Category: Poetry

My Grandmother

She is the warmth of a huge hug;                      The cool touch of a stethoscope;                             A black medical bag sitting poised on a dresser;                A clinic...

Sun Time

Sometimes, the sunshine provides warmth in the air Sometimes, the sunshine gives a beaming light Sometimes, the sunshine is a promising sight Sometimes, the sunshine...

On Living in My Own Skin

My temple is adorned, but I am met only with shame.My head holds a crown, but I am told it is too much.My hands bear...

This I Believe… Whatever I Want 

I do not believe in God. I don’t believe in the traditional Heaven or Hell. I grew up with a Catholic dad and Protestant mom....

The Stages

I. Denial You shake your head, the word “no” is being silently screamed out a hundred times over. I see your body, rocking in time...

Stones of Tower Speak

Stones of tower speakHeirs of ancient glacier herePromise constancy...

Tunnel

Going through the tunnel in the morningDropping off my son at schoolWarm feelings, running throughFor three decades Because at the end of a tunnelIt is...

Kuebiko

I am invisible. No one ever sees her.Unless she slaps her hair.Smacking her gum mad loud.While talking about a man who only got it out...

A Child Will Lead the Way

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the worldThe children in all their wisdom will care for Our Earth as it ages All things break...

Memories of my Father During this Summer

And if I speak of Paradise, I’m speaking of my Father who taught me to explore life. Now, I look at his message of Good...

Marching to the Beat of a Roach Infestation

The pacification of oneself amongst the roaches, That accompany the ash,Hasten across the pavement,Litter the once freshly paved cobblestone,As one paints a portrait.The painter, myself,Shaken...

The Third Day of Silence

By Noah Timothy Walsh (’23) Dear Universe,Or Earth for those who do not believe  Let us be grateful for these moments.  Give us the strength...
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