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Category Archives: Poetry

Alone and Where It All Began

BY GABRIELA RODRIGUEZ Alone Driving alone my eyes on the road. An endless trail of snow makes me feel all alone. I can’t help but remember that cold night in … Continue reading

May 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Wishing Upon a Midnight Star and a Story

BY RILEY VILLONE Stars flying past, Moving onward fast, A wish I’d like to make, But it’s a silly thing to partake. My dreams still gnawing at me inside, Wishing … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

I Am a Woman

BY STEPHANIE CHRISTIE You complimented my kindness, my ambition, And left me hopeful for this romantic ignition. I was infatuated with your heart, your mind and your soul, You made … Continue reading

April 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Melanin Queen

BY AMBER JACKSON Melanin Queen Do not let them tell you what to do For it is your body, And you choose what to debut Melanin Queen Do not be … Continue reading

April 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

She Is

BY NICHOLAS LARIVIERE “She is… a suffering, whirling, phantasm of blood, staining the sky a thousand effervescent shades of violet. Bruised purples and anguished oranges stretch luxuriously from the radiant … Continue reading

April 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Ultimate Price, Reality, Countdown

BY VIOLET VAN FLEET Ultimate Price Save me from this. It hurts, The way this emptiness burns within me. Counting down these infinite days, Until I shall see my beloved … Continue reading

April 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Reality & Viva la Révolution

BY ELIZA MAHON Reality Life Hope Light I try to hold on It slips It falls Down Down Down Darkness tries to suffocate it It cries out Help me Help … Continue reading

April 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Love

BY MALIYA BROOKS SIGHT – Love looks the way a bare bush decorated in winter frost looks. It looks like a twig engulfed in an icy coating. It looks like … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Shower

BY ZOE PASKEWICZ a flick of the wrist, and the water turns on like the electrons fired on in his head or at least the idiot ones did valves of … Continue reading

February 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Her Mind’s Eye

BY ALEX MESSINA She had no name, no voice. The world had no recollection of the little girl with the big, brown eyes. They saw her as the girl with … Continue reading

December 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Empower!

BY ALINA HUSAIN What is a memory you hold close to you from when you were young? One of my first memories is of my parents being threatened with a … Continue reading

September 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

if i die in a school shooting

BY LAUREN SHEPERD if i die in a school shooting i will become a statistic my name will be forgotten and i will live forever as a number alongside thousands of … Continue reading

August 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Portrait of Dr. Gachet + two more

NATHALIE M   Portrait of Dr. Gachet, painted by Vincent Van Gogh   A straw nose struck by wanderlust, ventures from the concerned brow. Dr. Gachet, did you mind sitting … Continue reading

August 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Storm of the Heart + three more

BY CECILY LOWE   The Storm of the Heart   The darkness That masks these crystal skies Is the shadow Of he who is devine. Relentless tears fall, As lonely … Continue reading

August 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

blue…

BY LAURA CUNNINGHAM one, i love you, two i cannot help this hope, the geese spill the season from the river, you don’t look up you just stay squinting and … Continue reading

July 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Why?

BY RYLEE KUHN Why does everyone hate me? What did I do? I look through the window at everyone else and all I see is beauty. I can’t tell them, … Continue reading

July 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Black Lives Matter

by Nina Shepherd “Black lives matter,” Well, I have to admit. The first time I heard these words I thought they were silly. I couldn’t believe that after all these … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fading

BY KAI SHERWIN   I’ve heard tales of a statue. Once the grandest in all the world. Crafted by the finest laborers, with the strongest stones from Myanmar, Now it … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

nobody wonders nor asks if the streets hide a wood + Two More

BY PATRICIA TANG   nobody wonders nor asks if the streets hide a wood   nobody wonders nor asks if the streets hide a wood− maybe the asphalt is a … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nights and Days Without You, Brother + One More

BY TAYLOR BURGIN   Nights and days without you, brother   I must learn to be careful— and what I mean is it’s the absence of you that matters,   … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Slink

BY PARISA THEPMANKORN About the Author Parisa Thepmankorn is a 17 year old writer from a small town in New Jersey. She writes to not only express herself but to … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pancake Batter Lips

BY ZOE NELMS   It’s not easy loving a loser like Johnny His goatee looks like coffee stains on stubbly skin and he talks funny, walks funny, acts funny when … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Islamic Struggles

BY EMILY GARROWAY   Mass shootings in twenty fifteen left hundreds dead. ISIS is to blame; at least that’s what many said. It started with Charlie Hebdo earlier this year, little did Parisians know … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

65 m.y.a. + Three More

BY ISABELLA TURCINOVIC 65 m.y.a.   Light comes to catch wing arthritic ends hardened similar to  Pachycephalosaur. Crown for the reptile a head ever-changing, no three species. Ditto for Triceratops. … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Damps Days + Three More

Damp Days   Rain in the corner of my eye, drips down the glass. The rain catches my eye, dripping down the glass, making a mudding mess of the green … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bulimia

BY ALYSSA EDWARDS   My name is Bulimia. I am your struggle. I will haunt you, eat you alive, Make you suffer. You will be looking in your mirror, Wishing … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Rotational Pull of Gratitude + one more

BY BRYAN MARTINEZ   The Rotational Pull of Gratitude   Heroes are made from their actions. They don’t need special powers Nor super strength. All they need is the desire … Continue reading

May 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Empire of Mind + Three More

BY JOEL ENAMORADO Empire of Mind My mind is a society buzzing in technicolor. Its skies are saturated, gluttonous children, painted in mislaid lilacs and sapphire. They cry gold, showering … Continue reading

April 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sleeves + Replay + When I Was Younger + Letter to my Future Daughter

BY KIARA CARTER Sleeves They ask quite frequently why I wear my sleeves so long Till the point it can almost touch the tip of my fingers It’s not to … Continue reading

April 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Five Poems

BY DAKOTA SHOEMAKER   Forever Your Vassal   I am tired of being tired. You have stressed me to the extent of resentment. Helped pick my skin raw, searching for … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · 2 Comments