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Medusa by Lee Evans

[tabby title="Poem"] MEDUSA Don't gaze in the mirror, my love--Whatever that mirror may be.A fable will blind your sweet eyes,And turn you to stone as you grieve. When you crave impossible things,Remember the price you must pay:Conceiving yourself, you conceiveYour...

Be Like Us by Onachi Isiofia

[tabby title="Poem"] Be Like Us We didn’t have to tear her apart, because the monster did it for us.Back then she was the golden girl.Perfect body, perfect family, perfect friends.But the monster knew it was all a facade. The body...

Undervalued by Onachi Isiofia

[tabby title="Poem"] Attach a price tag to my body.What would I be worth?A crumpled dollar bill abused by negligent hands?Or a fine wine, whose bitter fruit is craved by pious tongues?Either way, I would be undervalued. For the same world...

Centreville by Lee Evans

[tabby title="Poem"] CENTERVILLE Seven pink flamingos,one for each day of the week,smirk at every passerbycommuting through your town. Every Halloween they don,(just for the “hello-ween” of it!),those ghostly pillowcases cutwith holes for their painted eyes— mimicking trick-or-treaters,who wander on their...

Look Up by Alice Curley

[tabby title="Poem"] The sky is permanentOur troubles are notLightning piercingThrough the darknessReminds us to fight fiercelyFor the light in our worldWe have not lost it yet [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Alice M. Curley is a poet living in Boston, MA. She...