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‘Passport as freedom papers’ I

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February 2022

Sumia Juxun

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February 2022

(Title after a line from Momtaza Mehri’s poem ‘Mouthwash’).   ‘A home is only as safe as flesh’ – Dionne Brand   You share...

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February 2022

POPE JOAN AT FIFTEEN, DREAMING ON THE BOG, ASCENDS TO ANGELHOOD

Annie Hayter

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February 2022

Joan salted their stone kneecaps bathed a secret in the simmer of a reckless young head & brocaded shoulders...

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February 2022

Where My Body is Cactus

Prerana Kumar

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February 2022

for my sister   At least the supple mirage of sisterhood; a fleshy lap, a string of pulp-flowers in...

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February 2022

stuck

Sanah Ahsan

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February 2022

i made a mosque in the mouth of a white girl when i was seventeen deserted myself to worship...

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February 2022

Six Poems

Natalie Perman

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February 2022

in a sheltered garden    in the business lounge the new state scientists invented for very hard things, men...

Poetry

January 2022

Dust Sucker

Jen Calleja

Poetry

January 2022

 Dustsceawung (Old English): contemplation of the fact that dust used to be other things – the walls of...

Archaeology: Twelve Miniatures

Poetry

November 2021

Abdelfattah Kilito

TR. Clare Finburgh Delijani

TR. Marina Warner

Poetry

November 2021

Picture    Adam has just tasted the forbidden fruit; he’s bitten into the apple and he’s condemned to roll it in his mouth for...

Poetry

October 2021

In the Chinese Ceramics Gallery

Sarah Howe

Poetry

October 2021

  Earthenware model of a horse, unglazed   I, too, am a survivor. My eroded coat dappled with lichen...

poetry

September 2021

Two Poems

Amy Acre

poetry

September 2021

   AZRAEL   at the age you are now your father’s body had built a nest for an...

Four Poems

Poetry

Issue No. 31

Shripad Sinnakaar

Poetry

Issue No. 31

GADAPA (THRESHOLD)   Pedavva cried her last words, ‘Gadapa duram, khaadee deggera’   Gadapa is the site of our experience – always nearing almost...

 

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