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Digital Table of Contents

General Issue
2019
45.1

Duriel E. Harris, Editor
Sheree Renée Thomas, Associate Editor
Amanda Fain,  Technical Editor
Danielle Sutton,  Senior Editorial Assistant
Andrew LaBombarda,  Sound Consultant
Brigid Ackerman, Jordan Kanellis & Carlos Salazar,  Editorial Interns

Cover Art Front and Back: Andrea Rushing, King Pistol & Piff
Interior Page: Andrea Rushing, Woman in Temple

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DIGITAL

Mirrors
Silka

Indigo, Digital Folio
Woman
Indigo
Blues Woman Aesthetics
Additional Images
Karma Mayet Johnson


POETRY

Bonnaroo, 2012 
Reminisce 
Miscegenation 
Sleepover 
Schyler Butler

Cassini Drowning 
Akhim Yuseff Cabey

Yung Antgnzm 
On Exteriority (Of Full Set: A Litany in 10 Parts) 
A Gray Fitted 
PSA #18 
jayy dodd

Shahada 
The Account 
Janaiza 
Saddiq Dzukogi

Edge 
Contour 
Aurora 
Liberty 
Deluxe 
Betsy Fagin

B.A.G. Lady (Black Ark Goddess) 
Diasporic End/Beginning 
Sherese Francis

What is a ritual with no return? 
the future is unsettled 
six of swords 
Destiny Hemphill

His Lake 
George Klawitter

an autopsy on composition 
The Emblem 
cathleen margaret

Gluckliche Reise 
The Rights of Ruin 
B. B. Martin

Negro Chimney Sweep 
A Six-Sided Cedar Coat 
The Body Is a Metropolis 
David Mills

Rufous 
Until the Street Lights Cut On 
Michael J. Newkirk

River Child 
The Hunter & His Dog. 
Blackwater 
Sufferhead 
Omotunde Oredipe

her husband was not lynched 
Running Lines 
Mother-of-Pearl 
mainstream 
matisse’s femme a l’amphore: a libation for mary turner 
Angela Redmond-Theodore

earth to earth 
Louella Sullivan

Anotha Brotha 
Apple Pie 
Jorrell Watkins

Small Gifts 
Angelique Zobitz


FURIOUS FLOWER POETRY PRIZE, 2018

Marilyn Nelson, Judge

On Winner Heather Treseler 
Marilyn Nelson

Beaux Arts 
Heather Treseler, Winner

On the Honorable Mention, Keith Wilson 
Marilyn Nelson

53rd Street 
Keith Wilson, Honorable Mention


FURIOUS FLOWER POETRY PRIZE, 2019

A. Van Jordan, Judge

On Winner Rachelle Parker 
A. Van Jordan

As I Recollect 
I Was A Monsoon, Just Once 
Save Him 
Rachelle Parker, Winner

On the Honorable Mention, Cynthia Manick 
A. Van Jordan

I Wish the Trees Could Sway to Marvin and Aretha 
Something Like Gratitude to the Girl on the ‘5’ Train 
All of My Rejected Poems Come Together & Form a Gang 
Cynthia Manick, Honorable Mention

Do You Speak Swahili? 
Azia Armstead

Winter in America 
Jordan E. Franklin

self-portrait as 1968 
zakia henderson-brown

To the boy who asked me how 
Nia June

Heat Lightning/The Split Tree 
Kimberly Reyes


FICTION HYBRID WORK

Gut 
Alexis Pauline Gumbs


ESSAYS

That Briar Sureshot 
Douglas Kearney


DRAMA/PERFORMANCE

Indigo: A Blues Opera in One Act & Supplementary Materials 
Karma Mayet Johnson


VISUAL ART

My Womb es mi Altar: Afro-Latinadad Visions of the Sacred:
Images and Transcript from Exhibition and Artists’ Talk
on January 18, 2019, at Rootwork Gallery, Chicago, IL 
Liz Gomez, Verónica Isabel Giraldo-Puente,
Gloria “Gloe One” Talamantes, Teresa Silva & Tracie D. Hall

Real Love, African Style #2 
Real Love, African Style #3 
The Burst 
The Move in Love 
Relinquishing Deprivation 
Florine Demosthene

Truth is Power…The Tongue is Mightier Than the Sword 
Douglas Ewart

Lost 
Fabrice B. Poussin

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