Wednesday, July 24, 2024


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An up-close photo of pile of three lemons

Citrus Gardens in the Winter

Do the swings dangle empty in the wintertime bereft of the hands which grasped the twine
Thrift Shop by Danielle Deculus for Where it Hurts by Dalia Levanon

Where it Hurts

Tell me where it hurts and I’ll fix it let me catch the rose petals before they fall to the floor

I Need a River

"what if i am an ocean / and she is a river?"
Bleeding taken by Gianna Goldfarb for Ode to My Mistakes by anonymous


“That pain, / That lesson, / Gave me scars / That settled into my skin”


“Sometimes it seems like my mental health can be so overwhelming”
On Belonging and Unbelonging By Anonymous - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

On Belonging and Unbelonging

Is it possible for me to belong among others without truly knowing who I am? Or is belonging an unattainable goal?
Did You Know That an Apple Has 95 Calories by Dahlia Matank - Photo by Sonja Lippman

Did You Know That an Apple Has 95 Calories?

“I thought that the Apple would be enough.”
Enter: Watershed by Anonymous - Photo by Sonja Lippmann

Enter: Watershed

"Doesn’t she know? It’s all for the scale."
Pirkei Avot by anonymous

Pirkei Avot

Who is wise? One who learns from everyone.

A Word Other Than Girl

“Some words have reached a point where they become more than a combination of letters.”
On the Mend by Anonymous - Photo by Caroline Koppel

On the Mend

"I tell myself I’m whole"
The Last Rose by anonymous

The Last Rose

A musician’s first death: the last hurrah.
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