Meditation

by Ian Tang When you leave your cave, The light will be softer than when you entered, The bats that dart from wall to ceiling will have found a place to rest, The cacophony will individualize and recede. Over time, The upward […]

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Musings at 2AM

by Isadora Petrovsky My ex didn’t believe in essential oils But I like the smell Cold brew coffee with agave Ice with a shot of milk Slips down my throat with antidepressants Never thought I’d say that Also didn’t think I’d be […]

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Coronavirus Days

by Samantha Scarito  It has been two weeks 14 days of almost isolation  336 hours of some stress some peace 20160 minutes of waking and sleeping Over a million seconds of unfamiliarity, change Let me tell you what I miss dearly I […]

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Remembering Duality

by Kylie Brown In fifty years, when we’re all looking back on 2020, everyone will have their own story.  When my peers are telling their grandkids about quarantine,  When scientists and researchers have accomplished far more than a virus vaccine, When this […]

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Once Upon a Time

by Samantha Scarito I dare to live in the day dreams Of alternate realities and possibilities The life I thought I signed up for A future I saw as structurally mine Nobody prepared me for this existence In which I tense and […]

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A Collection of Entries

by Nicholas Frank This year has been a crash course in all things destructive. As much as I want to be a force for good in a world that fuels hatred, it’s not possible when I ignite that fuel and burn myself […]

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999

by Melkisedec Faton I want to pull ideas from my mind with ease to illustrate concepts across blank canvas With the brushes of individuality and free thought To write the pinks and blues that describe me for me In the name of […]

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Autumn Reflections

by Evelin Figueroa Lush foliage forms green lace above my head I look up and behold  Light that spills and drips like  forgotten bath faucets  and bubbles that burst and pop Warm, crisp autumn air Kisses the skin I’ve scrubbed almost raw […]

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Emerging

by Emmanuella Agumba I am Emerging  From the dirt, so brown  and grass so green.  I am growing big and strong  like the oak tree.  I am growing  past the blood, dripping  from beneath the ivory knee. Saying “I can’t breathe”, They […]

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