In line with the theme of our third issue, Heritage, Zo Estacio beautifully explores the intersection of the past and present through vivid imagery.
dodging rainwater to keep socks dry, uniforms yellowed
throughout semesters, the creases donning the years. the world, our
world bigger than our beliefs, we have always been an annotated
culmination of all the things that came before and after us— but we make
our own ink, craft tenderness out of mothered mythologies
etymology as rich as blood town of angels we know
how to crawl out of the soft depth of the darkness, we have taken it
upon ourselves to meet the sunrise, roads lined with history &
the buildings know us more than we know them. it’s a holy intensity—
navigating the vein of streets, we only need art, a beat & an alphabet to live.