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June 24, 2016
A featured poet from our community of artists
Eliel Lucero (This poem was first published at NYSAI Press)
When I was four years old the boy next door
came over to battle with green army men,
or transformers or whichever plastic warrior
of childhood were given to us by parents
whose sole intention was to mold
good strong men of us, but instead
the boy, who was the same age and height as I,
wanted to teach me how people on TV loved,
so he took off his shoes, and I...
June 18, 2016
Aya Aziz - https://www.facebook.com/AyaAzizMusic/ - http://www.nymf.org/festival/2016-events/ehdah/
You are how they invented the world slender
Stretched gold across your brow and dipped you into the river
You are droplets on wet knees.
The slits within the shutters
The sine wave in the shimmer
I found you by an airport.
Somewhere along the New Jersey Transit
When the train left the ground to blur
And I could only see the tops of heads
Bald and bouncing
June 10, 2016
Mikal Amin - www.freshrootsmusic.com - instagram: freshrootsmusic
You do not want me around your children....
I will simply ruin them
Teach them to walk on clouds
And treat authority like the illusion it is...
They will remain youth until such time that
it is appropriate for them to put on the armor
of their countrymen, take up the swords of their mothers
and march into the abyss, and march on....
Not an eon before, not a singl...
June 3, 2016
Shawn Randall - ILoveShawnRandall.com
Her name was Storm
I chased her
lines of tears
flooding my already clouded
I've always been a Fool for Love
A jester serving time
drunk on someone else's poetry
Whether men or women warned
of her patterns
forecasting her reign
nothing to me.
light on the road
all the symbols
No Way Home
December 1, 2016
The Definition of Privilege
September 26, 2016
13 Hours in the Future
September 12, 2016
The Not-Human Considers the Many Definitions of the Word “Queer”
August 10, 2016
MY BODY IS NOT UP FOR SALE
August 1, 2016
July 16, 2016
July 9, 2016
July 1, 2016
The Boy Next Door
Great Blue Heron
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