Human Parts
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Human Parts

THIS IS US

What We Choose and What We Give Up

A New York City love poem

image by Jonannes Hurtig

I expected to come back to New York and feel like I felt at the beginning, when I got my first look at the city. Riding a train south from Rhode Island, I looked up, and there was Manhattan, the silver stilettos of the skyline regal in the orange sunset, an intricate Cubist brooch on the breast of the earth. The buzz…

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Savala Nolan

Savala Nolan

DON’T LET IT GET YOU DOWN: ESSAYS ON RACE, GENDER AND THE BODY | @ vogue, time, harper’s, NYT | UC Berkeley School of Law | she/her | IG @notquitebeyonce