Dispatch #029

The Pushouts    By Aqueila M. Lewis-Ross      The City that nevers sleeps is silent  Forced to quarantine like everyone else  No wonder the Mayor complains   Dollars were always made here  But now she sleeps    It’s hot as hell and hades is awakened  The homeless made visible  Letting flesh burn while laying onContinue reading “Dispatch #029”

Dispatch #027

77 Days and Counting    By Jan Holliday      How do we measure this Pandemic supermarket lines  the bar meter  how much bathroom tissue  on the supermarket shelves  numerating faith  it will end sometime  or is it the number of bathroom tissues  hidden on the top shelf of the garage  like the whiskey bottlesContinue reading “Dispatch #027”

Dispatch #017

April 28 2020 case number: 0819999 | save what dates? | case number: 0812000 By Dena Rod missing: the pleasure that comes from the pressure of bodies against your own in the dark bass pulsing and sweat sticking. last seen at new year’s eve shrieking amongst its kingdom as it waved through the party. anyContinue reading “Dispatch #017”

Dispatch #013

2 Poems By Caitlin Krause explaining to my dog about coronavirus   she doesn’t understand anything about this time except maybe the joy that I have become her new best friend always around, always beside her in a way neither of us expected I find myself crawling on all fours, tongue lolling out, my playfulContinue reading “Dispatch #013”