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Summer Contest Issue Now Live

Summer’s growth…Autumn’s harvest! We’re happy to announce the winners of our summer contest – check them out below and click on the links to read their work. This was a special summer for us, as we tapped into our South Florida roots a little more and accepted poems written in English as well as Spanish. […]

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Madre Hada

Ximena Gomez   La casa estaba en silencio. El bombillo a punto de fundirse,   Apenas iluminaba el corredor, La escalera al jardín.   Por allí paseaba ella con el bastón. Ella decía que el corredor era   Una calle con farolas Llenas de polillas.   Bajo la luz mortecina se veía Pequeña y frágil. […]

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Eating in a State of Flowers

Forester McClatchey  Eating in the State of Flowers In Florida, the pigs eat escargot, the sluggish horses nibble Spanish Moss, the manatees hold feasts of watercress, and I can manage only dry Bordeaux before the steamed ricotta, basil, dough, and garlic of my favorite pizza place. I eat and watch the alligators pass along the […]

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Features

Poetics and Ancestral Logic: An Interview with Dominique Christina

DOMINIQUE CHRISTINA is an award-winning poet, author, educator, and activist. She has authored four poetry collections: The Bones, The Breaking, The Balm: A Colored Girl’s Hymnal (2014), They Are All Me (2015), This Is Woman’s Work (2015), and her latest, Anarcha Speaks: A History in Poems (2018). She holds five national poetry slam titles in four years, including […]

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Gulf Stream Editors Lead Prison Education Initiative

After finding a decade-old letter in the Gulf Stream editorial office from an inmate asking about free journal samples for submission guidelines, Samantha Leon has teamed up with GS-affiliated and independent writers alike to contribute to prison education. Over the next few weeks, Leon will keep a PO Box open for book donations, which will […]