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Issue 47.2: ATLien

Issue 47.2: ATLien

ATLien Black Kirby To read more from Obsidian, please link to our Subscribe page Recent Posts Issue 47.2: Kara Lyn & the Southside Curse Issue 47.2: Ecumenical Service Issue 47.2: Breathing in the Ruins Issue 47.2: Green Sorrow Issue 47.2: OW Categories art Blog...
Issue 47.2: ATLien

Issue 47.2: Introduction: Heirloom

INTRODUCTION Heirloom—Planting as We Rise Sheree Renée Thomas, Danielle L. Littlefield& Danian Darrel Jerry Let them tell the story that we have saved and sown, carried, cultivated, known, and nurtured—protect that which we must preserve, that which contains and...
Issue 47.2: ATLien

Issue 47.1: From the Mythical Memory Series

FROM THE MYTHICAL MEMORY SERIES Monica J. Brown To read more from Obsidian, please link to our Subscribe page Recent Posts Issue 47.1: From the Mythical Memory Series Issue 47.1: The Month of the Grape Harvest, 1959 Issue 47.1: Flower Boi Issue 47.1: The Boy with Moon...
Issue 47.2: ATLien

Issue 47.1: The Month of the Grape Harvest, 1959

THE MONTH OF THE GRAPE HARVEST, 1959 Trevor Lanuzza Maybe a thousand men with bowler hats stood outside my window. These men had no recognizable expressions on their faces. They seemed calm and indifferent, so I was not afraid. Far more frightening men had seen me on...
Issue 47.2: ATLien

Issue 47.1: Flower Boi

FLOWER BOI MARS Marshall Back in the day— You snapped the heads of dandelions from their bodies, watched them swim in a jar of water and gifted them to your mother. You were the beautiful thing, who, before being called to dinner, dug your hands deep into the yard’s...
Issue 47.2: ATLien

Issue 47.1: The Boy with Moon Skin

THE BOY WITH MOON SKIN Porsha Allen The boy with moon skin spoke of stars & a black sun, of trees holding themselves up by the root, of apple picking & how his father turned to air just before he was born & how his mother tried to claw him out of her own...