Noor Unnahar: At the Intersection of Poetry and Art

Featured Images: Noor Unnahar Born and raised in Pakistan, Noor Unnahar is a best-selling poet and visual artist. She is currently pursuing her BFA from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, an art school by the sea in Karachi. She works with a number of mediums (photography, illustration, journaling, collages, and more!) and creates works…

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I will be Billing The Peddler of Pretence for my Time

Featured Image: Evan Fitzer I am not my lover’s keeper If his happiness is dependent on me Then I am not to answer for it I will not be expected to fix him For last time I was addressed, I was “my love” not “Dr. Deilami” the therapist   And it is funny that in…

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My First Poem Was Titled ‘Futility’

Featured Image: Joe deSousa White caps of snow on the roof, pure and tranquil, and maybe I will, lay on this roof a little while longer to numb the continuous hunger of an eating binge that only serves to placate  the momentous desire to act preemptively   and seek an end Until snide words can no…

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The Graveyard of Empires

Featured Image: Alizeh Ahmad We will win. We will win. We will win. We will win. “It is in our nature, in our blood” Sticks and stones will break my bones When stones are beaten into the skulls of children for 40 years. When sticks are stabbed into the sockets of men, women, and children.…

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Power or Peace?

Featured Illustration: Hepburn Shire Council I was looking through my journal from this past February 2021 and while most of it was begging the universe for a puppy, or to meet the Avengers cast, this one thought stuck out to me, and I thought it would be best to write about it briefly. I should…

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I hope you find it

Featured Illustration: Batel Silverberg computer screens and business deals, overly friendly women in bright lipstick and men with glum faces and too much designer, selling you a lifestyle self-care won’t be found by listening to harsh motivational speeches that leave you depleted won’t be found in the bottom of your wallet buying things you don’t…

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