Monthly Archives: June 2019

Read Poetry: War Cry, by Megan OKeeffe

Don’t open my door if you aren’t going to close it when you leave Are you listening to me? I deserve respect no matter my size or shape, just like everyone else I am not some object to conquer or … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: The Fall, by Lucy FitzGerald

A cloud of smoke haunted us until an empty gale blew it away A susurrus of dead leaves and poison dioxide I sat silent benchside cess benchside sycophants A ménage à trios of social decay And while I was breathing … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Found, by Iddris Nya

Good night! I dreadfully feared this phrase. As it reminded me dark was nigh; All after years of hiding myself in the quicksand of sin. Ignoring all chances of redemption and sticking to my old grave plan; “Live, marry and … Continue reading

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Read Poem: TEARS, by Pallavi Deepchand

Walking through the rain, I try to forget the pain. I try to ignore the sting in my eyes, because I know a strong girl never cries. I begin to run, run from my fears. But I am followed by … Continue reading

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Read Poem: The Lectern’s Rise: Life Goes Ahead 2, by Lawrence Mathebula

They frown a lot and say, you don’t belong But days with them my God here still prolongs; Each beat the swift pulse in it, fire flies ‘Gainst throngs that wind louder that, I should die One happyless, unfortunate human … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Exile, by Sujoy Bhattacharya

Post modernism was polishing posterior part of civilization . A raven raised its bruised beak to battle with the ugly bestiality . A bovine call disturbed the desolate domain- traverse tranquility. I was standing on the bank of Yamuna full … Continue reading

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Read Poem: No Matter Papa Repents…, by Matthew Scott Harris

Every blasted acrimonious misdeed aye indelibly perpetrated affecting ye and the Punim for life hounds me doggone soul night and day venomous wrath torments, strangles, racks… every bone in mine entire body suicidal ideations haunt every waking and sleeping hour, … Continue reading

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