Beautiful – Lennix

My body is speaking to me The tongues of my skin Speak languages that do not reach my mouth. Whisper sweet nothings, to which I can not reply, the words caught in Linguistic purgatory Trying to translate beautiful a noun, a possessive word beautiful, The word is stuck in the spit of man as he…

Poem: “Insomnia” by Briana Joseph|Submission Saturday

Recently, I have been suffering from a severe case of insomnia. I lie in bed wondering how many voices I have escaped in the daytime. People tell me to count sheep but at night the only sheep I can count are the black children sewn up Lying in boxes colder and larger than the ones…

Submission Saturday | Photograph by Andrew Stephen

About the artist:  Andrew Stephen is a Tanzanian born photographer, graphic designer, and street artist. His work is inspired by everyday moments in contemporary urban African life. Stephen’s work has been featured at various exhibitions, such as, the University of Dar-es-Salaam Talent Fever Exhibition, and Bookstop Sanaa East Africa. In collaboration with the Dar es…