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...

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...

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...

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...

Poems and Photos by Naomi Thiers

Naomi Thiers grew up...