"Her throat,
Full of everything she’s ever had to swallow
Because that’s what good women do."

 

Girls
Elisabeth Blair

 

"We have an idea of what our bodies
would look like, strewn."

 

 

Poems
McKenzie Zalopany

 
 

As a kid my sister thought unwanted babies lived in stop lights

 
 

"Head down, the buffalo methodically placed his hooves. With each step, he tested the murky rain-filled divots, holes made from other buffalo hooves pressing into the same spot, seeking traction. Occasionally, firm ground under the gooey surface eluded him and he paused to steady himself. "

 
 

Volume XLIII

  Artwork by Julie Hamilton
"In the Distance" - Julie Hamilton, oil on canvas, 36" x 48"