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A New African Story by Paula Puolakka

[tabby title="Poem"] Who erased the original and ancient ritual sites?Who destroyed the unique art pieces of many tribes?Who took away the freedom for people to express their heritage?Who forced them to wear matching clothes and outfits?A new African story is...

A Trap by Paula Puolakka

[tabby title="Poem"] In Latin,the name Paula is the feminine form of Paul,which means the small one.However, in Finnish,Paula is more than this fragile body:the name derives from the word paula(/paʊlʌ/),which means a strong laceand a trap. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Paula...

Beneath the Surface by Paula Puolakka

[tabby title="Poem"] A kind facehides the traceof sadness and pain:beneath the surface,the jolly womanis grieving overthe man who neverhad the chanceto hold her hand. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Paula Puolakka (1982) is a Beat poet, writer, and MA (History of Science...

The Lord of Time and His Nymph by Paula Puolakka

[tabby title="Poem"] Telepathyprevents apathy:it's a silent symphonybetween the lord of timeand his nymph. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Paula Puolakka (1982) is a Beat poet, writer, and MA (History of Science and Ideas.) In April 2021, she won the second prize in...

Art is Thieving by Paula Puolakka

[tabby title="Poem"] The art of thieving isthat art is thieving.A novel is somebody's bike,and a fellow writer decides- out of pure jealousy and envy -to take the tires and fit them intothe frame of his vehicle."Wow, the details are beautiful,"says...