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From Ash: Taming the Phoenix, by Abdullah Kinan

Performed by Allison Kampf POEM: “Look up at the night sky and count the stars until daybreak; my love for life now exceeds both the number of stars and the time it would take. To traverse the horizon and navigate … Continue reading

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The irony, by Coco

http://www.poemsfromheartcom.wordpress.com/ What are you tryna do? I’m somewhat confused. Why are you on the ground, acting like you’re bruised? Why is it dat you seem to suffer? When I was the one who had it tougher. And even though I … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: CLAP, by Darell J Philip

Performed by Allison Kampf Windows opened Mum and I screaming at the top of our… You know, that organ which Mr Corona makes the point of his attack Our voices in unison with the carnival of faces Hand clapping together … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: What Will Be Your Legacy, by The P.O.E.T. aka The Anointed Pen

Performed by Allison Kampf By: Noel A. Figueroa (The P.O.E.T. aka The Anointed Pen) ©2020 When your book is opened, what will be read in the story of your life? What will be your story that is on display for … Continue reading

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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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Cold-Turkey Cuts, by Saleda Abdul

I’m somehow paler now than I was through Winter And ghosting when I’d rather be out toasting, Even if it were still out frosting Nah b, but I might just be lying to me, Cuz time is teaching me what … Continue reading

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Cosmogony, by Iuliana Pașca

I would like to tell you about my birth but how to start with no beginning? … Mother said I was born ahead of my time; I don’t remember, but I know I was there when I also gave birth … Continue reading

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Realize, by Ernest Roberson

If I could, I’d write for you a rainbow. And splash it with all the colors of God. And hang it in the window of your being. So that each new God’s morning. Your eyes would open first…… To hope … 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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Wild imagination, by Ezzy Callender-Braithwaite

My frontal lobe crafts a path to find an apposite residence ​ for the fields of lavender provoked my limbic system kindling fine motor skills to ​ zoom into high gear swerving over Mount Everest’s most southern hemisphere, ​ Plummeting … Continue reading

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