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Fallen by Gameedah Riffel

[tabby title="Poem"] I died once. My wings fell offAs I was carried further and further down. My light extinguishedAs I slowly became a part of the ground. Withering away until I was no moreWith only one particle left,That particle being...

A Longing of Home: The Homeless Trinity by Makhanda Senzangakhona

[tabby title="Poem"] For a roof over our headsAnd a blanket for our nightmaresPavements for our pillowsFrom refuse bins our daily dietDwellers of the streetSame in addressEqual in our ragsSiblings of necessityStill we strive between usFor a morsel of senkgwacrumbled chips...andflesh...

House Demon by Brett Dix

[tabby title="Poem"] Every house has a devil that inhabits every level: from beneath the foundations to the roof. It knows every lie, every truth, and observes every sin that is committed in the private gloom of every hidden room. The...

Litany by Louella Sullivan

[tabby title="Poem"] Swimming words Swim through bathtub plugholes Stained with wetness of my world Lukewarm in their light They lick off sweaty shower walls Swell like fertile soil on my hands Swimming words Swim through rhyme-rusty taps toward the void...

Holi by Rishan Singh

[tabby title="Poem"] The children are here to play and trick each other, and people come to pay respect to the ones and things, they care for. For without this day, all creatures hide under mattresses, like unknown strangers. A family...