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Poem: Reusable Crinkled Paper

By: Dr. Ernest Williamson inebriated moments, with course adulteries weighing heavily on the belligerent dandelions given to me; by those romping varicose hands of yours. last winter the flowers were melting in my palm and burning with seditious lies, hovering…

Poem: Seven

By: Dr. Ernest Williamson I’m seven again; video games aren’t just games they are works of wonderment; feelings of calm before the fireworks in July at Grandma’s house. beauty is more than oblivion  of youth. it’s in my rapid fingers abusing the…

Poem: The Crematorium

By: Priya Anand A structure that is a portal into another world An obsidian silence wrapped within its confines Soles coated with carbon particles Carry the DNA of those that have passed Nano souls unwilling to break away from this…

Poem: the fragrance of love

By: Linda M. Crate i like to wear the thoughts of stars and trees on my sleeves, but no one understands they all scoff at the ideas that flutter like butterflies through the sun filled forest of my soul deep…

Poem: the cure i cannot have

By: Linda M. Crate my love for you is random and unexpected seems too excessive when her lips are the ones that kiss you to sleep, and still i long to be your ocean the one that washes away your…

Poem: broken doll

By: Linda M. Crate sun drenched hair ocean washed heart soul of flower crowns she shoulders memories no one else can bear, and sometimes when she cries the walls tremble with her as she falls vertigo rising everything sounds like…

Poem: How can it last?

By: Nicole R. Sander Please, please, please tell me, I want to know. How can you expect anything to last, throughout this series of moments in this journey that won’t end. After now, right now, everything has shifted. Just an…

Poem: Departing to Arrive

Veiled behind the impassive sunglasses Your eyes may not be able to sting my heart And fetter my legs from going away But your body language snaps at me As I push the luggage trolley to the security check Struggling…

Poem: Blue

By: April Mae M. Berza The womb of the words could not give birth to this longing Let me caress your shadow now that I’m missing you. Shades of blue devour my heart as I awake this morning Now that…

Poem: Like rings around Saturn

By: April Mae M. Berza Like rings around Saturn my love will encircle her; not knowing she is the planet she stays away from me. Her prison sky locks her away from my reach, away from me, she cannot seem…