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Nonfiction

Daddy’s Text

by Ashley Chou // This piece was originally published in Issue 1: Secret Edition (Spring 2022). To see past print publications, click here. Every generation grows up with a new set of generational issues. My great-great-grandmother used to tightly wrap my great-grandmother’s feet with cloth bandages to stunt the growth of her daughter’s feet. Apparently, large […]

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Creative Poetry

Diary

by Natalie Brennan // This piece was originally published in Issue 1: Secret Edition (Spring 2022). To see past print publications, click here. Months I won’t get backWhen I slept with your silenceAnd danced with your egoI let your words hang like hooks in my chest I was a netAnd your insecurities buzzed like fliesCatching my […]

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Creative Nonfiction

Secret Pain

by Aditi Hukerikar // This piece was originally published in Issue 1: Secret Edition (Spring 2022). To see past print publications, click here. Where do secrets and pain intersect? For me, my pain became my secrets: not only did I internalize my pain, keeping it a secret from the world, but I tried to deny my […]