POEM: In Khasi and in English, Rebecca reflects on her mixed experiences with the question “where are you from?”.
POEM: Teena Saulo describes her homesickness upon arriving in Canberra, Australia.
An Introvert Spoke, So to Speak
POEM: Luoyang Chen describes the clash between shouldering the responsibility of subverting stereotypes and honouring one’s own ways.
Dust and clay
POEM: Jasmine Soukieh considers the importance of place at the end of a life.
POEM: Luoyang Chen grapples with the burden of expectation – both personal and societal – that a cross-cultural person carries.
O ljubavi, smrti, andjelima i svecima / Of love, angels, saints and tyrants
POEM: Mirsad Ramic describes the fortifying power of honouring intermingling food histories.
CHOICES / IZBOR
POEM: Saša Basić contemplates the choices he’s made following paths to fulfill his dreams.
This old appointment book
POEM: Jasmine Soukieh contemplates the telltale signs of the seasons in places where you need to be a local to tell the tale.
Arrival / Dolazak
POEM: Saša Basić describes the tension and relief of exploring his cross-cultural experiences through poetry.
c r e o l e
POEM: Frankey Chung portrays a part of the dialogue at play between his various cultural identities.