Submission Sunday | Poem, “Fearless Future,” by Walter Herres

Heaven or hell, being a gentleman or a deviant destined for a cell. Many past authors, scholars and sages have transcribed through the ages the secrets of passing cyclic degrees, to in turn stand stable upon  feet rather than knees. The wise show reverence to noble truths; as fools make shackles for themselves by conduct. More so his ancestral roots…

Written Wednesday | Interview With Justice Hehir

  Justice Hehir is a second-year MFA Playwriting student at Hunter College under the direction of Annie Baker, Brighde Mullins, and Branden Jacobs Jenkins. She graduated from Rutgers in 2016 with a BA in English and Women’s and Gender Studies and a lot of debt. She’s from New Jersey and her plays tend to focus…

“Trump Nation” by Victoria Buffalino

betrayal: sneaky snake slippery, slow you feel comfort as he wraps his arms around your throat “Let me save you,” he coos as he strangles you you’ll never see it coming (at least, it’ll feel sudden when you’ve spend the whole relationship with your eyes squeezed shut) one day he just strikes (about:) This is…

Victoria Buffalino “magazine model material?”

just particles of skin just articles of clothing hanging from my frame eyes without any glint glossy only in print devastated desolated (un)dead yet this is a love letter, i always find myself crawling back down on my hands & knees for you or because of you, you’ve ruined me you feel like home (about:)…

Natachi Mez “Editor”

Editor, What make a poem good Can you touch the goodness It’s 12:44 AM and my tummy growl And I want to be held by that boy who send me heart emojis And I still wonder if I’m too big to be held/touched/loved In fourth grade, Josh called me a Man, perceiving me as bigger…

Micaela Camacho-Tenreiro “downset”

when you pull the trigger, a bullet will cut the world in two – the air on either side of the line of motion curling like the skin of an apple. do not devour it all. peel back the outer layers of the moment and only put your mouth on what matters most: the expanding…