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Straightened My Life, by Wesley Hesketh

I walked a crooked path in life, sinning every day. Drugs my meal of fun. Hiding in them to get away from all the pain and suffering. From birth to fourteen I was physically and verbally abused. At fourteen, I … Continue reading

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My family doesn’t make photo albums anymore, by D’mani Thomas

My family doesn’t make photo albums anymore. Just dirty carpets, prayers and missing posters in every unsaved number. Just recipes of triumph in scar tissue, diabetes medicine splayed out next to a tower of peppermint candies. Like god is praying … Continue reading

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Unrequited love, by Elizabeth Kagai

I’m not so acquainted with the language of love, So when you went off topic, you lost me I fell, Fell in love, Fell for you But worst off, Lost my eyes in yours, Not so sure yours in mine! … Continue reading

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Read Poem: the perks of being real, by Karah Wilson

in high school i wanted to feel like charlie did in that tunnel on a drive with the people he loved most in the world. i wanted my life to be like a coming-of-age film where everything and nothing felt … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Hope To my Green Eyed Gems, by Abbigail Elijah

Another tear travels down my face And soaks my pillow Oh what tears must meander down your cheeks too!. . . Motherless children, I wish I could explain, I wish you knew. I look at myself, deep beyond the eyes … Continue reading

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Read Poem: CONFIDENCE REMINDER, by Ingrid Gilbert

Allow me to remind you a little something about confidence, now can I: Confidence starts by action making; Then evolves in a deep rooted feeling; And eventually becomes a part of your entire being. Hence you start taking action, You … Continue reading

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Read Poem: THE END, by Sobaby Onwane

The end, like this; Red colours and sirens Handcuffs as I walk in Moving to my cell I heave a sigh of deep relief Today my demons won Tonight my exorcism will be complete Officers and Wardens Still unaware of … Continue reading

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Read Poem: When I’ll meet him, by Damini Mudholkar

When I’ll meet him, My heart will beat 100 times faster Like getting close to a rollercoaster. That time will froze too, In this world like, it was made Only for me and you. And then I’ll hear it. My … Continue reading

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Read Poem: The Apostrophe Catastrophe, by Richard Havenga

Some people’s use of the apostrophe is a catastrophe, but you’re not among those writers, because your skills are more refined. It’s not that hard, really, to remember when and where to hang this little hook: dangling up there joining … Continue reading

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Read Poem: WHY I WORRY ABOUT MY UNBORN CHILD, by Roxana Cazan

Because the Oklahoma sky also stretches Stippled with wind-bruised stars. Because a Pakistani-American doctor came in shuffling paperwork and ultrasounds. Because the ocean dipped as bodies were being pulled out of water. Because I wake to feel you squirming, like … Continue reading

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