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Ellen Together

by Akula Sharma Remember when Lorde asked radio host Kyle Sandilands of Australia’s KIIS FM, “What do you mean you’re not talking about ‘Ellen together’? Is there something wrong with lesbians?” Sandilands asked Lorde about her pictures with Taylor Swift and like the…

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The Mistaken Identity of Self-Love

by Graciious Tapfuma “One day, our Mothers may ask ‘Who do you love completely?’ and we may grow to respond ‘Ourselves. Ourselves. Our lovely selves.’” Upile Chisala Thirty-three days before my 23rd birthday, I started what I now see as a life-transforming…

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Seventh Connection

Words by Andy Watts. Illustration by Ben Ruby. But then there she was again. Right. In. My. Face. I hardly even miss her but if she wanted to reconnect, she could email me. Email is still a thing. She could…

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Going the Distance

by  Erandi Ortiz People usually get surprised when they find out that I’ve been in a relationship with my boyfriend for six years. To be honest with you, I don’t really understand why. Is it really that impressive for young…

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2 a.m.

I’m up its 2am I want to hear you talk. I went for a walk just came back, Life’s not bad but something’s missing. It’s not even love, it’s not even sex, it’s something I really don’t understand. It’s 2am…

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Prisoner

My Prison was a Person, And I thought I had finally found home. Strange? Isn’t it? Unrealistic attachments, Formed by simply sharing, One another’s body heat. Result of which I was left with this unexplainable cringe, this void, But still…

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Magic

Send me some of that magic, She said. Send me some of that extraordinary magic, which hides behind your greyish sapphire eyes, and glows like tinker bell’s pixie dust, which enhances all the beauty you withhold. Send me your secret…

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Sold

She sold her body, To gain fame, Then she sold her smiles, For a solid path to sustain. Her skirt cut short, And her shirt unbuttoned, Was she unhappy? Or was she sold? In this sudden Paradigm shift, She used…

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My Second Home

“Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes I still remember the excitement and fear I had for my flight to New Zealand. The night before, I stayed…

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Him

He set the picnic basket down by the towering oak tree. The sweet smell of the vegetation ripening in the Indian summer conquered our senses as I was running around the field, changing the angle of my arms and mimicking…

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