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Flaws by Tasmiyah Oumar

[tabby title="Poem"] Oh, my dear one, I wish to bare all to you fore you decide to wed me for I am afraid your love will fade unlike these scars. Look, I have stretch marks on my thighs on my...

Twin Flame by Jacqueline Robinson

[tabby title="Poem"] When will it end This aching in my soul The tears run dry never to fill this void How can it be that you were sent to me, Perfect, such a sweet melody. Life without you just isn't...

Likkewaans by Brett Dix

[tabby title="Poem"] Likkewaans are water lizards marked with dark blotches and yellow spots. You often see them up in dead trees that are partially submerged in dam water. I once kept one as a pet and observed its serpent tongue...

For I have learned to be content by Bernadette Richards

[tabby title="Poem"] I am cut from opposing shapes From St. Helena to the army defector From the teacher to the old-time gangster Even legend-ended grandparents who are often subject to the figurative avalanche I am cut from a people Who...

An old mourning by Hazel Tobo

[tabby title="Poem"] Humans are not places to die Yet many are times we lose our breaths In the arms of the ones we cherish Let summer rains fall on behalf of tears You have shed many in the mourning Daybreak...