Monday, January 18, 2021

Poetry

Our Final Song by Caroline Levin - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

Our Final Song

“Our voices echo on the winds of time.”
Slut by Rebecca Fields - photo by Ruby Stillman

Slut

Why does society tell women that if they are sexually assaulted, it's their fault and that they did something wrong to "deserve" it?
The Blue-Eyed Fellow with the Dark Slacks By: Rina Shamilov - photo by Elena Eisenstadt

The Blue-Eyed Fellow with the Dark Slacks

“He drew the stars with his eyes,/And with them, he mapped the syzygies”
Stargazer by Maya Rubenstein - Photo by Maya Savin Miller

Stargazer

“I didn’t realize I saw them as gods/’Til they fell”
Repittion by Aydia Caplan - Photo by Ruby Stillman

Repetition

“I count down the minutes between tears.”
What's a diving board? by Emmanuelle Sippy - Photo by Annie Poole

what’s a diving board?

"the moms swimming aren’t commemorated for risking their lives"
The Things I Should Have Said by Makeda Zabot-Hall - Photo by Molly Voit

The Things I Should Have Said

These are the things I wanted to say.
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.

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