her young brown body by a racist … Continue reading Featured Post: The Bluest Eye – Christine E. Ray

Featured Post: This Bridge Called My Back – Tamara Fricke

Mahogany skin lends itself, naturally, to scaffolding and furniture alike, crafting exquisite sculptures pale hands envy and caress, asking cinnamon’s warm russets to wipe snotty noses and dust behind the golden fabric-ed recliner, left fetishized and unused in the corner. Scabbards, every colored womb, that bridge yesterday’s hatred with tomorrow’s subjugation, deny a solitary fact— … Continue reading Featured Post: This Bridge Called My Back – Tamara Fricke