If Not Us, Who? If Not Now, When? - Mins

ISSUE TWO:
SEPTEMBER 2020

Letter from the Editors

Dear readers,

Issue Two features amazing work from writers and artists around the world; as always, our mission is to celebrate and share creativity. Currently, our team has several projects in the works– we are excited to see what the future will bring! To keep our letter brief, we would like end with a reminder that submissions to Issue Three are now open, and as always, free. Again, we thank you for supporting our journal. 

    Happy reading!

Enjoy the Issue,

~ Michelle, Editor-in-Chief

ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

it’s not the same (from Keshi’s “Always”)- Quynh Nguyen
it’s not the same (from Keshi’s “Always”)- Quynh Nguyen

Quỳnh Vy Nguyễn is a photographer based in the Bay Area. She generally shoots portraits, but also loves experimenting with digital collaging.

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Geometric- Aryan Adoni
Geometric- Aryan Adoni

Aryan Adoni is a 13 year old who lives in Bangalore, India. His hobbies include playing soccer and cricket, and his drawings feature geometric patterns.

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Geometric- Aryan Adoni
Geometric- Aryan Adoni

Aryan Adoni is a 13 year old who lives in Bangalore, India. His hobbies include playing soccer and cricket, and his drawings feature geometric patterns.

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If Not Us, Who? If Not Now, When? - Minseo Cha
If Not Us, Who? If Not Now, When? - Minseo Cha

Minseo Cha is a high school student in Jeju, South Korea. Deeply interested in the environment, she is currently leading the Environmental Studies Society at her school that explores, combats and educates the local community about diverse environmental issues. The society has raised awareness of environmental crises by holding pickets, publishing articles, and organising campaigns and competitions. She is also the founder of Sustainability, an environment magazine that strives to make our world more sustainable. She hopes that publishing her work through Flare Journal can expand her passion for the environment to a wider audience.

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PROSE

COMING OF AGE- 
ILANA DRAKE

THE DAY THE RAIN CAME- CHANTAL KIPANI

THE GRASS IS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE-
YONG OOI

POETRY

JUST AN OTHER- 
NATALIE ROOTS-NOWAKOWSKI

URSA MINOR & TORTOISE AND HARE-
SAM BARBEE

QUIET FEAR-
SOPHIA LEE

14TH JULY & SOUTH COMMON- LIBBY TAYLOR

ANOTHER PERSON & ANY OTHER WAY-
ARIANNA SEBO

BLACK ICE-
BARBARA DANIELS