Hand in Hand – Selena Kwok

Selena Kwok

May 15, 2019

Before we had begun to speak, I held your hand. Before we had begun to learn, making gifts was our main concern, Before we had begun to make friends, it was just us playing in the sand. Before we had begun to learn of...

A Gift of the Present – Chloe Wu

Chloe Wu

May 15, 2019

“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain” -Vivian Greene ---------------------------------------------- To wait for the storm causes anxiety and worry The more one waits,...

Left Behind – Rahul Trivedi

Rahul Trivedi

May 15, 2019

Change, all around us wherever we might be, In the people we meet and in the places we see, In the things we touch and in the dreams where we’re free, Change, is that our last plea? Time passes fast and society moves on. Life...

Mother of Abominations – Luke Nestorowicz

Luke Nestorowicz

May 15, 2019

Mother, mother, I love you so Drunk with wine atop the scarlet beast The only mother that I know Drunk with blood of saints deceased Drunk with wine atop the scarlet beast Seven heads, seven mountains, seven kings Drunk...

Butterflies – A. Ferrise

A. Ferrise

May 15, 2019

Always expect the unexpected Look for the signs, For they are written Deep within the lines. You know it’s here When the winged creatures Release themselves from cocoons And reside in your brain. They creep and crawl Mind...

There Must Be Something – A. Ferrise

A. Ferrise

May 15, 2019

There must be something Out there in this world for me. There has to be one bit of it for Yes, I, the daughter of poverty. There must be something Like a yard with a mile-long lake, A large, marble mansion With a white...

The Story of Roy G. Biv – A. Ferrise

A. Ferrise

May 15, 2019

There’s a rushing fire, A grand desire For power and force Your heart is beating like a drum as anger fills your blood. There’s a smile on your face As you leap around with grace You lay under the sun, Determined...

Appearances Often Are Deceiving – Michelle Babiy

Michelle Babiy

May 15, 2019

(A Response to Chaucer's Prologue) ********* There was a husband A most compelling man Charismatic, loving, and full of flare But soon his love transformed to pain The man had nothing left to gain The restless nights and carel...

Regret – Rahul Trivedi

Rahul Trivedi

May 15, 2019

Tick Tock Tick Tock, Time passes by before our very eyes. From the start of 12 AM on every clock, Till the “everlasting” light finally dies. Sometimes I wish we could turn back time, Maybe take back the things I said...

The Aisle – Gianna Tricomi

Gianna Tricomi

May 15, 2019

From Ophelia's Perspective The weight of my once dry clothes pull against the ghostly pale of my skin, sinking me deeper and further from the light of the world that has now grown dark. My lungs no longer search for the air...

Ophelia’s Lament – Chaitanya Kadimisetty

Chaitanya Kadimisetty

May 15, 2019

Fathom not, dear friends, love is but a curse, Risen from the beginning yet with no happy verse Be physical, my love, with tokens and gold For you, some aloe, so that our love may grow old My only daughter, drowned in her...

Ophelia’s Ballad – Chaitanya Kadimisetty

Chaitanya Kadimisetty

May 15, 2019

Hard to understand, yet easy to see, My love for thee shall never leave, Chrysanthemums red and fiery as his blood Giveth Prince Hamlet, with affections aflood Returneth not my affection, returneth not my glee For at every...

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