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WHERE CAGED BIRDS SCREAM BY AMY YOUNG

WHERE CAGED BIRDS SCREAM BY AMY YOUNG

  Amy Young is a sophomore majoring in Illustration at SVA. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, she came to New York because of the thriving, deep-rooted arts culture. She spends her free time reading, playing tennis, watering plants, and doing laundry.

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WHERE THE RIP CURRENT MEETS THE SHORE BY LILLIAN DELECUONA

WHERE THE RIP CURRENT MEETS THE SHORE BY LILLIAN DELECUONA

i. with glee hop up and down in our seats- offbeat gang of thieves! make our way down to the beach of the Salty Dog’s Moon. (and please pay no mind to the mess discarded between the seats) reach the driveway. the cool midnight air…

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GREEN MEMORY BY MAYA BACELAR

GREEN MEMORY BY MAYA BACELAR

The neighbors say you left when the wind came, and the moon climbed over the horizon. You left the back door open, and a thin blanket of snow settled over the spruce floorboards. Your footprints, long buried in the snow, led toward the dense Norwegian…

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HEAVEN/HELL/HERE BY RORY MCBRADY

HEAVEN/HELL/HERE BY RORY MCBRADY

Compare the demons to the angels Let them get to know each other Like crimson bloodstains on a violet Burnt-lip kisses on a candle Light a fire in the pit of their stomachs As they freeze to death in the womb of winter Ice falling…

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GETTING READY BY JAN MORALES

GETTING READY BY JAN MORALES

I kill California Nights And its dark Silence inundates the room Stubborn on my breath I let two go, on three I am still Powder, powder, powder Scanning the crust for ridges I stop and forgive- Not fully Josh sits under my desk- Empty Expressive…

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A MIDSUMMER DAY’S DREAM BY GEUN HO KIM

A MIDSUMMER DAY’S DREAM BY GEUN HO KIM

I can still remember that day vividly The day I confessed my feelings to you Memories of that day enter my mind They are the flowers of my inner garden I want to water these precious treasures of mine And let them shine light on…

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BARRIERS BY BRIAN CARTER

BARRIERS BY BRIAN CARTER

Companionship! Where art thou? Dipping into a social sea of suspicion is Not an easy task for a novice talker, Especially when your doubts are crushing weights Binding you to your mind’s prison bars. … Nobody here looks like you. Wavy hair, pretty smiles, fantastic…

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BREATHING CEILINGS BY MARIANA URREGO

BREATHING CEILINGS BY MARIANA URREGO

Hey I’m here to make you feel all better Oh and I’m also your licensed debt collector Be so kind, sway to my eye-line’s rhythm It’s my diagnosis to make you feel all better Have you smelled my new handbag’s leather? It’s frozen limp like…

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CLOISTER SONG BY KYLIE MITCHELL

CLOISTER SONG BY KYLIE MITCHELL

I am religious tapestries held up by T pins near the spiders, in the windows They rise and fall like the breath of a small child I hear him in the pews I am old, eroded rock which only religious men get to lay with…

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II–MONUMENTS OF LIGHT BY STELLA SONG

II–MONUMENTS OF LIGHT BY STELLA SONG

a thousand glories await us who here has seen your sublime glory your memories seized by the sunken sky frenzied by desire frenzied by what you call sorrow what reduces you to a being what calls you home taken again by the storm towards the…

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