Fools Rush In

Begin to fixate on one question: what is the best method of attracting a mate? Try to do what the books say: love yourself.

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Panacea

There is no elixir of life—no poultice or potion—that can compare to the rejuvenation of your love.

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Siobhan Robinson Poetry Collection

The smoke doesn’t choke me anymore. I took the hell you made for me and made it home...

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Daydream Believer

It likely served an important role in human evolution. And, there is evidence that certain animals may daydream.

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Book Review: Governance, Gun Control and Religion

Neill McKee’s memoir, Guns and Gods in My Genes, could be described as a personalized history of North America.

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2021 Place & Home Contest Results

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Dreamers Stories of Migration, Sense of Place and Home Contest. This contest honours the term “Dreamers”...

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Anthony Dennis Poetry Collection

I see the faces of the ones who do not complain. I stand, godlike, determining their fate. Civilization awaits my decision.

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Sweatpants

I shouldn’t say “should”, if I want to be happy. But who can be content while they are wasting borrowed time?

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Moni Brar Poetry Collection

Cardamom cloves. Poured into mismatched cup and steel glasses. Sipped over gossip and a twin-tailed mermaid.

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resisting gravity

fat weighs less than depression, but has greater volume, filling the space between id and ego, a gelatinous buffer against world.

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Long Sleeves

If you had had just a little more time, I might have pulled up my sleeve to show you the bruises.

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When You Write My Eulogy

Don’t mention my divorce or deferred adolescence but apologize for the times I was a lousy parent.

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Dreamers Magazine Issue 8

We're pleased to announce the release of Issue 8 of the Dreamers Magazine, including the winners of our Place & Home Contest Get your copy now!

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Barbed Wilderness

He’s tired of feeling like a criminal. He’s tired of being in a country that needed him, needed his people, but didn’t want their kind.

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Immigrant

I am | the Other Side of the story, the face | from a picture book | whose title | you cannot | pronounce: | In another life | I forged with you across continents,

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Dispersal Lessons

Animals move—it’s our birthright, a gift from ancient ancestors in the form of genes that could eventually code for leg or wing or fin.

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‘I Have Been a Stranger in a Strange Land’ Exodus 2:22

The boat stares back with many eyes. Some closed in prayer, others close to fainting. A few people imagine childhood homes or hold photos of a small Italian port. Some cry. Some are confused.

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A Roadmap of Scars

I do know that slowly, my own heart healed as patients and families invited me into the special intimacy of illness.

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