Poetry by Xandria Phillips
Issue 7 / Poetry

Poetry by Xandria Phillips

You took the knife out of my hands, told me I was worth your time and pursuit for my smooth bones encased in the marbled meat of the season. Continue reading

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Poetry by Haley Guariglia
Issue 7 / Poetry

Poetry by Haley Guariglia

Death dreams under the cerulean sky, poolside sun never sets on skin skin settles for the sun   sunscreen caught in the cracks carvings etched in blood   the pool, the palms, the widespread sky sometimes paradise withholds   hatches spare limbs and stumps lost my mind when I took a dip   a lifetime … Continue reading

Poetry by Gerard Ledley
Issue 7 / Poetry

Poetry by Gerard Ledley

Curious as a small boy I crept after him one of these small mornings without him knowing and watched him from a grove of fragrant trees take in the shore and the sea and the edge of the world unfold before him and it was then I knew. My father loved the sea most of all. Continue reading

Poetry by Lilian Ha
Issue 7 / Poetry

Poetry by Lilian Ha

Stillwater, MN. we ripped stockings into veils for a bruise wrapped lace around each finger, counting glitters painting one another gold in sweet roughness.   every first Monday we would explore caverns behind the attic shelf, read spells off music sheets sweep dust into sculptures and write them into song.   and when the Midwest … Continue reading

Poetry by Michelle Moore
Issue 7 / Poetry

Poetry by Michelle Moore

untitled  a handwritten sympathy card, delivered to her front door. her slender hands are flaky because the sadness has aged her, not the years. the phrase “she will never be the same” is crude, but she has no desire to break the surface. she’d rather take a knife to her own brain, creating bite-sized pieces of the torment, especially for us to taste. … Continue reading