Word From the Editor

Decay

All of Us Are in Pieces

Picasso This and That

What I Know to Be True

The Many Uses of Safety Pins

Jedi Mind Tricks of an Anxious Girl

Dog of War

From the Trees Full of Birdsong Comes Unripe Fruit

Waorani Legend (With Appropriation)

An Oddly Satisfying Existence/ Leading Light/ The Anser

The Support Verses, Earliest Sayings of the Buddha/ The Beatitudes

The Things We Grow

Torn Between Two Lives

My Gardener

Of a Fixed Nature

Two boys pull green oranges from the tree
that hangs over the churchyard fence. They

throw them into the street with such auto-
matic skill that they may be the same boys

sent to kill in any war that will never be theirs […]

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Carol Es, Quarters, 2015, oil paint, paper, and fabric on birch panel, 24 in. x 24 in.

Rock and Refuge: Mixed Media

Caché Owens, Spring Fete, 2019, Collage, Acrylic, Oil Pastel on Canvas, 11 in. x 17 in.

Caché Owens: Mixed Media

Hippotherapy

Big Girls Don’t Cry

Marrow/ Boat People/ Balsero/ Ritual/ Exequias

Havana reverberates, resists,
bursting through the cobblestones.
Light years,
I sense a galaxy of infant stars.
I don’t use its name and it doesn’t use mine […]

It is always raining in our memory/ Untitled/ The Island Drank Up All the Air/ The Sunset

The Sign Language Alphabet, in Words

Lampadophoria

How to Be Royal

The Forgotten Voices

Floating

An Inch of Courage