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Allison Whittenberg – poetry in The Radvocate

Check out Allison Whittenberg‘s poems, ”Wait for Rain,” “The Black Writer, ” “Crossover Flirting,” and “The Quickening” from The Radvocate #13, So Say We All’s literary journal. The poems are now available to read online.

I don’t want to hunker down in Staten Island
Or be on bed rest
Or buy big clothes
Or rush to alter with a gown and a groom and a promise
With rice raining on me
like fallout.
I don’t want to be folk like my mother was folk.
Children growing out of her hairdo.

(from The Quickening, by Allison Whittenberg, published in The Radvocate).

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Featured art cropped from the cover image by Sean Andress.

We hope you enjoy this selection from our latest issue of The Radvocate! For more, you can purchase a copy of The Radvocate #13 here.

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