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A TRIBUTE TO

CHADWICK BOSEMAN

by arushi sharma

In 2016, the world finally got its first black superhero in Captain America: Civil War. Black Panther became one of the most admired Avengers by 2019. But on August 28th, 2020, the world’s first black superhero was laid to rest in honor. Chadwick Boseman was not just an actor or an Avenger. He was a fighter and a leader for the advancement of all black voices.

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FILMS WE'RE WATCHING & TUNES WE'RE HUMMING 

words, words, words

Paint Chip Poetry

by anonymous

"in a parallel universe"

 

1.

a primrose path through

the deep end beneath

an ultraviolet supernova

negative three: number theory

by max zhang

fom FILM NOTES ON A GOD WHO DREAMS WITH THE SKY PAINTED NEON: A Documentary

 

Aging is just learning new definitions for numbers. Is changing

numerical figures to human ones.

Garden of Earthly Delights

by derek engen

A tavern roars inside your eggshell body.

Your stagnant feet are boats, marooned in ice.

Beneath your nose is acrid fruit, rotting.

FROM

where does the deer go

by kian blewett

where’s the buck go when it rains

or the squirrel

into a little hole?

trees now feeling rain

they remain calm

what is nature, but a reflection of ourselves

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LET'S GET PERSONAL

by brian damerau

Music is the eighth wonder of this world; it exists by the masses, for the masses, and, most uniquely, it exists within each individual in a truly authentic way. The skilled musician creates both for himself and for others, leaving the same songs with uncountably many and equally important interpretations and sentiments.

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