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Does it Really Matter?

Does it Really Matter?

Sarekha Singh   February 8, 2024

Does it really matter?  In the grand tapestry of existence.  Amidst the deep conversation,   There is a longing for love.  A longing for stability.    Does it really matter?  As...

Let Us Go To OZ

Let Us Go To OZ

Gloriette Mojica February 8, 2024

In the tangle of life, I once believed,  Heads cocked from birth, as I perceived.  Boxes to check: one, then the other,  Layers deep, like a switchboard’s cover.    People unaware,...

Running

Running

Pablo Guevara December 6, 2023

Running   We start by walking   But for him it was   Nothing   Distance was the goal  It was easy for his soul   Running   They said he had to run  In all different...

Painting a Canvas

Painting a Canvas

Gloriette Mojica December 1, 2023

In the tapestry of life, strokes impure,  Imperfections woven; our tales endure.  Once we chased perfections fleeting light,  Now in flaws, we find our truth, so bright.    Expectations...

Where Im From

Where I’m From

Sujey Villeda November 20, 2023

I am from Silly-Bands,  from fidget-spinners to Shopkins.  I am from Justin Bieber,  from “Baby, baby, baby, Oh!”  I am from a childhood of color, with grey undertones.    I...

You

You

Sujey Villeda   November 20, 2023

The value of life.  A value we undermine,  A value we overlook,  A value we don’t appreciate.    I look around and see all the lives lost.  The lives of honor,   the lives...

Unknown Stories

Unknown Stories

Anonymous November 20, 2023

Roaming the gates,  light fills the early morning air. Flags spread out: red, white, and blue cover the floor.  Flowers placed carefully as I smell the morning freshness.   As the ceremony...

Uncle

Uncle

Carlos Garcia November 17, 2023

Uncle has always been a funny man:  a man of dance, joy, and drinks.   This man whose passion for joy spreads,  is no ordinary man.   He is a man of death,   violence and gore.   He...

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Those who Lay 

Anonymous November 17, 2023

As I walk onto the site,   to the flowery aroma of the field,  I step foot onto the mark of a beloved: one of honor, bravery, and passion. There lies the leader of the people:   the...

Uniform

Uniform

Jonathan Baker November 16, 2023

Uniform graves of people  in uniform. Neat, tidy,   well taken care of.  Unblemished, spotless, perfect.  Organized mathematically,  even down 6-feet under.    Air saturated...

No Name

No Name

Jennifer Woods November 16, 2023

I have never been to a cemetery. But I would imagine one feeling sorrow. Unease being surrounded by the fallen. Some stories bittersweet, some depressing. Overwhelming scents of muddy earth and...

The Dark Soul

The Dark Soul

Caleb Martinez October 31, 2023

I wander endlessly  All I feel is anger and hate  What was I in my old life?  Did I ever live before?  What am I?  What is my purpose?  Why am I alive?  Why do I exist?  Why...

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