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“Boys” by Angel C. Dye

This poem is part of our #BlackLivesMatter special issue, guest-edited by Katrina Otuonye. Read more at our #BlackLivesMatter2018 tag. Boys for Emmett, Trayvon, Mike, Tamir, Amadou, Ezell, Ramarley, Oscar, Sean, Jordan, Kimani, Freddie, John, Eric, Philando, and all of you gone too soon Black boys used to walls, used to being hostage Read More

“Steps to Questioning One’s Existence” by Angel C. Dye

This poem is part of our #BlackLivesMatter special issue, guest-edited by Katrina Otuonye. Read more at our #BlackLivesMatter2018 tag. Steps to Questioning One’s Existence i. Turn out the light. (Before you can reach your bed you will be stepping on corpses, feet soaked in blood pooling around your ankles.) You will want Read More

“Victory” by Angel C. Dye

This poem is part of our #BlackLivesMatter special issue, guest-edited by Katrina Otuonye. Read more at our #BlackLivesMatter2018 tag. Victory Black is a death race, a wild dream, revolution, exhaustion marked by the hard victory found in living to see it again day to day.   Angel C. Dye is a poet from Read More

“In Case #BlackLivesMatter is Not Clear” by Angel C. Dye

This poem is part of our #BlackLivesMatter special issue, guest-edited by Katrina Otuonye. Read more at our #BlackLivesMatter2018 tag. In Case #BlackLivesMatter is Not Clear Pump bullets in our bodies like stick pins in voodoo dolls. Some black, black, real black magic the way evidence and accountability disappear before we are toe Read More

“Santa Clara Server Room” by Henry Crawford

it’s already [tomorrow] in Shanghai [midnight] in [Palo Alto] and I’m working with Kumar “Leisure Suit Larry” using [SQL commands] on big iron [Oracle] with [SELECT statements] and [WHERE clauses] searching [container] ships for a [box] gone missing in the South China Sea [an odd lot] of Jimmy Buffet [bobble Read More