Weeping Teeth by Isabel Marie

Claws weep as they crack the fleshtrembling ivorypalms pushing the dagger deepIt is so      much      harder       to kick a fallen soldier,Your hollow aching carcasspours gangrene through my feetknocked back by iron anklesto waste hopeless at my kneesIt is so      much      harder       to cut an infant leech,Withered, the child stands sobbinggrasping with blackened armsthey … Continue reading Weeping Teeth by Isabel Marie

Moi les hommes, je les déteste: A Confluence of Misogyny-Based Censorship in France

While France prides itself on being a nation of liberté, the unspoken caveat is that one usually needs to be a man to enjoy such liberté. The feelings of “retro-ness” that women in the country have long felt, whether about gender or racial discrimination (see: Virginie Despentes’ recent comment on the discrepancy between those affected by COVID-19), has reached such a fever pitch that they’ve … Continue reading Moi les hommes, je les déteste: A Confluence of Misogyny-Based Censorship in France

What’s Left? by Antonia Alexandra Klimenko

They hand you a handout…a look     a number…a label a social identity that passes for you They call you they and them—   Black people   poor people gay people   other people  They add on ‘’people’’ to distinguish you  from White Western male majority  They can’ t help being like that     They were born that way  Do unto others before they do unto you Go ahead make duplicates  only I’ll keep the original  I anonymously yours am at a loss  Coiled in my shell—a cheap hotel  or is it … Continue reading What’s Left? by Antonia Alexandra Klimenko