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Sarah Williams

May 2, 2013

I feel like someone's taken a rock And shattered the glass case around you Which was keeping you perfect and unmarred In my sight So nothing could ruin you. But now those pieces of broken glass Are piercing you And the...

Spoken word

Lainie Rowland

May 2, 2013

The crass irony that emerges From a mouth so masterfully placed On a person so very calculated That no word can go to waste. Gentle corners turn up at edges Not so gentle anymore Sharpened angles seem to seem At keener...

Fire

Audrey Rowland

May 2, 2013

She tosses a log onto the dying fire, reviving it in a shower of sparks and recoils, afraid of what she fed. Flames lick greedily along the dry wood, threatening to devour it, the house, us, if it could. Its prison door is...

Frigid: A Prose Poem

Kyle Smith

May 2, 2013

I don't think that I've ever before wished for something with so much of my being as I do now. I long for the dead of winter, when all is gray and the air is mingled with my visible breath. When the trees are on the brink of collapse,...

Guardian

Lisa Jenkins

May 2, 2013

As I comb your hair I can't help but long to Snip off a bit. A braided bit of your yellow locks, Your long, cared-for tresses. I would tuck it into A safe-box, a carefully-guarded home; I would close it up in my locket,...

Color Me Mine

Shira Buchsbaum

May 2, 2013

What's your favorite color? They ask it's an ice breaker and it's a terribly difficult question for only four words The rainbow, I reply Because I'm afraid that by picking a favorite the others will get jealous and we...

Hallways

Shira Buchsbaum

March 20, 2013

You don’t look at me as we pass in the halls You used to though We’d make eye contact and you’d wink with a wicked grin I’d blush and lose my train of thought because we had a secret this glorious, delicious...

Hi, My Name Is

Hi, My Name Is

March 20, 2013

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