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Read Poem: The secret Lover, by Tansy Roekaerts

Suffusion of sadness so tender, What I yearn for lies inside. In bed you await me, Together we will hide from those who think we have a choice Or that one day you’ll be gone. Believe you to be transient … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Around the block, by Lamia Firasta

It’s Friday and I’m passing the station But Right above the station steps Lies a young man standing Most likely in his twenties Trying to run away from life Contemplating the feeble jump. Only a few people notice One lady … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: Live Again, by Anika Anderson

Live Again, Anika Anderson Alive but not living Surviving but not thriving Wearing masks, hiding identities Controlled but not in control Conforming to roles, titles and positions Giving all but feeling empty The meaning of me lost A life summed … Continue reading

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Read Poem: The last words I ever spoke to my father, by Ross Vassilev

for Rossen V. Vassilev, Ph.D. 1952-2020 Tatko, are you hungry? Are you thirsty? Is the room too hot? Is the room too cold? Is there anything I can get you? Do you remember all our walks in the park? Which … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Old Flames and Fireflies, by RH Helm

The embers of an old flame Sparkle like a firefly The fire long since gone Random coals still clinging to life Not yet consumed by time Keepsakes of days Never to be recaptured Shared only in secret thought Now complete … Continue reading

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Read Poem: What is life?, by Vrinda Nair

An illusion or an introspection of our deeds We are puppets in someone’s hands Starting with aught and ending with griefs Restless souls, brooding over past Lost in the mayhem of snippets of life To be believed in nurturing but … Continue reading

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Read Poem: FOREST COMPOSURE, by Marck Riggins

Wing’s bright song staid forest realm Shrill, dripped notes from soft breeze staff Commandeered ear’s thirsting helm Had raised my sight to branches, aft Sweet ribbon air, thus quivered joy To penetrate ‘ere sonnance ran Imbibed each drop creature employed … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Breathe, by JoHill

I was born into a mess and although we protest changes has not come So I think back to where this came from and as I began to ponder my mind is left to wonder if this disease will ever … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Depression, by Jade Wankhruea

Depression… Is like being in a dark room that you just can’t get out of no matter how hard you try. No lights No windows No doors; There’s nothing in it but you and dark emptiness And it’s suffocating. So … Continue reading

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Read Poem: giving thanks, by Dan Brook

over the centuries indeed the millennia too little thanks giving too much thanks taking I give thanks to those who give thanks to those who give care and comfort to those who give themselves not to those who take lives … Continue reading

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