Julia Giese – Major Events: A Collection of Poems

Fourth of July Red, white and blue, Three colors as bright as they could be. A small tricycle, A little girl that was as vibrant as a firework. The neighborhood was full of laughter, A fond memory that will never be lost. Family and friends gather, To celebrate great accomplishments. Nighttime was the best, The neighborhood was never going to rest. The sky was filled … Continue reading Julia Giese – Major Events: A Collection of Poems

Grace Georgitsis – “From When I Was” (A Collection of Poems)

Ta Dákrya Tis Afrodítis (The Tears of Aphrodite) My great grandmother was fourteen When the delicate string of pearls piled into her palm, Palms washed of residue built up from a long day in the kitchen, Washed the steam accumulated from the boiling pot atop a barely kindled fire, Cool like ice from the water of the island’s only stream, Both of her slender hands … Continue reading Grace Georgitsis – “From When I Was” (A Collection of Poems)

Zoe Shelton – A Collection of Poems about Classic American Character

A Horse Given No Name Deep in the myth of the night I found you, and you were mine Completely and totally broken down by dust I will raise you up again and you’ll be whole Have you gotten used to sleeping outside? Where we’re going you’ll be coated in cold. I have no plans, but you’ll carry me Over every plain I choose to … Continue reading Zoe Shelton – A Collection of Poems about Classic American Character

Hannah Lynch – “Beaches” & “A Scattered Seed”

Beaches Barefoot in lands far from my home, Earth touches Earth in those realms unknown. Heaven’s waves whisper against my ears Lost anamnesis from some distant years Nauseating and repulsive, a terminus of loam Reminding me of direction, wherever I roam. The weary bottoms of my feet are torn by the sand And sea goddess hair courses through my hand; As I walk eternally toward … Continue reading Hannah Lynch – “Beaches” & “A Scattered Seed”

Mason Daniels – A Collection of Poems about New York City

Jamaica Station It all started here We, confused and scared, move as we turn to, what seemed to be safe, an assuring officer. There is a simple, yet complicated question to be answered, that is, “Where is home?” I know that we are far from home, But home takes up a new meaning when in a new place This place is what we will call … Continue reading Mason Daniels – A Collection of Poems about New York City