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Summer 2023 Volume 97 Number 2

Featuring a “Journeys” themed portfolio edited by Ama Codjoe, this issue includes work by Allen Stein, Aruni Kashyap, Sarah Jordan, Felicity Sheehy, Yvanna Vien Tica, Heather Tillery, Nancy Miller Gomez, Anika Gupta, Rachel Tandoc Donalson, Rachel Lipscomb, Makayla Gay, Afton Montgomery, Kurt Caswell, Jo-Anne Wallace, Victoria Chang, Brittany Rogers, Jake Skeets, David Naimon, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Yalie Saweda Kamara, Leslie Sainz, Donika Kelly, Emily Lee Luan, Tianna Clark, Sahar Romani, francine j. harris, Charleen McClure, Maya Marshall, Simon Shieh, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, N’ou Revilla, Wendy S. Walters, Jeff Janssens, Marissa Davis, Haesong Kwon, Ajanaé Dawkins, Mohammad Hakima, Xiao Yue Shan, Jos Charles, Traci Brimhall, Anni Liu, and Tariq Luthun.

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Meditation during the Sufferings and Deaths of Others

I did not deserve to be beaten, / and I did not deserve ballet lessons— / except insofar as everyone deserves ballet lessons. / Me mum thought I was well worth beating…
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