Sunday, July 12, 2020

Poetry

Too Jeweled by Rama Lapidus - Photo by Molly Voit

Too Jeweled

Through a poem, Rama takes a closer look at privilege and how it can shape your identity.
Vitruvian Woman

Vitruvian Woman

Taking a look in the mirror, Aydia braces herself for the inner-critic.
What it is Like to Have Anxiety by Marin Gold - Photo by Maya Savin Miller

What it is Like to Have Anxiety

Marin crafts an emotional poem depicting the challenges of living with anxiety.
Wishing for Butterflies by Naomi Komatsu - Photo by Alex Garrow

Wishing for Butterflies

"Fluttering, paper-thin, murky brown wings...Tickle the inside of her stomach."
Another Day by Ada Perlman - Photo by Ruby Stillman

Another Day

By today's standards, "another day" means another terrible wave of loss and pain.
Persephone by Mira Trachtenberg - Photo by Phil Dolby

Persephone

"Perhaps she wasn't taken...Early in the night..."
No Name by Rebecca Norman – Photo by Seth Sawyers

No Name

What do you do when everyone around you is trying to bring you down?
Shield Yourselves by Elena Eisenstadt

Allow Me to Paint a Picture of the Siren

Her two forms circle like the seasons: Maiden and Monster Deceptively innocent beauty; Brilliant guillotine danger. Life and death incarnate. She is the Maiden, the dream, Cloudfar sunsets, radiant; Aphrodite...
Letters of 1934 by Emily Char

Letters of 1934

Two women in different parts of the world question where God has gone as the Holocaust looms before them.
Hope Together by Talia Zames - Photo by Aliza Abusch-Magder

Hope Together

The Western Wall can be a beacon of hope and pride to every Jew who needs a guiding light.
Concrete Windows by Charlotte Daniels

Concrete Windows

What do you see when you look through a concrete wall?
Pretty Boy by Ava Weiss - Photo by Aliza Abusch-Magder

Pretty Boy

A writer examines the inner conflict we deal with when it comes to abusive relationships...

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