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To Walk the Sea by Sally Piper

Creative writing student Sally Piper shares an imagery-driven piece inspired by a local getaway near to her heart.

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Behind the Zines: Let’s Talk About Vulnerability

Healing, by nature, is a very delicate topic that required an air of grace on behalf of ourselves and our contributors to hold these discussions.

We’re immensely proud of our community for coming together and letting themselves be vulnerable over the last two months.

However, there’s still one person who’s not entirely on board yet: me, editor burgundy bug.

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What I’ve Learned From Taking Public Transportation

Standing shoulder to shoulder, smushed together like sardines on a silver bullet that travels 55 mph from either end of the city, a “whoosh” falls upon your ears. The doors open and a school of passengers part the sea of those waiting to board. As you funnel out unto the boarding platform, the strong, unmistakable scent of urine wafts through your nostrils.

Ah, good ol’ public transportation. It may not be the cleanest or most consistent way to get from point A to B, but it has taught me what it means to be free.

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Yesterday… by Mahik’s

Mahik’s reflects upon change and nostalgia for simpler times in her poem, “Yesterday…”

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