Tender L{H}umens

Featured Image: Kevin Lamarque for Reuters Their beds, the center of our universe, seeded only a few years back. In their lumens, a silent thunder of embodied bickering — a rare storm for such tender tributaries. Inflamed tempers. Regretful tendernesses. The fairytale ending of nightmares naked-faced protestors blindly write. inspiration: “15 Children Are Hospitalized With…

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Thoughts From Asian Artists in Europe During COVID-19

As stilted as this may sound, this Lunar New Year was marked by the COVID-19 outbreak for my family. My mother took one of the last planes from Beijing back to Paris, while my grandmother was to stay home indefinitely. As they gathered as much information as they could at the dawn of the epidemic,…

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Pan[dem]ic

Featured Image: Lindsey Wasson for Reuters You are a mental patient with a Master’s degree and an absentee ballot Driving at 80 miles an hour the wrong way home to escape the killer in the air You chew, swallow and wash down what you still don’t know you need Seeing angels drift down to take…

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A Return to “Normal”

Featured Image: Yale Medicine Enveloped by loneliness and little to look forward to in the day, many continue to find themselves quarantined at home with little sense of when “normal” will actually return. Now, it’s not a hot take to say that “normal” will seemingly never return for us, but it has amazed me to…

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