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Strange Fruit, 2020

content warning: lynching, police brutality A man was lynched today And like Strange Fruit He swung in the breeze But in the distance A low

Fast

Maple, skin, girl I hope your insides Tastes as sweet as the syrup I imagine. You were a symbol of lust, not love, Since the

galaxy, red

From the Archives: “Endlessly”

“Endlessly” originally appeared in the 2019 contest issue of So to Speak. Content warning: mentions of abuse. Endlessly   He isn’t going to answer, but

Cracked ice

Leaving My Abuser: My Adoptive Father

The police are not coming. My birth mother severely punished, Holt Korea protects my birth father still and shames me, “Your birth mother never called

Litany for the Displaced

“What does it mean to be like a rhizome? It means to be without roots, a deserted plant drifting in the desert. In Arabic, to

Dreamers I

The streets of Oklahoma were pitch-dark, I thought the power was gone. How come these gringos don’t use light poles? I asked. Saturday at noon.

This is what war does—

This is what war does— to women— makes them warriors— cuts their breasts stops the gushing of their wombs— changes their nails to bayonets— Their

Which Love? Which Body?

Which Love?   I knew the tongue but not the weight of the words.   I learned that love—so heavy where I come from it

Necessary Ingredients 1-2-3

Artist Statement: Sinejan Kılıç Buchina has for the last several years been exhaustively working on a series focused on time, material growth and social diaspora.

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