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The key attribute of the city will be its silence. Cubes within cubes will be constructed of absorbent material, rendering biological machinations audible. Within the interior cubes will be uniform grids to house the inhabitants. The purpose of the sleepers will be to exist until called upon. All will slumber and all will stay quiet. Residents of the city will have no concern for the past, present, nor future.

Alyssa Lo is a poet and writer exploring the speculative as a way to understand the present. Originally from Hawai’i, Alyssa is now based in New York.
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17 Jun 2024

To fly is to deny death / as the body’s natural state
scrawled in the ashes of who I might have been
Ellie Mathieu can tell when the Big Easy arrives by the smell of its engine.
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