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Poems and Photos by Naomi Thiers

Naomi Thiers grew up in California and Pittsburgh, but her chosen home is Washington, DC/Northern Virginia. She is the author of four poetry collections: Only The...

Two Poems by Pacyinz Lyfoung

Yellow Whistles, 2021 Buttercups sway in the wind on wispy stems, tiny fairies in grass forests, chirping silently of meadows and woods seeking to escape...

Two Poems by David James

Our Pandemic Blues my friend Jack tells me aboutthis new syndrome called surge depletion. it’s likeour human batteries are running low after working so hard to...

Four Poems by Sally Zakariya

Sky Song Listen Up: Making Music from the Northern Lights – The Guardian, 12/22/2020 At the top of the North, Aurora hangs curtains of shimmering light across...

The Porch by Alexander Houk

The Porch Reddish-Brown are the screws buried beneath the porch Remnants torn down long ago, replaced by hard work Built on the backs of the strong Stood on...

Poem For a Guy From Work by Jasey Roberts

Poem for a Guy From Work I am sorry for not listening when you told me about your mom;Cancer is hard, and I was trying...

Four Poems by Jacquelyn Bengfort

Rhinoceros In these modern times, I confess to forgetting, on occasion,that rhinoceroses aren’t dinosaurs. Nor extinct—at least, not yet.That they live in this world, somewhere,...

Two Poems by Serena Mangat

Serena is a passionate poet and writer who lives in the Midwest. Some of her favorite hobbies include reading books and spending time in...

Two Poems by Dale S. Brown

FACE My face distorts and dances in the rippling water. And a goldfish floats through my nose. SCRAWNY KID Scrawny kid. Lean against your crumbling shack, And try to paint with...

Four Poems by Sara Cahill Marron

The Birds Busiest Before DawnNorth Carolina, January 7, 2021 America, can you still hear us? Caged, mournful,what songs echo empty streets after all ballotshave been...

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Two Poems by R.E.I.L.

Piece for PEACE For my grandmother (Feb 2, 1956 - February 13, 2020) I’m trying to find the right words to make sense or peace with...

Three Poems by Claudia Gary

Shadow Selfie Projected onto shalebut rooted in this planet,we long to countervailthe weight of sandstone, granite,and metamorphic rocks.We welcome paradox. Our presence is a maskagainst the...

Collections by Gail Atwater

Collections My childhood collectionsstamps from every countryplaced neatly in a booktiny porcelain cats in a boxand stories about their livesthat made sense Fifty years later, I...
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