Human Conflict by Rob Etherson

An introduction by our guest editor, Degna Stone: This piece asks more questions than it answers. Mostly it asks us to think about how our ties to our identities influences our ideas of those who are not like us. The thing that makes this piece unusual are some of the identifiers that are revealed at … Continue reading Human Conflict by Rob Etherson

Identity Theft by Marilyn Longstaff

This poem takes a playful look at living under an alias, of reinventing yourself and finding a way to separate your present from your past. Identity Theft He took my name and promised to get back to me. He didn’t, of course, and I wondered what he did with it?   Losing my name meant … Continue reading Identity Theft by Marilyn Longstaff

Under His Breath by David Subacchi

Welcome to a series of eight weekly poems on the theme 'change of identity'.Our guest editor Degna Stone has this to say about David's poem: The idea of shifting identity is depicted through responses to life’s changes by subtly changing a given name. There’s a beautiful moment of tenderness toward the end of the poem … Continue reading Under His Breath by David Subacchi