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Joyce Fox

Despair, Joy and a Tiny Twinge of Guilt The word black cannot be separated in my mind from “little” and “dress.” These three words strung together like amber beads that hold the past forever, fetch with them two distinctly opposite but totally inseparable feelings. The first is despair swiftly followed by joy and, if I’m […]

Bieke Stengos

Little Hands Dark brown/light brown/white light brown/dark, a soupçon of noir –can get no darker– neatly lined up in a box… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Black call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Black issue. https://bieke.stengos.cammaert.eu

Theresa Gage

Unwelcomed Guest ”Everyone lives on the adrenaline of fear. I just give them what they expect,” her raspy voice whispered in my ear. Her black, gothic clothes matched the darkness of my eyes. She wore her hair short on one side which exposed a black swastika tattoo on her cheek. Her tall, leather boots clicked […]

Kesja Dabrowska

We Matter as Well It’s time to stop, failing the innocents, Lying and faking to all of the citizens, We’re running, escaping, dodging, evading, the topic on hand, our people are breaking… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Black call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art […]

Krystle Vermes

Her Beautiful Mind She slipped on her little black dress and felt herself slowly begin to fall apart. He touched her shoulder, and she knew it was the last time the would see each other. She could still feel their heat still radiating off of the bedsheets. This was love, she thought. Warm, inviting, and […]