Browsing the "Poetry" Category

First Unbroken Sleep

June 13th, 2022 | by Anna Laura Reeve

After four and a half hours of unbroken sleep       I feel like a swan  The ‘trying to


In Search of Sense

June 9th, 2022 | by Jamie Asaye FitzGerald

I kiss my children, not once, but as many times as I can before they pull away


Postpartum depression during a pandemic

February 15th, 2022 | by Amy Mattes

The house is living and breathing windows lifting curtains let old air out. An air between seasons. Her body is living and breathing open organs stretching in the


Promises

February 8th, 2022 | by Leah Ongiri

We open the door in the morning  It is dark and rainy like all morningsThe smell of wet earth rises like


History Lesson

October 12th, 2021 | by Margaret Elysia Garcia

(The president said Lat-tee-nex aren’t getting vaccinated because we fear documentation and deportation.  Demoralization. Department chair: don’t they realize they’re


Breathing Lessons

September 8th, 2021 | by Katie Hoogendam

My mother died of a lung disease,one that stalked her all my life. In kindergarten, I was pulled from class, taken to the hospital,


Praise to Bedtime During a Pandemic

March 16th, 2021 | by Ginny Wiehardt

Ode to lavender lotion, to the Alice in Wonderland recordedforty years ago, to my son’s drooping eyelids, my computer’s backlit keys, my tapping fingers tempted


Why he is not my little boy

March 9th, 2021 | by Wandajune Bishop-Towle

Too tall.  Born too late, too old. His eyes—lakes of day not brown like mine. He sings too high too loud in a


Advent 2020

December 21st, 2020 | by Ezra Stone

ONE: A wave of grief for everything that came before  Today, the clouds are like ribs, like my ribs close



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