Saturday, June 19, 2021

Poetry

64 Argyle Road By Orly Berkowitz-Henkin - Photo by Marika Campbell-Blue

64 Argyle Road

“Sally, he spoke softly in the kitchen, because the kids were watching television in the next room and he didn’t want them to see him struggle to stand.”
On the Mend by Anonymous - Photo by Caroline Koppel

On the Mend

"I tell myself I’m whole"
Brain on Life by Anonymous - Photo by Maya Savin Miller

Brain on Life

"I try to understand this confined brain / Waiting for her to untangle”
of Felled and Fallen by Anonymous - photo by Zoe Oppenheimer

Of Felled and Fallen

“If no one heard it, did the tree even fall?”
A Missed Connection by Adina Solomon - Photo by Marika Campbell-Blue

A Missed Connection

“Finally, Finally, I arrive: A holy golden wall with growing weeds and notes crammed into crevices.”
Learning to Pray by Miriam Cory - Photo by Marika Campbell-Blue

Learning to Pray

“A dark blue thread shining/Against the white.”
Nothing Grows in the Garden by Molly Voit - Photo by Caroline Koppel

Nothing Grows in the Garden

“Watchers sit in my presence/ Their eyes rolling back and forth/ mourning the ruins they thought weren’t theirs.”
Spring by Reyna Perelis - Photo by Marika Campbell-Blue

Spring

Nature has the power to rejuvenate even the coldest, harshest feelings and mend the wear and tear we accumulate over the bleak winter months.
Parking Lot by Riley Fisher - photo by Zoe Oppenheimer

Parking Lot

“she wants to takes her time to enjoy the night/instead her knuckles turn white”
Women Lost in History by Becca Miller - Photo by Sonja Lippmann

Women Lost in History – A Villanelle

“Let not these heroines go unseen”
Masquerade of fear by Emmanuelle Sippy - Photo by Sonja Lippmann

masquerade of fear

“this is an inner struggle”
21st Century Amidah by Jamie Klinger - Photo by Zoe Oppenheimer

21st Century Amidah

“Each curl mapping my past and identifying my tribe as Yael, she who is strong, who is powerful, she who will protect with life and death.”
21st Century Amidah

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