Family

Family

In this poem taken from her book Dimensions, Shahidah writes about her experience of women; birth, choice of sisters, womankind. Shahidah brings her early life in Pakistan to life for the reader. Family by Shahidah Janjua I was birthed into an intimate space Shared by...
The Day We Locked Ourselves In

The Day We Locked Ourselves In

Originally published at Medium. The coronavirus is a disaster for many. As usual in this morally-backward global empire, the poorest and most vulnerable among us suffer the most. In the midst of this tragedy there are lessons worth learning. This poem from Kim Hill...
Keepers Of The Flame

Keepers Of The Flame

Featured image: Resistance. Acrylic on canvas. 2008. By Travis London. “With the successful devastation of the Washougal River watershed through intense logging and mineral extraction, there was only one thing left to do: install hydroelectric dams. In the early...
Yet Another Tipping Point

Yet Another Tipping Point

By Katrina Dybzynska Yet another tipping point Two human pregnancies or one of an elephant, white rhino, orca or a killer whale. Time that takes for bamboo to grow 498 meters. Or for your hair to be 22.5 centimetres longer. Period needed to write The Jungle Book. Or...