a poem by Sofia about learning to love every inch of herself this past year
A year in review, 12 reader & editors picks for blog posts you just can’t miss
Art films, chocolate coffee, cozy sweaters, and more to love from December
Chapter 4: “So I guess my heartbreak is, she had to stay across the country. I left her.”
Capturing grainy VHS short films about heartache, loss, and moments we can never get back
If you’re a rat and a snake you can’t be friends because one day the snake will get hungry.
Reader Submission: I’d always get the question of “But, where are you from?” or “What are you?” and after explaining that I was a Nigerian and Lebanese mix, I’d get the “That’s so exotic!” remark.
Excerpt from Messy Mag 2: Candid interview with young actress and artist, Stefanie, as she tells the story of how she found authenticity, vulnerability, and empathy with herself and her work
That may be why I consider you so perfect – you may not even be real.
What scarred me about sex, and where to go from here