Escapade by Jordan DeGaetano

Picture yourself in a boat on a river With tangerine trees and marmalade skies I grasp Izzy’s hand too tightly as Beatles music encapsulates the crowd. I’ve never wanted to…
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The Heart by Rebecca Mendel

I. The Madness I’m not strumming along for your sympathy. Cow bells rattle in my ears. Please, do not listen to them. I should have known it would go like…
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Look by Reagan Smith

The trees wave at me When I'm not looking, And the clouds open When I can't see. And the light flickers The less I breathe. I hear the footsteps Of…
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snow by kai holl

“i’ve never seen snow” she tells me i tell her “it’s like dandruff falling from an overused brush, tossed aside” she says “that’s very poetic” and laughs it sounds like…
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Zeniths by Jon Hoel

        "What do you do with the mad you feel?" Mister Rogers asked I split cinders in fists Grimace at my mental pulchritude I wear the arms…
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Marlboro Reds by Katherine DuVal

I had just filled my head with cement, grey and cracked already under the pressure of, “Please, please, my parents are asleep— Don’t make any noise.” I shut my lips…
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Her by Alex Romano

I could write a poem about daffodils. I could. I could write a stupid poem about daffodils. And it would be sad and heart-string-pulling and have a strong anecdote to…
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SET it in ASPIC by Julia Daly

You watch as a fork and knife are slipped into the depth of the cooked veal, and you are reminded of original sin. You hear the tender voice of your…
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Fugue by Julia Daly

Doctors said she was the owner of problematic post-synaptic endings, she heard layered noises—birds pecking at tree bark, and picking up pieces, of forests to build nests with—sounds remorselessly penetrating…
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Tiny One by Kimberly Murphy

jabbing toenails into the wet clumps of cold sand while grains cling together under the opaque brim squished and jabbing into corners beside the young, pink, tiny one’s skin. The…
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