Monday, May 23, 2022

Poetry

Unmoored From a Mother by Aydia Caplan - Photo by Lydia Miller

Unmoored From a Mother

“The city smells of thirst and untethered sidewalks. You are lost.”
American Education by Sylvi Stein - Photo by Hannah Rubenstein

American Education

“The survey says the kids are afraid.”
Becoming the Wicked Child by May Lafer-Kirtner - Photo by Danielle Deculus

Becoming the Wicked Child

“I am full of fire and this time it is not burning me down/ It is lighting me up.”
Dime & Emmy by May Lafer-Kirtner - Photo by Lydia Miller

Dime & Emmy

"I both miss her, and am over her, and am angry with her."
The Night I Wrote My First Poem by May Lafer-Kirtner - Photo by Hannah Rubenstein

The Night I Wrote My First Poem

"The night I wrote my first poem was the same night I had my heart broken"
The Struggle of Advocacy By: Lauren Alexander - Photo by Sonja Lippman

The Struggle of Advocacy

"If you cannot fight for yourself/I will fight for you"
When You Ask Me Why I Fight by Alexa Hulse - Photo by Sonja Lippman

When You Ask Me Why I Fight

“blood-stained sheets like a declaration of war”
Blue Sweater by Alexandra Cohen - Photo by Hannah Rubenstein

Blue Sweater

“Eyes the color of the ocean, blue like your sweater”
tuesday night on a street corner By Alexa Hulse - Photo by Marika Campbell-Blue

tuesday night on a street corner

“She is the one who taught me what love is”
To Take Apart a Clock by Naomi Komatsu - Photo by Lydia Miller

To Take Apart a Clock

"I saw myself taken apart, too and wondered if I wanted to be fixed.”
Pink Hair by Chloe Zitsow - Photo by Alex Berman

Pink Hair

“I am a girl with pink hair.”
lovers bites by Chava Adam - photo by Elena Eisenstadt

lovers bites

"they say nothing is original, but nature flies in my ear."
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