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Two Poems by Rodney Johnson

Evictions When she tells you relationships end like evictions That your love is bad religion   That you lost your way That she had to murder her messiah to...

Three Poems by Jennifer McKeen Rodrigues

End of Summer As she steps off the bus, I notice dried tracks on her cheeks. The sun was out today, waving through a cool autumn breeze with nowhere...

Two Poems by Zama Madinana

hymn for the world senzeni na when the peaceful sun is cloaked & assaulted by the grey clouds of war women & children’s intestines are blasted in...

Two Poems by Patrick Dennis Riley

just disappear hostile negative replyto unwanted brash actionsbrought on valid reactionsand refusal to comply. just disappear,she cares for you much too much. dangerous dark avenuesthrough her ultra...

Three Poems by Jonathan Katz

Bot Considers WorryBring out number weight & measurein a year of dearth.—William Blake I owe you some sort of apology.It was not my intention to...

Two Poems by Allison Petrilla

Made Everyday came a new mold she didn’tfit as a girl What could she change to make mistakes never stain? Here was she wrapped in a box...

Three Poems by Christina Linsin

What Should Be Depression is not always darkness.Sometimes it’s padded-room whitenessthe brightness of claustrophobic conversationsindivisibly linked, infinite shards and chips,an overwhelming push toward cleavers of...

Three Poems by Taylor Franson-Thiel

A Nuclear Family Manhattan in the summer,pretty to look at but sweltering up close.My uranium mother keeping all of us in checkin streets too small...

Two Poems by Shauna Shiff

Sunrise Each morning begins before night ends.The dog’s nose nudges her insistent hurryhurry! I can not wait! So in the dark, slow with sleep and still...

Two Poems by Lenny Liane

Escape Velocity Whenever clouds enshroudOrion’s hourglass of starsand the moon stays concealed,I feel a sadness, as if left alone. Yet how many times have I seen,in...

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Two Poems by Rodney Johnson

Evictions When she tells you relationships end like evictions That your love is bad religion   That you lost your way That she had to murder her messiah to...

Three Poems by Jennifer McKeen Rodrigues

End of Summer As she steps off the bus, I notice dried tracks on her cheeks. The sun was out today, waving through a cool autumn breeze with nowhere...

Two Poems by Zama Madinana

hymn for the world senzeni na when the peaceful sun is cloaked & assaulted by the grey clouds of war women & children’s intestines are blasted in...
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