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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Hybrid & Writing 2023

Two roads: two poems by ire’ne lara silva

Two poems by ire'ne lara silva poem for my kidneyswhat the curandera saidire’ne lara silva is the author of four...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

The Re/Sum of All Logos Under the I?’s Skin by Sherese Francis

The Re/Sum of All Logos Under the I?’s Skin By Sherese Francis Plese click here.Sherese Francis (she/they) describes themselves as...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

from Ophelia by V.C. McCabe

from Ophelia By V.C. McCabeV.C. McCabe is the author of Ophelia (Femme Salvé Books, 2023) and Give the Bard a...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Hunting for More by Anyély Goméz-Dickerson

Hunting for More By Anyély Goméz-Dickerson Señorita Suspiro set out on her customary morning ride after a cup of café...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Las Cucarachas by Florinda Flores-Brown

Las Cucarachas: A Story for Performance by Florinda Flores-Brown Denise was 7 and I was 8 when we met in...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Breathe: two poems by Amanda Ireta

"Spell for a Full Moon in Mercury Retrograde, or: Prayer for La Llorona Who is Me" and "Dictionary (Revised)" by...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Lazarus Women by Trish Hopkinson

Lazarus Women By Trish Hopkinson Lazarus Women--found remix from Margaret Fuller Ossoli’s “Appeal for an Asylum for Discharged Female Convicts”...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

If Sarah Franklin Lost Five Pounds by Abby Koenig

If Sarah Franklin Lost Five Pounds by Abby KoenigIf Sarah Franklin lost five pounds, her life would be so much...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Creature by Shannon Hardwick

Creature by Shannon HardwickShannon Elizabeth Hardwick's (she/her) work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Missouri Review, Gulf Coast, Salt Hill,...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Playing Dead by Noreen Graf

Playing Dead By Noreen Graf The putrid odor meant something had died. Elle figured it was one of the opossums...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Between Rocks and Hard Places by Maribel Sanchez

Between Rocks and Hard Places By Maribel Sanchez Even as I raced down the shoulder of the expressway at 120...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Fingerprints on the Ultrasound Pics by Monique Quintana

Fingerprints on the Ultrasound Pics By Monique QuintanaSeptember 16 My son was born on Mexican Independence Day when I was...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Sparrow by Gerry Rodriguez

Sparrow By Gerry RodriguezGerry Rodriguez is a poet and playwright from Mission, TX. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

WATERHEATDREAMPLACE by Amber Ortega

WATERHEATDREAMPLACE By Amber OrtegaMy body can't hold anymore the life that it keepsMy ribs keep loosening and the vertebrae lets...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Verde / Azul by Violeta Garza

Verde / Azul by Violeta GarzaVioleta Garza (she/they/ella) is a non-binary Latinx poet, weaver, and artist from the Historic West...
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Hybrid & Writing 2023

Saturn sparkles: two poems by Amy Hoskins

Two poems by Amy HoskinsThe ConstantThe madness for tulips in the 1700s. Now in 2022. Nesting ten bulbs in three...
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Poetry 2022/2023

Poetry 2022/2023

Natural Alchemy by Cindy Rinnes

Natural Alchemy by Cindy RinneAriGift GiverNature's AlchemyCindy Rinne creates fiber art and poetry in San Bernardino, CA. Her artworks have...
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Poetry Poetry 2022/2023

Dawn/Dusk by Elizabeth Kirkpatrick-Vrenios

Dawn/Dusk by Elizabeth Kirkpatrick-VreniosDawn/Dusk om tiny blaze in squash blossom sea fire in Ferrari- red maples flutter scarlet cardinal wing...
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Poetry Poetry 2022/2023

Mouth like Manna: Two poems by Jen Yáñez-Alaniz

Poems "Run" and "Chaos in the mouth," by Jen Yáñez-Alaniz
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Poetry Poetry 2022/2023

#1, #63: Last Request to Alpha and Omega by Karla Linn Merrifield

Poem "#1, #63: Last Request to Alpha and Omega" by Karla Linn Merrifield
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Poetry Poetry 2022/2023

Sea and Wind: Two poems by Monica Raymond

Poems “When We Were Islands” and “Learn.” By Monica Raymond.
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Poetry Poetry 2022/2023

A Peppered Sky: two poems by Laurie Kuntz

Poems “Balance” and “A Memory Disguised as a Poem,” by Laurie Kuntz
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Poetry Poetry 2022/2023

Swollen Heart: Two poems by Carmen Calatayud

Poems “Swollen Heart” and “For the Woman Who Knows Death and Loves Hard” by Carmen Calatayud
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Poetry Poetry 2022/2023

Just before winter: Two poems by Marianne Hales

Poems “gods and goddesses” and “Stillness, before” by Marianne Hales
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Poetry Poetry 2022/2023

CesarChavezCesarChavez by Valeka Cruz

Poem "CesarChavezCesarChavez" by Valeka Cruz
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Poetry Poetry 2022/2023

Galaxies Sparked: Two poems by Rikki Santer

Poems “Husk” and “Zemirot,” by Rikki Santer
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Poetry Poetry 2022/2023

night By Sally Quon

night by Sally Quon bits of darkness cling to walls heavy with hunger reluctant egress easy enough to be swallowed...
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Poetry Poetry 2022/2023

Fish Poem by Liz DeGregorio

Poem "Fish Poem" by Liz DeGregorio
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2021

