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Red, White, and Blue

by Amanda Bustos Please take a stand for your red, white, and blue. Take a stand for the land of the greatest, land of the honest, land of the cherished liberty. Freedom for all and above all. Freedom for my sisters and brothers. Freedom to write on this paper and freedom to stand outside the […]

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San Antonio Will Never Be Austin

by William O. Pate II San Antonio will never be Austin. San Antonio will never be a “creative class” city because it doesn’t have a 24-hour coffee shop. San Antonio, much like New Orleans, has a bit of an inferiority complex when it comes to viewing our neighbors to the north in Austin. While I […]

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Issue 1 Poetry

She told me that she too had a garden

by E. Scott Alighieri She told me that she too had a garden Here in the the city and asked if I would like to see it? “Yes where is it?” I asked confused “In Defiance” She answered, Taking my hand, as I followed, She pointed out a little tuft of grass in the crack of asphalt parking lot, […]

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Essays Issue 1

Groin Pains: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Vasectomy

by M. Galaxy Parker As I approach 40, I realize that I have only two significant things to recommend me as a human being. One is an unusually high credit score. The other is being astoundingly fertile. The high credit score came by way of a confluence of inexplicable events. Or at least I think […]

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Cannabis Can Save the South

by William O. Pate II The South is suffering. The South has long been suffering. Largely rural, states like Alabama and Mississippi have lost out on the rise of the information technology sector. High tech companies don’t tend to flock to even the largest cities — Birmingham, Mobile and the state capital of Montgomery — in the state of […]

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What love is — and what it could be

by Kris Gage “Everyone is biased.” — Carrie Jenkins We all frame the question of “What is love?” by our own most pressing concerns. For some of us, this question is a matter of whether or not love is “real.” For others, whether or not they’ll find it, or whether or not there’s only “the one.” My own […]