An advanced peek of what is coming at you in aaduna's upcoming issue!
Beraha Sellem will capture your heart and gently ease you into the the soft winds floating through your imagination. Here is a snippet from her untitled piece:
Plays an old jazzy piece with a rusty saxophone.
The pure sound of his music pierces my heart.
It sounds like my cry when we fell apart.
I stop and I stare at him; a tear falls down
Against his cheek, but he keeps playing.
I feel his body shaking and his brown
Eyes, full of pain, are bringing
Me back to you.
Love is killing us. Slowly. Surely.
Eloísa Pérez-Lozano shapes thoughts into understandings many of us have experienced. From her "Distractions During Spanish Mass."
a priest speaks clumsy Spanish
We had raced for it, sometimes like bandits, but sometimes stopping at the rest stops in the green hills of
Quiana Katumu, a resident of Baltimore, MD weaves an intriguing fiction story...of what? You decide from her snippet from "Lost & Found:"
All of a sudden, I heard a creaking noise from downstairs. I froze and popped my head out of the covers to listen. Thirty seconds went by and then a minute, but all I could hear was thunder and the rain against the roof. I shrugged and climbed back under the covers. This house was so old; it was always making weird noises.
Watch for the summer/fall 2016 issue launching soon! www.aaduna.org