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Volume 1 - Love

Love is one of the most important things in the world which is why we begin our magazine with stories of love.

Still Cooking

Tina stood at the kitchen counter, eyes fixed on the half-wilted arrowhead vine that her friend, Ayona, had brought with her when she’d moved...

Names & Labels

Being a girl “You can’t play with us, you’re a girl.” Taher creases his forehead. The way the word leaves his lips makes me take...

The King Would Send His Men

In another time, in another life, they would call those embers, eyes. Eyes that spoke in bold italics, brimming with kohl kohl that wore silence, bore songs like...

Queer Love and Other Dis(ease)s

i. I use to imagine myself a girl kissing boys in games of boyfriend and girlfriend: renaming ourselves away to escape detention, toward the fun of rehearsed adult...

Daisy Chains

I've been thinking back to the days of old When you carried me in palms and never let a harm unfold Is it a blessing or...

Cold Baptism

Steps... I have struggled taking steps One foot in front the other, that’s how you make the steps, but where are they taking me? What was...

Transcribing

I smoke my cigars, in the wind, Hoping to run into her, Her eyes and her breasts; Everything of her. Hoping to blend into her, Survive her, Transcribe her, I move...

The Ghost in Aidan’s Kitchen

I first saw her when I came down for a glass of milk. Mama kept the kitchen counter clean and arranged her kitchen stools...

Confidante

They whisper as I walk in them, few promises in their weaves, pleats sashay along the way as I walk that extra mile to get further...

Semi-Permeability

I was awake while you were drowning me: in bed you: the adjacent  bathroom I wanted to move but didn’t I wanted to yell but couldn’t I listened to...