Anjana Krishnamurthy · University of California, Berkeley
Javvarisi, sweet pearls of childhood, floating in a sea of elaichi
Da'Shawn Mosley · University of Chicago
Witness the three guys march right in and take what they want, hold my aunt inside her bedroom and close the door.
Hannah Jones · Florida State University
my grandmother knew it all.
Frances Wang · Dartmouth College
They say that dogs are soulless. Mine sleeps on his side and skitters after rabbits
Anne Delatte · Louisiana State University
you have stripped me down to my tongue root she said
Jackson Rollings · Bard College · Honorable Mention in Poetry
After an hour of steely sky the locals call night, we’re back on the rapids fishing whorls for sockeyes, but reel in only dollies.
Noor Al-Sammarai · University of California, Berkeley
What's it mean, to sit?
Jocelyn Hawley · Swarthmore College
but if it were I would tell you how they right themselves by means of opercula fastened to their feet (foot).
Lilly McGee · American University
Cain’s kiss; the drowned. Family submerged. A photo blurred by stillwater.
Doreen St. Félix · Brown University
In a poorly upholstered driving seat, middle age is approaching a quiet, coughing woman much faster than it is her husband because she is a quiet and coughing woman.