Holly Mason

Portrait of a Pre-Existing Condition

By Hannah Rose Neuhauser On the surgery table, I dreamt of drowning. Fish opened and closed their mouths in dreamsicle-orange water. Everything bubbled, pulling me under. I lay without sensation. But my body was exposed, plattered. My skin peeled back. My ...

Planting Manuka In The Rain

It’s a wet and windy day as we drive up the long country road. Sheep huddle on flooding paddocks. This place is really rural I think to myself. But most of New Zealand is. When a “journalist” visited the farm ...

National Poetry Month

In honor of National Poetry Month, our staff put together a list of 12 poems, stunning, mighty, & nourishing. ~ Camille Rankine, "Aubade" in The Academy of American Poets Franny Choi, "Introduction to Quantum Theory" in The Adroit Journal  Meg Day, "Hymn to a Landlocked God" ...