Creative Submissions

Morirvivir

May 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Written By: Liner Nuñez I am a holder and carrier of stories. I am supposed to remember and keep our words and memories alive. We are the sensitive souls, the ones who feel [...]

Body of Island

March 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

By: Silvia Angulo They almost killed the Taíno but Dominicans are pomegranates and fowls. “It’s funny this version of Spanish.” Mulattos are rotting, brown in rotting [...]

My Dominican Tongue

March 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

By: Dilcia Mercedes I have never heard a language quite like mine I’ve never heard a language carry Bachata rhythms, flow like Merengue, or swing like Salsa on my tongue [...]

Meeting Anger

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Written By: Liner Nuñez Her Spirit was trying to return into her body, to feel, to understand. Her body explained to eight year old Nina that it is safe for Spirit to  come [...]

before they arrived

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Written By: Sydney Valerio before they arrived el zapatero y el barbero used to be part of people’s weekly routine I’d watch the regulars go into their shops from my [...]

Reflection

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

photo by: Bianca Garcia Chase I am a spitting image of my mother every step I take mirrors hers Where her left hand moves, my right hand follows each sound she makes, my [...]

Dominican Girls

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Written By: Anna Gabriela  Sometimes, I wonder how much I would know If I had White heritage Dominican girls lose their curls at 4 and go back to natural at 19 They come [...]

Dear poem/book/text/whatever

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dear poem/book/text/whatever,   In reading about the Spanish colonization of the West Indies the last few months, a golden tint overcasts the cones of my retinas. [...]

In The Time Of Heartache

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Written by: Lorraine Avila Mama used to tell me stories to scare me into keeping my legs closed. One was about the time Petan ran her into a rushed arranged marriage with [...]

my gender is (not) your colonial project

October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

my gender is (not) // your   colonial   project By: Juliany Taveras   i am one of three daughters.   long dark hair frames our faces like static electricity and [...]
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