Two poems by Emily Vizzo • Empty Mirror

riversound / credit: deToward Openness Bound in red fir, the fragrant breath of a Central Valley As they say breadbasket, an open data, Bound in headwaters, the Mokelumne, the San Joaquin. The bottomlands. Eggs from the fairy shrimp deep in the mud waiting for rain. Above a raptor. Below three remnants of a songbird, a…

Queer Film Stills • Empty Mirror

Empty Mirrora literary magazineAbout About Empty Mirror Get in Touch Support EM Colophon Submit Contributors Essays On Literature Reviews Poetry Art Interviews Beat Beat Generation Ted Joans Lives! + Fiction Music & Film News On Writing Book Collecting Maureen CatbaganThese images are stills from videos that I have made that explore the varied complexities and…

Julia Justo: Crossroads • Empty Mirror

Julia Justo is a multidisciplinary artist. Her work has been exhibited in numerous venues including El Museo del Barrio, BronxArtSpace, Bric Arts, Monmouth Museum, Art Complex Museum and Provincial Museum of Buenos Aires. She has received numerous grants and awards including a NYFA Creative grant; a Foundation for Contemporary Arts grant, a First Nations Contemporary…

Two poems by Robin Gow • Empty Mirror

behind the glass / credit: emBallet With No Dancers Each girl I’ve loved has been hallway—              a dancing                                       a mouth to lay down in.              Her hands drew my soul out in sweat.                           She told me her stories                                       of not wanting to be a girl                                       and I gave her mine. Is there a gender              not defined…

Two poems by Jennifer Cie • Empty Mirror

credit: em/p. blenkhornslip tuned to miss damita jo jackson remember 1.   Green men with shaved faces.       1.1. Brown clocks with flashy birds       1.2. Silver plane wings from before             1.2.1.   They came from blue men in the floating box       1.3. Ss-tu-tt like in the city but not like we’re home 2.   New, big rooms, one—once had a white paper…