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woman is a construct

Angélica Freitas

‘woman is basically meant / to be a residential complex / all the same / all plastered over / just in different colors’

Artichoke

Angélica Freitas

‘amelia, the real woman, / ran away with the bearded lady’

Release the Darkness to New Lichen

Peter Gizzi

‘otherwise it is all otherwise I’m lost, did I say that’

Two Poems

Minal Hajratwala

‘The unicorns are a technology / we cannot yet approximate.’

Sanjay Nagar Blues

Anjum Hasan

‘motorcyclists like to howl / and dogs drop bulging bags of garbage / from their mouths when they see other dogs / they want to mount’