Cover Photo: RJ Eldridge
RJ Eldridge

Miles Runs the Voodoo Down

“You listen when she looks at you this way, to her eyes if not to her words.”

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My apartment is probably flooding. FYI.

What the fuck is going on?

take off your shoes for the place where you are standing is holy ground.

Social emotional learning,I wish I wrote that,


If someone stole the words to a poem you wrote but didn’t copyright and had no record of it, and then displayed the poem somewhere, but didn’t credit it to you, how could you prove the words were yours?

When all you got is a hammer.


ha sa fi yah

cre ate love de ziyah

take you hiyahhiyah

to the world

you belong



What’s real to one person is fake to another,


RJ Eldridge is a writer, multidisciplinary artist and educator whose recent writing appears in Kweli, wildness, and Propter Nos, among other spaces. Learn more about his work at