Poetry & Fiction

Tenement Skies

By: Santos Taíno Santiago   I WAS BORN IN THE GHETTO SURROUNDED BY TENEMENT SKIES CROWDED BY MISFORTUNE A STORY OF MISERY AT EVERY DOOR A STORY OF HOPE ON EVERY FLOOR LOOKING BACK AT […]

Poetry & Fiction

Processing Thoughts

By Margarita E. Pignataro   I don’t understand What part of “it’s a mistake” I didn’t understand?   I don’t understand What part of “it’s not gonna work” I didn’t understand?   I don’t understand […]

Poetry & Fiction

A Rebuttal

By: Spencer Schwartz   When shows on PBS run short                                   Another told his history They often fill the time                                               A childhood of abuse With poets reading poetry                                           Who wants to know of others’ woes […]

Poetry & Fiction

Depression

The author of this work wishes to remain anonymous but asks readers to understand that depression is not a choice, and we all need to take a closer look.   Go kill yourself, she said […]

Poetry & Fiction

Father and Son

By Joanna Good   Jeff watched his wife prepare for their son’s arrival. Alicia went all out, cooking, cleaning, and clearing the boxes they stored in Michael’s old room. She wore jeans, a plum colored […]

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Poetry & Fiction

Annals of a Yes Man

By Anthony Molta   It was around 3 p.m. when I realized what was happening. I couldn’t be sure, though; there wasn’t a single clock in that church. The organist was playing some loud, familiar […]