Drought by Rashae Reeves

Drought I wish I knew how to make the porridge Mum used to make
so I could remember the taste of saltine crackers and brown sugar 
kisses coated in cinnamon then shared in secret.
 Childhood memories— My feet hanging from the wooden stool as I peered into the bowl, haunted by the smell, jealous of how…

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the night i got drunk and nazis ran through the streets by s.g. maldonado-vélez

the night i got drunk and nazis ran through the streets  -for Charlottesville, Virginia  i carry lullabies in my ears tonight bucketfuls to drench the fire of tiki torches bought at walmart  for fifteen bucks by the same white faces caught and sought to  represent the future suburban dads association ready to light up cities…

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Pride and Shame: A Harikatha From Becoming My Identity (Part 2) by Hari Venkatachalam

“Hari Like Hardee’s” School Days “It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly  than to live an imitation of somebody else’s life with perfection.”  – Bhagavad Gita ​Reading my writings from my younger school days, it is quickly apparent what my interests were. My love for mystery, ancient cultures, and science fiction filled the…

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Making & Releasing Movies in the Dystopian Present by Miguel Silveria

April 2015.  Heroes are confusing.  As a child in Brazil, I grew accustomed to seeing films from the U.S.A depicting racial injustices being fought by heroic light-skinned fellas who used their rationality and generosity to help liberate the downtrodden from their burdens. It is now clear that if what these films portrayed then is still…

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