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Read Poem: The Past Ain’t Obsolete, by Isiah Lea

Master your metric Live by your code Some hearts just twisted Most stuck stone cold Petrified then replicated Stoic and configurated Equity no justice Colour ain’t liberated Black a shade Confusion parade Kinda like how we treated each day Cant … Continue reading

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Harmony, by Sierra Anastasia

Music bleeds from my gums, Filling my mouth with bitterly sweet songs. Albums sizzle on my taste buds while Lyrics gag me. My throat swells with melodies Turning my body into a pool of notes. Voices nest nuzzled in my … Continue reading

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ABANDON LOVE, by Joanne Rowe

So rich man you think you’re gonna survive? Leaving the rest of us to die. Buy your ticket to outer space, watch the rest of us spinning in space. You measure time by your own insignificant place Mother Earth is … Continue reading

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DEATH OF NOISE, by Shiela Denise Scott

You play music, Loudly, No respect for the silent type, You own the blocks peace, Thug life, selfishly You deal to the fiends, Turning corners at all times, Loudly they scream, Interrupting peace of mind, Gang life never resigns Prosperously … Continue reading

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Am I dreaming, by JiR

Look, Here she comes. I look at her and ask myself, “Am I dreaming” It feels that way, Sometimes… I wonder if she feels it too. I think she does. What we have cant fade, I tell myself. She tells … Continue reading

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Comfort Me, by Saar Arreola

I hav a body I hav a soul But I’m not of this world I don’t belong People are tainted And mislead I’m always gonna be wronged Where’s the love and compassion Where’s the kindness and joy Theres jus death … Continue reading

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Slow Motion, by Hannah Else

Genres: Love, philosophical, relationships If I’d only one wish I’d wish for time. For all our hours to roll into none so we could finally bask in the glorious moments for longer than they last. I’d want the minutes to … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Scribbles from a Smudged Page, by Dr. Rumana Sinha Sehgal

Two halves .. inked on its fading yellow With Crinkled words being fugitive to it. They speak of one such day and in reminisce A drop smudges it with the colours of black. Reflecting their presence That articulated into the … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Death’s Love, by Tiffany Pennywell

I didn’t care That he held the power To cool my defenses Death’s cool touch opened a part of me That I never shared with anyone And even in his deep dark sadness I saw a gleam of hope As … Continue reading

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Read Poem: MERAKI, by Dina Jael

The fixation of my hands is upon the soil beneath me. It calls me to nuture it, thus I immerse in its moist nature. Even the worms collaborate in this messy downward journey, softly lingering through my fingers. Dirt and … Continue reading

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