Staff Picks

Bethany C4 days ago
Three, Two, One
Three things you see. I see the failure I have become, represented in the textbooks I have failed to open in months. I see the hopes and dreams held since I was a child slowly seem more and more out o...
K. M. Strong13 days ago
LSD Reflections
Your mind makes use of every hour Like learning to use a new super power. Retrieving my sanity in the shower, It felt like being reborn. No use making sense, no use resisting. Your consciousness strai...
Thomas Owens21 days ago
So Far, So Good
One time, I was told to line up. Our ties were removed by absent hands with long, bored fingers and inspected... then, we washed dirty steel liars as November Christmas parties dwelled, with dutiful s...
Haikus on First and Otherwise Meaningful Kisses (Pt. 1)
Dedicated to the last person I kissed. 1. (2007) On stage, in a play "I kiss my grandma like that," said the director. 2. (2008) High school and trashy, we kissed by the boy's bathroom. It was my firs...
Leigh Fishera month ago
Lost Wind
she is used to this it has always been like this wind gently dancing in through the windows she was lying beside him, her eyes darting across words emblazoned upon an air purifier sitting unhelpfully ...
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Melynie Ferrari2 months ago
Spring Peepers
Their voices bounced back and forth amongst the birches. The swampy water sucked my feet into a silty stew. I waded through the water waiting to hear their chanting cease. The end was near but not nea...
Noah Hagedorn2 months ago
500 Miles
I love you So such powerful words that carry so much weight in this world. It’s like their sheer utterance have a physicsl weight that can be measured A statement so worthy of being looked out for tha...
GARY DEAN2 months ago
BrewDog
To quench a real thirst There is one beer I turn to first It's the delectable liquid nectar From the brewery we all get set to Go and be merry while drinking a brew The best drink you could make from ...
Josh Flannagan3 months ago
The Ivy Now
The Ivy Now Am I not allowed to kill the ivy behind my home? Am I to be mistook for someone without the Wherewithal to free myself from a beast so constrictive? In truth I only remember the land that ...