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Read Poem: Concho-Pharmacology, by Mara Katcher

where are my pearls that leave a powder behind? they come in a plastic clam with seven opening chambers, I wash them back with a tide of tap water, so they settle inside my stomach and make me into a … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Self-Assertion, by Gary Beck

The desperate need to differentiate oneself from regular citizens was once done by wearing a social garment, zoot suits, pegged pants, motorcycle jackets, disheveled jeans. Social responsibilities changed. It was no longer sufficient to dress differently. Body art, piercing, gaudy … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Journeys of Mortals, by Toyin Sebastien Ajimati

We are born eventually knowing that we will die, Yet that reality brings fear, faith, infatuation and a mystic that is unmatched in our existence, From scriptures to sacrifice we are godless to what is to some a God requirement … Continue reading

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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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