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    Short story by Lisa Ko

    "We’re not even close to Yeh Yeh.”
    “Correction. You’re not close to him. It’s only dinner with him once a week. Mom said it’ll make him feel better now that Po Po’s gone."

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    Poem by Brian Babu

    I wanted to be peaceful
    I played cool you insulted me
    I kept still you stabbed me

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    Short story by Ozimede Sunny Ekhalume

    Sex in the early days of your marriage was amazing. Later, it became prescriptive. To be taken like medication.

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    Poem by

    Sure life’s good
    here in America.
    More grandkids than

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  • Editorial: Love and Loss

    The themes of love and loss burn like wildfire in this collection.  Our intercultural authors bring you stories and poems rife with powerful imagery.  These are not romantic notions of love or loss, but the gut-wrenching stuff of everyday life that we are all too familiar with. Perhaps the most heartbreaking of these is ‘To [&hellip... Read on...

  • Editorial: Escapism and Realism

    There are moments when news—really bad news—inspires writers and poets, and in that inspiration we read works that are indubitably relevant to our present condition.  Rhimi’s To Motherless Aleppo and Mallik’s Veil of Warfare are poems that contribute to the ever-growing literature on Aleppo, instigating a consciousness of responsibility on us to raise our voices [&hellip... Read on...