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Heritage and To Be a Beautiful Nightmare

BY DIVYA REDDY Heritage 1.34.1.34 billion people.Condemned to suffer, but not.At eye-level, you see animals, burns, and chaos,But look up to those living the modern life,The slight glimpses of order,The … Continue reading

March 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Reformation

BY ISABEL SU the seduction  eyes glint, dark and dancing in the candlelight: a single potent glance over a pale shoulder. an opposing set of blue-green eyes stray away from … Continue reading

February 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cola

BY CLAIRE SEELING-BRANSCOMB Ellie She put her headphones in and let the world dissolve. At that moment she felt empty, she slumped to the floor, and then, she ceased to … Continue reading

February 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Our World, Our Love

BY JAELA CHEN The world we live in. It’s crazy. The fights, the riots, the hate. Kids play outside while parents talk, kids of all colors and races. Black, White, … Continue reading

February 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thank You, Coronavirus: Lessons I’ve Learned While Social Distancing

BY RACHEL LICHTENWALNER March 12 was … something else. It was 5:30 p.m. My mom and I had just pulled into the garage from a shopping frenzy at Publix. I’ll … Continue reading

February 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Heir To Corruption

BY SYLVI WARSHAVER-STEIN and the daughter of the devil seeks the darkness in the dawn. she loves the color of midnight. she loves the silver taste of blood. tyger tyger, … Continue reading

February 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Never Understand

BY RAKEL OLIMAN I don’t know what to do. What do I do now? Wait for you? Words are so predictable coming from you. I know what you are going … Continue reading

February 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Clouds Are Overrated

BY SACHIN ALLUMS Clouds are overrated. If you took your fist and punched a cloud, it would dissipate and fly away. A cloud appears fluffy and looks like it contains … Continue reading

January 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Read a Bouquet

BY CAITLIN MUSICH, 2022 Dear Corona, I present you with this bouquet of flowers as I sit alone in my room. Now, don’t be flattered. All these flowers together don’t … Continue reading

November 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Let’s Dance

BY ANONYMOUS She stared into his eyes, watching as they sizzled with intensity. Holding back a snarl, she shot him a glare. “No.” “What?” His disbelief was a mixture of … Continue reading

November 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

For I am the Winter

BY DEBORA MERID I saw you across the room with her wrapped around you, you shining with your striking emerald shirt, like the beautifully taunting skin of a cobra clothed … Continue reading

November 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

The School Lawn, October 11

BY ANONYMOUS October 11, 2017. I stand outside on the school lawn while families swarm into the school building for Parents’ Day Weekend. The day before, I was glad my … Continue reading

October 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

What Are We Hiding?

BY YVETTE AGUILAR August 9 He hasn’t moved, or shifted his glance. I don’t think he ever will. He’s only a few feet away, but  he won’t acknowledge my presence. … Continue reading

October 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

An Infinite Abyss

BY SHREYA KHULLAR July 10, 1991 I walked to Elijah. He was wearing his signature beige trousers, harnessed by a pair of black suspenders. He sat under his cottonwood tree, … Continue reading

September 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Mountains of Love

BY ALBERT HE From the very first time I saw you in that adorable dress of trees,I knew you were specialThose flowing clouds of hairand that colorful, vibrant personality of … Continue reading

September 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Five Poems

BY ARDEN YUM mother tongueHow twisted is itto reduce language into a stringof sounds I don’t understand. To attach melodyto conversation, playing in an elevator. Goingup. My feet off the … Continue reading

September 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Girl of Class

BY ALISON SWANITZ She traipses down the hall like she’s made of glass. Delicate, an ornate work of art carefully carved and polished to stand out from the rest, to … Continue reading

September 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Different Types of Love

BY ALEFIYA PRESSWALA People always try to define the word love, but there are so many types and forms of love, there’s no single way to say exactly what it … Continue reading

September 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Amongst the Stars

BY JENNY CHEN The girl who gave me the universe In pale hands splattered with speckles of orange Her eyes mirrored the blue painted into the sky at 7 pm … Continue reading

August 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Mirror

BY ELISE BALDEMORE The mirror So prim and proper, Held the ghastly reflection Of a young girl Within its very glass. Captivating her She stared long and hard, Not able … Continue reading

July 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Maybe I Hate Your Poetry

BY LILLY SABELLA Maybe I hate your poetry and maybe I hope you drown in your metaphors if you’d step away from your word of black microphones and spotlights dressed … Continue reading

July 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Little Girl Made of Mirrors

BY HALEY HIBSMAN She struts shamelessly Why shouldn’t she She is flawless Every person’s dream But like us all she has a flaw She is made of mirrors She reflects … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Place With You

BY: GRACE FEELEY “Happiness is only real when shared.” -​Christopher McCandless Dear You, I went to the place we used to love today. I let myself relax in the cool … Continue reading

July 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Untitled

BY LIYA FOUCHE To you I’m only a body, something to temporarily hold your interest, you can make me feel so nonexistent. The way you distance yourself when things become … Continue reading

June 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Requiem XII

BY RACHEL DAI we trade stories into the night often on this swing set, like a pendulum. yesterday it was biff loman. today it is atlas: it began the day … Continue reading

June 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

An Ode to You

BY MICAELA FRANCIS The smell of your cologne, The sound of your voice, The smile that graced your face, It’s all I truly want. Your presence made everything make sense. … Continue reading

May 18, 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

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

Insatiable Pacific

BY GREGORY HIRSCH The love between Angelina and George was never to abate. George was not new to the feeling of love but ignorant when he felt it for another … Continue reading

February 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

What I Learned

BY ALLY I didn’t know what I wanted before I heard it. I didn’t know it was something I was capable of wanting until then. When I was told that … Continue reading

January 19, 2019 · Leave a comment