Category Archives: Poetry

Thunder and Lightning

by Olivia Warren I’ve seen you in the indigo of Mr. Smalls, foggy behind my breath on a starless November night, and under the Friday night fluorescents of Mt. Lebanon…

In the Form of a Call

by Elise Zavadak Death—who knew it came in the form of a phone call. At 3am, the ring ring ring resonating, bouncing, searching. Finding a

Sleep

by Shannon Ward When it sees me coming, it runs off in the other direction like a child evading bath time. It has a new hiding place every night, where…

O M G

by Sally Ramirez Why is she laughing so loud? Need attention much? Who invited her to this party? Why doesn’t she just leave him already? Like, doesn’t she get that…

two birds, deceased

by Maggie Yankovich today I saw two birds, robins, on the road, flat and dead. the first had its wing fanned out, stretching for the other’s beak, brown and bleeding,…

The Ocean

by Alison Taverna She wants a poem. She wants it happy. I tell her happy doesn’t sell. What I mean is I’ve never felt the heel-kick, skip of a moment…