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it’s going to be beautiful

issue 31 – december 2021

Read it Now

it’s going to be beautiful

issue 31 – december 2021

Read It Now

Issue 31: it’s going to be beautiful

For our last issue of the year, we offer mushrooms, caption writers, and bygones. Next month we:      forget Submission guidelines can be found here. love,  amanda lezra  Editor-in-Chief An Ode to Mushrooms Spore, grow you must. Feast until the day of your devouring. Trickle under,

Issue 30: ode

This month we offer changed names, the flame of fierce determination, and a body resistant to loving. Next month we continue to:      ode Submission guidelines can be found here. love,  amanda lezra  Editor-in-Chief FITTING IN We kissed cats, Cuddled dogs, Reared rats, Fed frogs, Smoked

Issue 29: linger

layers -  cory fisher  This month we offer fruit we never eat, transparent gummy worms, and dream after dream. Next month we:      ode Submission guidelines can be found here. love,  amanda lezra  Editor-in-Chief still life with neighbors Cezanne’s tables, broken and discontinuous, are

Issue 28: possess

This month the theme is possess: to have, or, to take, or, to be taken. Today we offer cookies garnished with poems, a sprig of lilac, a new love, and another love.

  • brightly-colored orange, yellow, and blue fish swimming in an aquarium

Issue 27: why is love

Today we offer a light that isn't really light, flat sweet bleach, and the one who will protect you.

Issue 24: release

This month, we offer detoxification, the subtle art of forgetting, mood swings, darkness, and how love becomes a part of it.

Issue 23: grief sells best where I’m from

This month, we offer nuance: rubies, beets, the book of the sun, no missed calls, a stain-less steel tree. “Nuance I'd say means redefining the smallest of details, parts that elude our daily scrutiny of this world. It means spotting a gash from the seemingly obscure, making out a white stain from the blinding dark. Nuance tilts towards shapeshift. The slight difference between our lifestyles & all other entities.”

Issue 31: it’s going to be beautiful

For our last issue of the year, we offer mushrooms, caption writers, and bygones. Next month we:      forget Submission guidelines can be found here. love,  amanda lezra  Editor-in-Chief An Ode to Mushrooms Spore, grow you must. Feast until the day of your devouring. Trickle under,

Issue 30: ode

This month we offer changed names, the flame of fierce determination, and a body resistant to loving. Next month we continue to:      ode Submission guidelines can be found here. love,  amanda lezra  Editor-in-Chief FITTING IN We kissed cats, Cuddled dogs, Reared rats, Fed frogs, Smoked

Issue 29: linger

layers -  cory fisher  This month we offer fruit we never eat, transparent gummy worms, and dream after dream. Next month we:      ode Submission guidelines can be found here. love,  amanda lezra  Editor-in-Chief still life with neighbors Cezanne’s tables, broken and discontinuous, are

Issue 28: possess

This month the theme is possess: to have, or, to take, or, to be taken. Today we offer cookies garnished with poems, a sprig of lilac, a new love, and another love.

  • brightly-colored orange, yellow, and blue fish swimming in an aquarium

Issue 27: why is love

Today we offer a light that isn't really light, flat sweet bleach, and the one who will protect you.

Issue 24: release

This month, we offer detoxification, the subtle art of forgetting, mood swings, darkness, and how love becomes a part of it.

Issue 23: grief sells best where I’m from

This month, we offer nuance: rubies, beets, the book of the sun, no missed calls, a stain-less steel tree. “Nuance I'd say means redefining the smallest of details, parts that elude our daily scrutiny of this world. It means spotting a gash from the seemingly obscure, making out a white stain from the blinding dark. Nuance tilts towards shapeshift. The slight difference between our lifestyles & all other entities.”

Issue 22: if I could stop time

Late last winter the world as we knew it shut down. I kept a list of words that echoed across early pandemic conversations: grief, dead, sick, wait, prognosis, we’ll see, stay safe, be well. I unearthed this list this winter. I noticed how each word revolved around time: its ebbing, passing, ending; how much we have, how much we want.

Issue 20: the past is as fluid as the future

This month we are honored to be in conversation with Professor Susan Stryker. She says that the past is as fluid as the future; that history is proof of how radical change transpires even if to us it feels incremental. On the first day of the new year we offer you new clothes, new names, a long night, and new hands.

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