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Issue 46.2: The First Born

Issue 46.2: The First Born

Frist-Born_Forde To read more from Obsidian 46.2, please link to our Subscribe page Recent Posts Issue 46.2: The First Born Issue 46.2: On the Honorable Mention Poems by Kweku Abimbola Issue 46.2: On the Winning Poems by Diamond Forde Issue 46.2: Swaying with Wicked...
Issue 46.2: The First Born

Issue 46.2: On the Honorable Mention Poems by Kweku Abimbola

ON THE HONORABLE MENTION POEMSBY KWEKU ABIMBOLA Kei Miller, Judge Growing up in the kind of place that often experiences power cuts, it has occurred to me before how these outages often create intimacy, a time when families draw closer. I have never thought to write...
Issue 46.2: The First Born

Issue 46.2: On the Winning Poems by Diamond Forde

ON THE WINNING POEMS BY DIAMOND FORDE Kei Miller, Judge Impressive here is the way these poems first lean into and then away from creation mythologies. They choose to dig their own ground, in the process inventing new mythologies, sometimes with startling new images:...