“Outside everything burst into intensity: loud voices, chants, stomping feet.” Story of the Week (September 22), by Ania Mroczek.Read More
“Docile hamlets grow lazy in the heat like cows;
and thin naked children learn to grow
with the taste of dust in their mouth…”
Poem of the Week (24 August), by Nabanita Kanungo.
“On the evening news, we see cars floating.” Story of the Week (August 25), by Urvashi Bahuguna.Read More
“As far as she was concerned, “The Visitor” was an old, irrelevant, and uninteresting story with nothing to say about her own time or her own needs.” Story of the Week (August 18), by Alzo David-West.Read More
“She just wanted to change the world, and she truly believed that good always prevails.” Story of the Week (August 11), by Natali Spasova. Translated from Macedonian by Will Firth.Read More
“On the bottom shelves of closets,/ the paper-dolls lay in cots,/ penciled-in eyes trained on doors/ that let in rabid dogs…”
Poem of the Week (31 July), by Saba Husain.
“The coal in his eyes, in his ears, on his lips, in tears/ that cleansed his corneas, in fingernails. The coal…”
Poem of the Week (9 July), by Somendra Singh Kharola.
“I admit I felt nothing when the news broke,/ it was only the stained glass bellies of the purple martins/ flaring, that made my skin bristle into the laketop stillness…”
Poem of the Week (1 July), by M.J. Arlett.
“My beloved brought me a basket of Hachiya persimmons, orange-red and glowing…”
Poem of the Week (24 May), by Susan Nguyen.
“It was a needless rinse, this bowl/ half wood, half smelling from wood/ that’s been taken away, trembling”
Poem of the Week (17 May), by Simon Perchik