By Gabrielle Swartzentruber The universe is ruled by noneSave for only two,Time - dictator of a death march,Hope – leading a coup.The wizened three servants of TimeCut their victim’s cords.With their golden scissors they ruleAs eternal lords.The hardy followers of... Continue Reading →
By Mahalia Gaff Conversation—empty; bland.Time—passing; slowly.Hurry—split, splat.Food—falling from his mouth.Eyes—dropping to my lap.Shame—how could I say yes to this?Check—please and thank you.Another time?I think not.
My street: one name, two colorsBeautiful smiles in brown faces lit.Race was never intended for discrimination.I wish white people could stop.Not you, you’re different.White—make me uncomfortable, teach me. Purple, Green, Orange, Blue. Who cares?to better ourselves we must loveWe're all... Continue Reading →