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Video: Rotkop (Skunk)

In this evocative short film from Flanders, Olli is a lonely teenage boy who makes trouble whenever he can. He spends his days riding his motorcycle and hanging around the … Continue reading

August 19, 2018 · 1 Comment

Video: Dominique Christina reads “Mothers of Murdered Sons”

. Dominique Christina¬†performs her poem “Mothers of Murdered Sons” at the 2016 Split this Rock festival. Dominique Christina is a poet and teacher who lives in Colorado. She is mother … Continue reading

June 18, 2017 · 2 Comments

Vanessa German: My People Know about the Tears

sometimes i hate you. sometimes i hate you and i feel it rising up in my throat spine lips acid a neon shaft of rage through a red needle an … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Vanessa German: I believe in healing

black madonna on a paper towel from the public restroom at the shadyside hospital emergency room. where i have been too many so many times. up in there. knowing my … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

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