Stories in Poets that you’ll love, handpicked by our team.
Putting pressure on the petals, sensing a familiar finesse, under the languid & listless rolling rains, tiny rivulets annex with their sisters,
- Runner-Up in After the Parade Challenge
It Starts With A Rainbow
It starts... It starts with a rainbow. With colors dripping down my face in a rain of pride and acceptance. It starts with a community.
Writing Through the Fire
First place recipient of the David Middleton Poetry Award. Previously published in The Mosaic Literary Magazine. *** I don't write for you.
I wish I could write anything about rage but I can only write about wanting things I will never have since things in the past can’t be changed or given
To form a more perfect union Present tense, not past The infinitive's infinity For you reading this tomorrow: Take it, reshape it, make it last.
Seven Deadly Sins
I was told by my parents that remaining in such a toxic relationship was a sin. I did not understand what they meant until I compared our love to each of the seven deadly sins.
I needed. I begged. I pleaded. I asked. I tried. You lied. I wondered, why? I knew. I accepted. I grew. I cried. I hoped. I learned.
Panes of Glass
Permit me no grace if you can find me Arm cocked back, throwing stones at panes of glass Falling shards so sharp, they could cut the past
Nostalgia is the Food of Summer
I hate watermelon. Lemonade is too tangy. When I was twelve we visited a museum and I saw how hot dogs were made. I haven’t eaten one since.
"Hi, My Name Is..."
I am an addict, But not in the way you think. My addiction is touch, physical contact, intimacy. The rush of dopamine I receive from an accidental brush of a hand is embarrassing.
Thank you 'UNSPLASH'!
Everyday, we swing by your lovely photographic home With high hopes in procuring a gem from your plethora Of ocular breathtaking delights to the senses
The Humanity Series Pt. 2
I have finally come to the years-in-the-making understanding that some of us are meant for nothing more than to be the wind 'neath the worlds' wings.