All posts tagged poem of the week

  • Lonely Pantoum

    When I see an animal alone in the biggest field
    I wonder if they are lonely or if I’m projecting.
    Every night this winter a parade
    of brake lights, the backstory.

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  • Apricot Jam

    by Erin Hyatt

    Here, it is always 1985.
    There is spoiled chicken
    salad on the patio furniture;
    there are apricots
    rotting on the ground.
    I sink my teeth into July,
    and boil orange fruit to the bone
    on a gasoline fire that stinks
    like rust. Just down the road,
    an old tractor hums back to life.

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  • The Bible

    by Abigail Gallen     Abigail Gallen is a 17-year-old rising senior at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School. She is the founder and president of the Social Justice Club at North Allegheny High School, and […]

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  • Lost in Winter

    by Gwendolyn A. Mitchell Every once in a while, I get lost in the winter evening just after dusk. I am Downtown waiting for the 82 Lincoln, standing across the street from what should be Gimbels […]

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  • THE GIFT

    by Clare Welsh I don’t want it. Take back the merry-go-round, the red horse screaming at the sky. The sum of joy, a penny dropped in the ocean cracked at the bottom, so currency sinks to […]

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