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It's Shanti, your queer baby sister here! 

Ashanti Marshall is a digital archivist, experiential writer and staff scribe at For The Scribes, spearheading Recovering Softcover, an advice column catering to writers and their inner woes within their craft and themselves. Based in Chicago, being a fat, black queer and femme moment in time. Their relationship to the practice of understanding makes room for explorations, experimentations, mistakes, failures and curiosities in their writing. Connect with them on Twitter and Instagram asking you all the right, real, riveting questions.

 

SAUDADE

SAUDADE

BY: Willie L Kinard III | Inspiration.

they

never tell

us

how

to love

a black man

just

pat

our backs

when

we

weep for

them


Willie L. Kinard III is a designer, art director and poet currently talking to the Moon in Newberry, South Carolina. Black, queer & old-souled, he serves as a founding editor of For The Scribes with work in or forthcoming in CUNJUH Magazinethe Shade Journal and Glass: A Journal of Poetry. His first chapbook, chroma., was released spring of 2016.

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