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Innocent Eyes!: Ekphrasis and the Defiant Multiplicity of the Female Gaze

Keira Hudson | Angela Serrano Innocent Eyes! 1 | with Judy Hudson & Kyl Jones The male gaze has been discussed at length. The female gaze, not as much. This ekphrastic project is about the latter. It is about the …

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ode; to blue

because the senses crave melody it drips; a whistle caught in cotton vill i sit. nothing— this body is beyond capture. but is a simple sound. whistle; [elelelelelele] ululation. it drips; heat exit graft; each twitch splits— the hairs on …

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Tell Me Like You Mean It: New Poems from Young and Emerging Writers

Bella Li | Excerpt from ‘Pérouse, ou, Une semaine de disparitions’, Argosy | 9″x12″ ‘Emerging’ is a strange word, and ‘strange’ is probably a cop out. It is often arbitrary, sometimes condescending, frequently empowering and often carries with it an …

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I had promised myself that I will never write about shisha, ever again. The topic itself is as disgusting as is                                                                                                            knuckles press down onto counter hips between stovetop & a stack of ceramic my soles lift as his hand …

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