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Issue 47.2: Kara Lyn & the Southside Curse

Issue 47.2: Kara Lyn & the Southside Curse

KARA LYN & THE SOUTHSIDE CURSE  Kiara Lowe (an excerpt) Common sense’ll tell ya that the North and South ain’t the same. Shoot, a compass will too. You see that big ole N at the top and that big ole S at the bottom when you open it. You know what else be at the...
Issue 47.2: Kara Lyn & the Southside Curse

Issue 47.2: Ecumenical Service

ECUMENICAL SERVICE Ashley Mack-Jackson Nine and ten: pinned in between cobwebbedcloset corner and the arms of ill-fitting church dressesthere is a first kiss struggling between cliché and sacredritual hands held out and palm up like surrenderlike benediction: who is...
Issue 47.2: Kara Lyn & the Southside Curse

Issue 47.2: Breathing in the Ruins

BREATHING IN THE RUINS Tony Medina I am as isolated as Elizabeth Barrett BrowningNever to be born, neither to be crowning.To whom shall I bequeath these lungsThat bare the markings of stale airGone viral? I am a virtual prisoner To maladies unseen, a spine...
Issue 47.2: Kara Lyn & the Southside Curse

Issue 47.2: Green Sorrow

GREEN SORROW Raymond Johnson A boy, I rode lush winds, craved the slow lull of a copper kite, plunge of my body from grandmother’s balcony. I floated through a corrupted world to meet water like Icarus or my first piano student, bloated and Black, choking on that...
Issue 47.2: Kara Lyn & the Southside Curse

Issue 47.2: All Her Glory

ALL HER GLORY Mary Finney 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...