Mummies of the World Exhibit with my Young Children

A Poetry Contest Winner Girls slink into dimming,enthralled by the play of light and cold in each case, glass quiet and straight.How long is 1,000 years— Sheath of material frayed and fringingon the edges, speaking in threads, knees tucked, tether of bone and linen,our noninvasive looking. For the forgettingthere are signs: “These were humans.” What…

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Alexandra Umlas

Alexandra Umlas lives in Huntington Beach, CA, with her husband and two daughters. She has an MA in Education with an emphasis in cross-cultural teaching and has taught middle and high school English. She is currently a graduate student in the MFA Poetry program at California State University, Long Beach.

Tyler Champion

Tyler Champion is an illustrator and designer working in Nashville, TN. He graduated from the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic art in 2010. He has worked on an array of projects including gig posters, concept art for video games, comics, shirt designs, and advertisements.

First Featured In: No. 8, summer 2017

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