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Reimagine Seattle: Neve Mazique

A Scorpio At Parties BY NEVE “ZiqueBeast” Mazique-Bianco Seattle, Duwamish Land. You wrap me up in the blackest firs. And they said this was a white place. A cracker kingdom of icy interactions. This is an access reality illusion of traumatized passive aggression magic. In the 98118, our tamarind, coconut,… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: E.T. Russian and GV

Formulas for Fair Futures by E.T. Russian and GV ET and GV are friends and identify with a multitude of different communities. They have been essential workers in the same health care facility for over 15 years. They have provided hands-on care to their clients throughout the pandemic and have… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Jordan Alam

SAFETY A client walks into my therapy office in 2022, mask and vaccination required, and we talk about memories. We take them apart. We stitch together the ones that feel like patterns. Most importantly, we feel into them and sit through the discomfort of being transported somewhere else. Sometimes therapy… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Takiyah Ward

I remember my morning drive to Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School. We would always take the “Lake Way” known to most as Lake Washington Blvd. On those morning drives, I would study architecture. I would study the houses that lined the Boulevard and anticipate my favorites. I loathed mornings…. [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Kathy Nguyen

Kathy Nguyễn is a second-gen Việt American, just trying to hang out with her dog and figure out how to infuse joy and care into the spaces she occupies. She is committed to learning more about movements of liberation and how to build solidarity and coalition with others. Her approach… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Cleopatra Cutler

How to Tell if Someone Is Really From Seattle by Cleopatra Cutler When I was growing up in West Seattle in the 90s, the topic of “from here” was on the tip of everyone’s tongue. “Are you really from Seattle?” Six-year-olds would narrow their eyes and carefully weigh the evidence…. [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Brian Dang

prayer as a walk through Ravenna in the Winter by Brian Dang this city is notorious for the dark it’s true winter is a funeral for color we’ve all seen the chart:the grey. … [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Aleyda Cervantes

If I had to reimagine Seattle, I would have to think about the land first. I would have to think about the first nation people who have protected and taken care of the land. Below all the pavement, below all the construction and tall buildings, there are all these stories…. [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Evelyn Chow

“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” Arundhati Roy “Are you sure, sweetheart, that you want to be well?… Just so’s you’re sure, sweetheart, and ready to be healed, cause wholeness is no trifling matter. A lot… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Ching-In Chen

Breaths for Seattle after Tiana Nobile by Ching-In Chen in spite of gray days where sun gone missing in spite of burning-down rage and lonely ashes which haven’t yet re-constituted lives pushed out and spread thin I stay even though I’m hiding from cold wind breath even though your cross-day… [ Keep reading ]