Issue 25

“Let me wear the day / Well so when it reaches you / You will enjoy it.”

Sonia Sanchez

Southern Lit Presents: Sonia Sanchez

Southern Lit Presents: Sonia Sanchez

Stutters, Spirituality, and Self: Redefining Southern Womanhood Southern culture is rife with leaders, both spiritual and political. Walk into a church, the South’s favored place of worship, and you’re likely to find a pastor. Last year, Christianity Today noted that...
“Blue Door” & “Diamond Sutra”

“Blue Door” & “Diamond Sutra”

Blue Door So many years ago it ended in a question and closing she allowed it. Then she found a series of photographs he took: the aperture, an opening through which light enters. Like walking past a mirror she thought was a window and seeing another that really was...
Stretched

Stretched

This piece was drawn using vine and compressed charcoal and is meant to represent how outside forces and people can tear us down until all we are left with is what is on the inside. It is important to remember that we can control how other people affect us, and we are...