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Maine Gains— , by Melissa Chaconas

I tattoo in black ink the word relax (but w/ a S because S is nicer, softer than X marks the spot) in ancient text on fingers like henna I forget to go to the star, the extraord9inary special Jewels … Continue reading

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Darkening the sky, by Melissa Chaconas

Never a breathe Reeking puff Deep in rocky ricky their hum vibrates Her mind riven by loud thunderclap Her crimson groan and knotted hair Round a inexorable indignant beam sister-brother-yes cough w/disgust I know often remember or don’t the long … Continue reading

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The Oscars, by Melissa Chaconas

Robes, masks, carpets, sculptures Statues, like s Shakespearian Amorous play- party – the great Barrier is lifted- all purple Orange coral bones drift into the up… the accomplished shine in light their inner world below-is tall & become s their … Continue reading

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HOPE, by Twinkle Saluja

Life is a never ending vicious cycle And this is reminder from up above.. If there are toothy grins, they are always going to be followed by wretched and griefs If there are days bitterer than the gourd there will … Continue reading

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Come in; tread lightly, by Miranda Williams

Come in, But tread lightly on my aching heart Move slowly and let not your jarring laugh Cause it’s brittle edges to crumble Come in, But tread lightly on my breaking heart Understand that I won’t allow you to try … Continue reading

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Why are the Police so Mean?, by Gladys Muturi

My Fellow Officers I got one thing to say, “Why?” Why do you have to be so mean? Do you hate us? Are we that bad people? You say you guys are good cops but yet you’re acting like the … Continue reading

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Stand up and be counted, by Erica Donaldson-Ellison

Just because you say that: ‘It has to be like that.’ Approved, without conscience Driven by: uneducated criticism and stereotypical non consensual nonsense. A single dissenter can still rise Blooming, from the crowd And, say NO The chatter of group … Continue reading

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WHEN I’M FEELING BLUE, by Sahar S.

When I’m down and out feeling blue Just close my eyes, hand to hand and think of you Can’t forget smiling on your face, sparkling eyes Your kindness, your endless love, your emotion never lies We share times together, you … Continue reading

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TEMPTATIONS, by Denisse Perez

Feel I need you , I can’t lie But the morals don’t apply But I can’t fight what’s inside I can’t get you off my mind Thinking I should let you know That it’s you I want to show All … Continue reading

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LIFE, by THA.WriteHer

Sometimes we go through things in life And we don’t know why These are the facts of life sometimes we laugh and other times we cry God is always sending us messages To take a look at the life that … Continue reading

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