Things turned out alright. Good, not great. I’m doing much better than my Physics teacher said I would, which is not surprising considering she was a bitter ugly woman who had bleached see-through ankles and blue veins. “Gbenga, you’ll study a useless couwse at a college of education and no […]

Ghana is interested in skateboarding and its gradual acceptance in society is evident, even if skateboarders have been in existence for nearly up to fifteen years. Cool brands are all flying down to make photoshoots with skateboarders, big foreign TV stations, Vogue, CNN, BBC, name it. But there was a time when it […]

Claudia Owusu is a senior Creative Writing major at Otterbein University with minors in Film Studies and Race & Ethnic Studies. Her work has appeared in Quiz & Quill, Otterbein University’s Literary Magazine,, 20.35 African Contemporary Poetry through Brittle Paper, and Ohio’s Best Emerging Poets 2017 and 2018. Her […]

Class Dismissed I forget how many have lost themselvesWhen they crashed against my jagged edgesThey figured they were sailorsUntil they floundered in the sea that is me  I’ve lost count of all who tried to build hereWanting to tame my wild into domesticityWhat a lesson in futilityClass dismissed CyclesSurely,I am […]