Anthony Ruiz

Music Box My mouth tastes like shit. The crust tears apart as I open my eyelids for what feels like the first time ever. I look to my right. Beep—beep—beep from the monitor reminding me I am still vital. I go to scratch the itchy patch on my left thigh, the patch that no longer […]


Gabrielle Rodriguez

Rain When I set out, the sky was the oddest color I have ever seen to this day. A sickly yellow color spreading over the usually bright blue canvas of the sky. I didn’t mind it, I continued on my way paying it as much attention as the corner cat did to me. While I […]


Andy Lopez

Going Home on a Saturday Night I decided to tell my mom I was a sodomite after chugging down two Bud Light Straw-Ber-Itas inside the Uber I had pick me up from the bar in Brooklyn where I was dancing with my friends. I practiced saying it to myself in the front camera of my […]