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Chamber Coda | Visual Art

Chamber Coda | Visual Art

Chamber Coda Chamber Coda was created exclusively with the pills found in the artist’s mother’s room after a final (successful) overdose. The nation is in the midst of an opioid epidemic, but marginalized populations are at dramatically higher risks....
River Daughters I | Visual Art

River Daughters I | Visual Art

River Daughters I RIVER-DAUGHTERS, I, II, III, 2020 (Watercolor on canvas, 32.3 W x 46.5 H x 13 in), is a watercolor series that examines the beauty of womanhood and femininity. In the Yorubá tradition of mother Africa, the river goddess Oshun is the incorporation of...
Phantom Bite | Nonfiction

Phantom Bite | Nonfiction

I can’t tell you for sure if the bat bit me; it seems important to establish that up front. What I can tell you is that when I woke it was circling my head, letting out those high-pitched squeaking sounds reminiscent of a loose wheel on a shopping cart. It was dark,...
Martha | Poetry

Martha | Poetry

you unknown root my wild card I had you, old woman with still-dark hair squatting by the wood stove hardly glancing at the tiny girl, the post-war baby. my daddy told me we were Blackfoot from you. so in cowboy games I wore backyard feathers. later in his dream west...