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Pride Issue

In this issue you will find works that range across a wide spectrum of themes that cover love, pride and queer lives in all their dimensions written by storytellers and poets from around the world.

Anthem

From the margins we come, dancing. This poem is a dance floor. We fill it: with our bodies; with our love; with...

Jimmy and Me

Young Jimmy has a circle around him at one end of the bar, and I have one around me, where I am...

The Man in Your Mirrors

Words slash your jug’lardraining love from pleading eyes.I see my monster.

The Mall

Crowds of humans sacrifice their humanityWhen they cross the binary checkpoints of the mall entranceNot as humans, but as men and womenAnd...

Pride

i think i always knewwho i was,but i was too afraid to saylest i hurt someonewith my mereexistence;but i am done sitting...

Through

When on days you undress like trees, whenit is autumn, you become one of them; like a stranger, I...

Self Validation

Who are you? a rainbowa coat of seven coloursa...

Our Love

Two desert jewels,radiant pink and violet,emerge from the groundto blossom anew.Stems entwined,hugging close,the leaves of oneshielding the otherfrom the torching sun for...

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