Anne Carly Abad

Anne Carly Abad is the recipient of the Poet of the Year Award in the 2017 Nick Joaquin Literary Awards. She has also received nominations for the Pushcart Prize and the Rhysling Award. Her work has appeared in Apex, Mythic Delirium, and Polu Texni, to name a few. She continues to write in between managing her business and taking care of her mischievous 2 year old son.


They said the shoes don’t fit— my shoes, too small for their feet a size or two too big I should have stretched them out as far as my last pay could go. Held off until they could taste salt …

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A Kingdom of Walls

The walls have ears but it isn’t enough just to hear. They think if one listens, he, too, must take his turn to speak so they decide to grow mouths for celebrating the proliferation of their kind: chain-link fences that …

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