Smokescreen by Virginia Laurie

Do you remember what you told me when you broke the cartilage of my comp notebook, the royal blue one with those speckles, the poems to your height, you...

Three Poems by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Chase the Squirrel, the Acorn The last time I held my father's hand,I was seven years old. Standing over the grave of a grandfatherwho was now reduced to continuous...

Closer to the Sky by Tori Collins

Closer to the Sky Now I can see my life with new eyes,leaving the east for the west,bringing me closer to the sky,close enough to feel cosmic drops...

Tomatoes Tell The Truth by Tom Squitieri

Tomatoes Tell The Truth No smell matches Just after a spray The water taken quickly The thanks immediate They tell the truth This universe of...

The Rain of Today by Allison Xu

Editor's note: This poem was a finalist in the the 2021 Gaithersburg Festival Youth Poetry Contest. The Rain of Today The sputter of raindropson the steel trash canbreaks the...