Mixed Media from Sarah J. Sloat and Dina L. Relles

Stay Tender

"stay tender somehow" typed on a tan strip of paper. Behind the text, an ornate fountain.

Road Map

"the road map is a love letter" typed on a tan strip of paper. Behind the text, a black and white mountain and lake.

Yellowed Desire

"maybe love is yellowed desire" typed on a tan strip of paper. Behind the text, mountainous rocks.

Feminine Urge

"the feminine urge to put yourself last" on a strip of tan paper. It is collaged with snippets of gold paper, cutouts of illustrated leaves, and a seaside photograph.

Nostalgia

"could nostalgia for the future be called hope" typed on a strip of tan paper. This is collaged with white circles, red stripes, and a black and white photograph of a forest.
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Sarah J. Sloat is the author of Hotel Almighty, a collection a visual poetry published in 2020 by Sarabande Books. Her poems, prose and collage have appeared in The Journal, Tupelo Quarterly, Sixth Finch and elsewhere. You can keep up with her at sarahjsloat.com, on Twitter at @SJSloat and on Instagram at @sjane30.

Dina L. Relles’ work has appeared in The Atlantic, matchbook, Monkeybicycle, DIAGRAM, and Wigleaf, among others. She is the nonfiction editor at Pidgeonholes. More at dinarelles.com or @DinaLRelles.

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