All posts tagged poem of the week

  • The Land of Make Believe

    by Michelle Fossum

    “Last night I dreamt That Tom Hanks was my houseguest. His neighborly limbs were/Too long to fit comfortably within our walls,/ Having grown smaller somehow. Is it because of the quarantine,/
    I thought, or was the house always this size?”

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  • Crafton-Ingram

    by Lisa Pickett

    “There they go marching down Ingram Avenue dressed as little monsters and witches in the annual Halloween Parade. Prancing back on over to Resurrection Sunday hunting for those Ingram Park golden Easter eggs.”

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  • Spice Ain’t White

    by Roosha Mandal

    “Alphabet, alphabet, alphabet soup:/ the clear, viscous drizzle singes my taste buds/ and my tongue yearns for/ clove, cardamom, and a country of colorful saris.”

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  • Warm

    by Seth Parente

    Sunflower seeds sit salty against my cheek
    Teeth cracking the shells
    Warm and sharp
    Broken pieces on my tongue
    A burnt taste of nostalgia

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