Kahini Magazine

kona largeWelcome to the gallery of Kahini contributors.

Please pour a glass of wine and enjoy work from all over the world in many different voices and genres. Submit work.

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Poetry

Somali
Me & My Music
Nasiim Abdi

In Mekelle, Ethiopia
Danait Asfaw

How We Count in the South
Erin Belieu

Stealing Fruit
Genevieve Betts

A Day of Thrush Songs
Anita K. Boyle

The Chamber of Maiden Thought
The Promise of Apoocalypse
Allen Braden

Nevada Rain
Close
Jennifer Bullis

Sling Words
Dianne Butler

Furnace
Michael Daley

City Bus, Route 15
Jennifer Fandel

Falling Light
Lorraine Ferra

Selfie
Andrea Givens

Junior Broker
Chris Green

What Was He Thinking My Grandfather
Samuel Green

Poem
Western Illinois Tug-Of-War League
Catholic Church
Eric Greenwell

The Restlessness of Cattle
Toni Hanner

Tatuajes/Tattoos
La vorágine, The Vortex
Mp3
Jorge Fernández Granados, translated by W. Nick Hill

Hexagrams 44
W. Nick Hill

Magic Hour
David Holper

The Feast
Demeter and Persephone in North America
Kathryn Hunt

Culture, Religion & Hair
Stay Strong
The Way Life Goes…
Ilma

Making a Fire
Betty Kaigo

To Live
Elegy
Ilya Kaminsky

King of the Real World
Kurtis Lamkin

Magpie Rain
Postcard to My Aborted
Miscarriage
Sacrament
Jenifer Browne Lawrence

Play of Light
One Art
Wayne Lee

Cafe At The End Of Time
Gary Lemons

Eavesdropping on the Stars with Atlas Eclipticalis*
Ellaraine Lockie

Dream Fragment on the Eve of My Beloved’s Wedding
A Hole in the Ice
Unsleeping, 3:25 am
Timothy Liu

Tableau d’Haiti
Tim Mayo

Driving to Work on a Thursday in October: Tonight You Will be Camping at the Coast
Because a Baby is in One Arm
Rachel Mehl

Walking a Friend Through, and Finally Out Of, an Abusive Relationship
Wairimu Mwangi

Society Mimics
Nandutu Eva

Ceilings
Nancy Pagh

Shadow
Afterlife
Tish Pearlman

Moths
Paul Piper

The Constellations of Slate Belt, Pennsylvania
Sean Prentiss

Fish,
Sam Roxas-Chua

Postcard From the North Shore
Tamara Sellman

Compensation
Nahid Rachlin

Flies
Bill Ransom

Alaska
Marion

Laura Read

Beach Peas
Cake and Bread
Lois Rosen

Clued into the geometry of slip
H1N1
Antony Rowland

Quiet
Michael Schein

A Horse That Shits Fast
The First Thing to Mind is Death
Derek Sheffield

Tonight
Ssegujja Ronald Ssekandi

Dakini with Flutes at Ugyen Choling
There is Nothing You Cannot Ask of Me
Kim Stafford

Paradigm Shift in the Pacific Northwest
Christine Swanberg

The Cu Chi Tunnels
George Such

A Note to the Dead
Meredith Trede

Frosting
Blue Light 57
Play
Rosemary Volz

Tudde Ekka (Let’s Go Home)
Wamala Emmanuel Ssonzi

Wake
T.J. Wiley

What the Old Griot Said to the Young Politician
Patrice Wilson

How She Comes to Understand Her Baptism
My Mother and I Visit the Place She Gave Birth
Bedtime Story
Maya Jewell Zeller

 

Fiction

I Hate That Window
Nasiim Abdi

My Childhood
Danait Asfaw

To Have and To Hold
Charisse Flynn

Home
Netumare Getahun

How Women Mourn
Anne Germanacos

108 Worldly Desires
Kathie Giorgio

The Dishwasher
Andrea Givens

My Grandma’s Last Story
Khemendra Kamal Kumar

Winter Blooms
Juniper Street
Shreyasi Majumdar

Young In Fall
Megan Miller

Fleeing Fat Allen
Donna Miscolta

When It Is What It Is
Robyn Parnell

Seagulls in the Storm
Thomas Phillips

Noe
Deborah Poe

My First House
Ninweh Polus

Xmas
Bill Ransom

Water Children
Midge Raymond

Archeology After Dark
Jean Ryan

Adorned
P. Shaw

A Pilgrim and Stranger
Jennifer Springsteen

On Vacation
Starting Over
Offshore Winds
Elizabeth Thorpe

Patch Kit
Kathryn Trueblood

Home-Grown
Raksha Vasudevan

El chiclero/The Street Vendor
María de Lourdes Victoria, translated by Martin Boyd

Silence & Silhouettes
J. Phillip Walker

These Things That Save Us
Theodore Wheeler

 

Nonfiction

House of Nails
The Snow White Men of India
Sayantani Dasgupta

Joey
Andrea Givens

Lessons In Kinyarwanda
Lee Gulyas

Hot Oil, Monsoon Rains
Rebecca Mabanglo-Mayor

Accident on Mulholland Drive
Lindsay Pyfer

Sisters
Nahid Rachlin

At the Margins
Cecilie Scott

Without You, Sister
Jean Paul Sekarema

Kwibuka
Mutoni Shadad

My Prejudices
Dennis Vannatta