Gnashing Teeth Publishing

| words that get in your teeth

MY America

July 4th we debut our 7 day MY America series. This is a series of poems by BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and other marginalized voices. we are publishing raw, visceral, unedited, and challenging content. this is not a safe space. where do we fit in America? is this the America we were promised? what SHOULD America be? this space is dedicated to everyone who deserves a space. we are publishing for a week: July 4th – July 10th.

black and white photo of woman in black clothes with her back to the camera, wearing a white knit cap standing in the snow in front of trees

Feijoa Dreams by Ana Martinez

Things that didn’t stop the car bomb from going off near my grandmother’s house: A gentle childhood nestled with tucked-in nightly prayers and teddy bear kisses, framed by high ceiling

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When Did I Know? by Maple Scoresby

As long as I can remember, every star that shot across the sky, every birthday candle I blew out, came with the silent wish that I would wake the next

crow in flight

The Crows Remember by Alex Grehy

My grandfather once shot a crow for the simple crime of stealing peas – he hung the body from the canes as a warning to the others. Already dressed in

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