- Top Story - June 2022
When Worlds Collide
There weren’t always dragons in the Valley, but I got too tempted and too reckless. A broken heart could do that. Have you ever fallen so fast and so hard that your wings felt like they were going to catch fire before ripping off? No? Well neither have I until way into the future, and I knew it was going to happen. But the cause of such could be altered at any moment in the present time. Who knows why I might be falling. Maybe I jumped off a building, or got pushed off this said building. Or maybe I fell in love and then that person pushed me off a building. I should really stay away from buildings.
When Guns Kills More Than Kinder Eggs
How are the United States of America even considered united? Can anyone explain that to me? My cousins on my dad’s side lived in Pennsylvania when I was younger, and I remember driving with my parents down from Toronto to visit them every couple years.
Noa Dryss goes through life constantly trying to reach forward while always keeping in mind what's behind them. While the world seems simple and concrete, the abstract is always lingering. Who will be that abstract that throws Noa's life into the storm so they can emerge to see the rainbow?
Tie Me To The Kite String But Don’t Let Me Go
This poem is part of a special Mental Health collaborative series by the Saloon For Writers on Facebook. You can find more of the poems from this series here. Poem 1 by Oredolapo A Roberts | Poem 2 by Angela Derscha | Poem 3 by Sofia Duarte | Poem 5 by Talia Devora