Category: Poetry

The Girl with the Short Brown Hair

If the world was quiet, then you would be able to live without worry

Where Did Their ‘Love Bug’ Go?

Rachel Zaytoun “Come ‘ere, Love Bug!”  It was supposed to be fun… It wasn’t She’s told “you’re so golden” She can’t stop hurting others or herself Everything she touches turns to stone Seems as though she’s incapable of perfection   What happened? Where did their… Continue Reading “Where Did Their ‘Love Bug’ Go?”

The Mythology of Music

Shakira Qian Remembering creates meaning.1 We expect pleasing haromines, not      j                                                               … Continue Reading “The Mythology of Music”

My Eyelashes

Avery Wood My eyelashes are angry with me.  I stayed up too late, forgot to take care of them.  Forgot to clean them, be grateful for them.  Most days I’m ok, I go about my normal day, it’s routine.  I use them, without knowledge… Continue Reading “My Eyelashes”


Lindsey Carter We lose Half our lives Sleeping. Dead, but breathing, But sleep is necessary, So we must. We waste Our childhoods In institutions That imprison us, But education is necessary, So we must. We spend Countless hours Trapped in various cubicles, Working, stressing.… Continue Reading “Time”

Longing for People I’ve Yet to Meet

Ava Kate Wall My happiness exists within the people that lie between reality and fiction. I’ve marveled at them since I was a kid,  often wishing to meet them in my dreams. They became a family of fighters, one I’ve always considered my own.… Continue Reading “Longing for People I’ve Yet to Meet”

Infinite Cavern

Ava Kate Wall I wish I had adequate enough words to describe the hole I felt. Maybe you filled it. Maybe you left it bigger than before. . .  all I know is that each time your words cross my mind, I feel it… Continue Reading “Infinite Cavern”

The False Mirror You Created

Ava Kate Wall I will never understand what I’ve done to deserve the pain I’ve felt,  the pain you’ve caused. I’d like to think that I was worth more to you than unsent messages and unspoken words. I molded myself to you in hopes… Continue Reading “The False Mirror You Created”

Silent Spaces

Ava Kate Wall What is there to say when no one hears?  To be heard is to be understood, but I live in a world with deaf ears. No one hears, no one understands.  That leaves a lot of silence between me and people.… Continue Reading “Silent Spaces”


Lindsey Carter When I was a kid, I thought it was weird to wash clothes right-side-out. Why would you wash the side of the cloth that doesn’t touch your body? I thought it made much more sense to wash clothes inside-out, So that the… Continue Reading “Inside-Out”