2021 Poetry

Curled in the Grass: two poems by Carolyn Adams

Poems "Fruit Fly" and "Nestling" by Carolyn Adams.
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2021 Poetry

everyone’s afraid to touch themselves by samantha rose johnson – poetry

"everyone's afraid to touch themselves" poem by samantha rose johnson.
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2021 Art / Media

Concrete Jungle by Cecilia Martinez – art

Mixed media art series by Cecilia Martinez "The series deals with the secrets and lies the government tells us, from...
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2021 Poetry

This Thing, Woman by Rebecca Zimmerman – poem

"This Thing, Woman" poem by Rebecca Zimmerman.
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2021 Art / Media

collage ditty 2 by Mia Martelli – art/media

collage ditty 2 by Mia MartelliThis collage references how 1950s science fiction imagery made a resurgence in the 1990s. I...
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2021 Poetry

Flesh World by Juliet Cook – poetry

Poem "Flesh World" by Juliet Cook 1. They shoot multiple times without asking. Arms tied and bent backwards.
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2021 Poetry

Muñeca de Agujero by IAM – poetry

Muñeca de Agujero is an autobiographical piece about the trauma of childhood sexual abuse and the healing found through art.
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2021 Poetry

Don’t Tell by Julene Tripp Weaver – poetry

Don't Tell by Julene Tripp WeaverThe attempted kiss by my best friend’s father on a clear summer day on her...
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2021 Writing

Vera by Lydia Host – fiction

Take a walk through Lydia Host’s Vera- a dreamy speculative fiction filled with magic and mystery. Host’s beautiful prose gives...
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2021 Writing

Dirrty Gurl(z) by Nina Fosati – fiction

Nina Fosati's fiction piece "Dirrty Gurl(z)" is a coming of age college tale about burgeoning sexuality, hypocrisy, and losing yourself...
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2020

2020 Poetry

To Be Connected With You – poem by Ashley Pearson

To Be Connected With You by Ashley PearsonTo be connected by sticking your finger into my outlet Cold, cream, plastic...
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2020 Writing

Stork by Ashley Pearson – fiction

Ashley Pearson's fiction piece "Stork" glides between humor and despair in a striking narrative migration. A tongue-in-cheek look at the...
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2020 Poetry

Our Story by Marci Schur – poetry

Our Story by Marci SchurThe bottle of wine between us like the semicolon and we are two independent clauses that...
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2020 Art / Media

The Diary of Lea Knight by Maxima Strange- hybrid/poetry/art

A mixed-media scrapbook detailing the experience of pregnancy and the loss of a child through poetry and artwork. Maxima's hybrid...
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2020 Poetry

Stairwells by Lina Chang – poetry

Stairwells by Lina ChangShe is the guardian of the Cliffside: a mass of colors, surrounded by elaborate systems of roots...
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2020 Poetry

Oxytocin by Carla Sameth – poetry

Read about past lovers, destructive passion cast shadows, churn up memory and desire in Carla Sameth’s poem Oxytocin, a stormy,...
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2020 Writing

Later-in-Life Romance by Edith Cook – creative nonfiction

A look into how complicated relationships can be as we grow older, little deaths, wisdom, and personal evolution. Cook covers...
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2020 Poetry

Unruly Combinations: Two Poems by Isibeal Owens

Unruly Combinations: Two Poems by Isibeal OwensHeat ExchangeThe man I met at the party does not bother to place a...
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2020 Poetry

SCROTUM by Katharyn Machan- poetry

SCROTUM by Katharyn Machanpink as coral pink as uncensored lips meeting curve of skin and tissue to give deep pleasure...
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2020 Poetry

False Narrative: Hymen by Chelsea Fanning – poetry

False Narrative: Hymen by Chelsea FanningContrary to popular belief, the hymen does not break during vaginal intercourse.   It stretches   ...
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2020 Writing

A Warrior Obliges, 1996 by Lourdes Dolores Follins – creative nonfiction

Lourdes Dolores Follins writes of love and strength in “A Warrior Obliges”, a personal look into the relationship between a...
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2020 Art / Media

One Woman’s Milk by Amy Meng – art/photography

The series explores Melanie Klein’s Object Relations Theory, which regards the breast, the first object on which the infant is...
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2020 Art / Media

Y&I Changing All The Time by Yolande Brener and Danielle Imara

To break the monotony of working from home, Brener and Imara seek the perfect time to party online. They debate...
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2020 Writing

Jesus with Seasonal Depression – flash fiction

A satirical flash fiction that explores the struggles and humanity in all of us.
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2020 Poetry

My Lover’s Chest by Stacey Cameron – poetry

My Lover's Chest by Stacey CameronI lay my head upon my lover’s chest, Musing he exists wild-eyed; He’s nothing more...
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2020 Art / Media

Tell Me That You Love Me by Cierra Rowe – art

Cierra G. Rowe is a self-taught artist based in rural Kentucky. This painting series presents women in relation to race,...
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2020 Poetry

Look Up by Hilary Davies – experimental poetry

Look Up by Hilary Davies
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2020 Poetry

Sprawling in Spring’s Trilogy – poetry

Sprawling in Spring’s Trilogyby Amy TrussellArt by Arizona Smith Stratified IslandThe blown up ship in the chest  was what I...
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2020 Poetry

For My Sister: Two Poems by Jessica Covil – poetry

Two Poems by Jessica Covil: Testimoney & For My Sister, After Her Transition
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2020 Art / Media

Microcosm Compositions by Jenn Fletcher – art photography

A photo series that gives a nod to breaking down archetypal gender roles, and pairs items like skulls and bones...
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