Category Archive: Poetry

America: That Bold and Beautiful Girl…Through the World’s eyes By Anastasia Momoh

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In a courthouse down the street of Falah sat the Judge, the Jury and the common people. Stiff in their seats, faces grim as they waited for their suspect to arrive. How could… Continue reading

I Swore I Was Flying by Kyra Lisse

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For a second there, I swore I was flying, for I could almost reach the old oak’s peak. But then I was falling, and for that reason I never did understand gravity, or… Continue reading

Variations on an Israeli by Sararosa Davies

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I. The Kibbutznik   She is from where buildings pinch together the seams of hills– where wise winds catch hold of skin– and drying eyes put faith in almond hands. She is from… Continue reading

Weeds and Flowers by Tess Rauscher

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it’s not your fault that he’s not here. it’s not your fault that his seat remains empty, cold; that his dream of a far off city with bright lights, now lays unattended. it’s… Continue reading

Left at the Altar by Felicia Lowe

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I waited for you like I awaited death, I choked on your ghostly presence that hummed all around a broken air conditioner that reminded me of what disappointment felt like. Sometimes I can’t… Continue reading

Erasure Poem by Alyssa Zhao

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Paula by Isabelle Allende Listen, Paula, I am going to tell you a story, so that when you wake up you will not feel so lost. The legend of our family begins at… Continue reading

Bookchatter by Sophie Underwood

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Bookchatter / / 1. The filler words left on a page because the author needed to lengthen a book so they decided to write some more about that one meadow. Bookchattering / /… Continue reading