November 2012


  • Photography by Sedrick Miles
  • Editors:
    Tishon Woolcock
    Caits Meissner
    Anna Meister
    Nora Salem
  • Editor's Note:
    Other Names for Home

November 2012

Cleopatra VII

by Camonghne Felix

Perhaps there are many spells of darkness Perhaps I am the hand which borrowed the last Perhaps I hailed The Isis from her annex Perhaps she stole into my body and made feast there Perhaps I loved an adolescent moon Perhaps it dimmed after Perhaps I am the apple of the blasphemous mouth Perhaps the obscenity from the jowls of a fallen god Perhaps my belly as the sole stretch of sky Perhaps my seed as the sole quailing empire and Perhaps no more and Perhaps no more and Perhaps it ends with mine

About Camonghne Felix
Camonghne Felix was featured on HBO’s Brave New Voices as a member of the Urban Word 2010 team, who became the 2010 National Brave New Voices Champions. In 2011, she was the 17th slam ranked poet in the world. Camonghne has opened for esteemed writer Sapphire, author of the book PUSH and has been honored to share stages with Talib Kweli, Common, Rosario Dawson, Mahogany L Browne, and La Bruja. You can find her work in various publications, including Pank Magazine and Kill Author Magazine. She writes about the small things that happen when we’ve stopped looking.
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