Category Archive: Poetry

The Butterscotch in a Batch of Mints

By Alise Adornato The creases and lines outlining the map of her face clenched and releasedMy grandmother, the sole vivid image, laughedLike a banchee in the wildLike the helium released from a filled-balloonHer… Continue reading

Getting caught in the the rain

By: Abby Coffey We want to run, they disagree We become free Too hard to contain Oh, to feel the luscious rain Laughing with glee Oh, how nice it is to simply be… Continue reading

To The Future Me

By Andrew Liu This is a spoken word poem I originally wrote during the Writer’s and Artists Festival with Jamaal May.I do not know you yet. Because it is the you that will… Continue reading

pledging allegiance to half the flag

By: Sejal Sangani disclaimer: this is a spoken word poem but ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ pledging allegiance to half the flag i pledge allegiance to the LGBTQ+ community, to rainbow flags, and to the pride parade,… Continue reading

It Will Matter What You Learn

By: Anjali Dhanekula I scroll through my feed and I see #niawilson and kids locked in cages And I think how can this happen in this country This place I call home, this… Continue reading

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By: Emma Gerber Sonder And suddenly I saw the stars through my ceiling The streetlamps on my street I saw the cars whirling by The ocean and the forest The universe in my… Continue reading

Un-French Poems

by Vala Schriefer American in Metamorphosis I have yet to see my French breath emerge from my chapped lips on a cold Rennes morning. I have yet to feel the pulse of my… Continue reading

Definition Poems

by Emma Gerber Sonder And suddenly I saw the stars through my ceiling The streetlamps on my street I saw the cars whirling by The ocean and the forest The universe in my… Continue reading

The Train Pulls into the Station, a poem

by Katie Doherty I know that the train has pulled into my destination, but I can’t help but stop to admire her beauty. she stares into the leather bound book opened in her… Continue reading