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April 2020 ISSUE

The ThoughtBox

This episode features “The ThoughtBox” written by Tlotlo Tsamaase. Published in the April 2020 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/tsamaase_04_20

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April 2020 ISSUE

The ThoughtBox

The ThoughtBox sits planted to the wall next to the distribution box. It’s a slim, expensive hand-sized model that you brought home (stolen) for our anniversary. I heave out a breath. Relief. You step into the kitchen beaming. You’re happy. Happy is good. You have a gorgeous smile; I don’t want to turn it into [...]

December 2019 ISSUE

Eclipse our Sins

This episode features “Eclipse our Sins” written by Tlotlo Tsamaase. Published in the December 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/tsamaase_12_19

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December 2019 ISSUE

Eclipse our Sins

I pray to You, Mother Earth, Mama Earth, Mmê Earth:
Sun, hide your eye, eclipse your birth from our sins.
When Climate Change came,
It tore into Your womb, Mama Earth, sodomized it
—and we watched.
We stood and watched You, Mama, crying.
Still we didn’t listen:
We were the wildfires
The sky’s mouth was [...]