Author Saquina Karla C. Guiam

Saquina Karla C. Guiam is from the Philippines. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Transcending Shadows Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, The Fem Lit Mag, Outlook Springs, Crab Fat Magazine, and others. She is the Roots nonfiction editor of Rambutan Literary and the Social Media Manager for Umbel & Panicle. Her website is http://isling.weebly.com.

Poetry
Haram
By

Flesh, unblessed / rendered unholy with no mourning
by man as the knife descends / cracking open the architecture of bone.

Poetry
The Killing
By

Now think / of that house / up in flames / not immediately / not sudden as / the snap of a finger / but like / a cold front / sinking into your skin