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The Elixir

Alienation

  Maryam Qureshi  Burning stoveWarmth gently comfortsThe snowy day SilenceCreeping up stealthily Surrounds everythingThe effect of long sleepCold lullabies Trees dreaming ofReconciliationOld companions Cocoon inIsolation  Earth and SkyWrapping up in the oneCase of mystic fog

Astronaut

Carla Delgado  I feel as if I’m floating in spaceThe darkness surrounds me completelyI had no destination in mindWandering aimlessly among the rocks The darkness surrounds me completelyWhen I saw a star shining brightlyWandering aimlessly among the rocksBut the light was almost dimmed by the dust When I saw a […]

Spaces in between

David Estringel  How clever I think I am,pulling words from the airlike rabbits from top hatsto set them ablaze,across pagesand ravage their pristine virginity.I bleed.I sweat.I shed tears upon reamsso you can feel what I canno longer.Here I amground down to the gristle,my passions splayed out–spread-eagle–for all to see,to get…or […]