I Love You – Selena Kwok

Selena Kwok

May 15, 2019

“I love you” Those fake words I hear everyday From a fake mouth Filled with fake pearly teeth Using his fake eyes To draw me in to his fake love When I have everything except love He stood by me but then...

One Hundred – Bianca Teves

Bianca Teves

May 15, 2019

(1, 2) 3 sure. let’s see 9, 10, 11 eyes red on december 7 but it’s friday and i will go. gladly winter 11… 12… 13… seconds become an hour, quickly 20 simultaneously! - 21, 22, a little after 6:30 do nothing...

Seasons of Change – Jessica Mirkin

Jessica Mirkin

May 15, 2019

A Poem for a Friend November came and turned my life inside out, Complete mayhem, chaos; I was through All had felt hopeless, it was simple better to lie about it - That was until I met you. December came and you became a clo...

Bouquet for Ophelia – Brett Bogner

Brett Bogner

May 15, 2019

Alive: O dearest Ophelia, how pitiful thou art, First falling for Hamlet like a hapless pup, For he hath betrayed you and me as a diet is betrayed by a tart, Proving himself to be a true buttercup. Yet thou must have followed o...

Cha-Ching

Ava Ferrise

February 28, 2019

I see your signs on my walls. You demand to exist more, But there’s nothing I can do. High demand, low supply. I lounge in poverty and isolation. He works all night and day. I live alone, afraid of the world, So I ...

The Pool

Melanie Gunin

February 22, 2019

All day long at the pool, Instead of at school. I'm having so much fun, Instead of getting work done. All day long I'm tanning,  Instead of my planning.  I need a lot of rest,  Because I did my best.  I am certain ...

The Storm

Sarah Kaplan

February 22, 2019

The storm was steady with the rain People went by it on the train  The storm moved slowly  But increased quickly  People watching it from a plane  The kids jumped around  Their clothes turning brown  The day was c...

Clock Shop

Christpher Zhuo

February 22, 2019

A shop was present in the middle of the woods Clocks were sold when the manager was in the mood Tick Tock Tick Tock Tick Tock The sound was the sound that came every day There were all types of clocks, to keep you at bay Ti...

One In A Million

Amanda Lopez

April 9, 2016

Amanda Lopez I’ve always been told I’m just one in a Million, one of those that stick out like A sore thumb on somebody that wears Their scars with pride. But I’m not a scar. I’ve always been told that...

You’ll Be Okay

Amanda Lopez

April 9, 2016

Amanda Lopez You’ll be okay. Tell the evils you’ll rue the day. When they try to bring you down, Show them you can turn the situation Around. And when they try to take you down, Don’t worry, the sol...

Solitude

Jessica Filippo, Author

January 5, 2016

I find something beautifully soothing about watching headlights drive south from a bus window. I enjoy reading books and gazing out the window when the weather matches my mood. I believe there is something romantically poetic...

My Bag

Marissa Klass

December 9, 2015

Marissa Klass It started out as a literal chip on my shoulder a heavy bag carrying all my dreams, my fate resting on my  weak body. I took my bag everywhere, as if it were my second skin, I felt empty without ...

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