We’re spitting a little blood this week, reader, all of us, and perhaps we need to check in again with our surroundings. We’re glad we could share Jesse De Angelis’s “Poem for Earth“:
After a dry season a wet one, after a cool season a hot — we have some seasons, mix-and-match, take your pick, ’round ‘yere. Our thanks to Ana Arredondo for sending us this big-contrast essay, which we nominated for a Pushcart this year, “Wild Silent Drums“:
PS – We’re still open for submissions of writing & art for an issue to feature women & genderqueer (broadly construed) creators, on any subject, in any style. Surprise us!