By Moira Roth. It was the first time that anyone on Earth, including herself, had ever heard the sounds of all the comets in the universe, past present and future.
By Abigail Carl-Klassen. Pamela Ramsey Taylor faces no repercussions for her racist comments about Michelle Obama.
By Fred Dodsworth. A meditation on the illegal, sacred spaces of artists, written after Oakland’s Ghost Ship fire.
By Jeffrey Cyphers Wright. A poem about making magic in the dead of winter.
… Shaking our voices to heated sentences that stretch in their continuous testament.
By Prerna Bakshi. In tracing ancestry, the maternal line can feel radical.
Under the law
twelve and thirteen year olds
to do light work
up to forty-two hours
By Jan Steckel. The scene of an Oakland warehouse set for fire, while the musicians play on.
By Prerna Bakshi. We belong to nature and environmental activism.
By Emily Ruth Hazel. Less than half of all the arms raised were for him.