Under the Covers
Women are told what to do with their mouths
Grand Valley State University
These six poems by Anne Livingston begin with the surprising line “Crack the geode / with your teeth…” and ends with “You were born to swallow the sky and sing it back out.” What lies in between the cracking and swallowing? “A swollen pink prune,” a sky that collects holes, “spooned milky submission, and force-fed silence.”
Young Harris College
A story depicting a common experience among children that examines the themes of theft, childhood innocence, and inevitable maturation.
National Collegiate Honors Council
1100 Neihardt Residence Center
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
540 North 16th St.
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0627