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The Square Root of Poverty

By Christian Lozada

If my poverty has a square root,
It is my White Grandma
with her roots that stretch back to Revolution,
roots that never took. 233 more words


I bike to Vons

By Sasha Schoen

I bike to Vons on
the corner of Atlantic
and Broadway.
She’s still there,
the old woman,
the fat, old woman
with her fat, old dog; 66 more words


We need evidence.

Tonight, while watching a video of ISIS destroying 3000 year old artifacts in Mosul, Iraq, I found myself feeling sickened, wondering in what world could these actions possibly be justified? 151 more words


Forest Park

By Robin D. Hudechek

Her fingers curled around the fence spokes
clinging to the threads of wire
as if they were kite strings
and she was borne on a cloud… 101 more words


Month six - February 15

The end of winter…

February has flown by with a lot of coaching and preparation for the spring season.

The month started off with a trip to a new state for me – … 1,060 more words



By Robin Steere Axworthy

I flew last spring to Denver
to hold my daughter whose first lover

had just left her. In the fields,
one afternoon, we walked and searched. 108 more words


Grandma Goes to Rehab

By Kevin Ridgeway

I was six years old and told by my uncle
that we were going on a treasure hunt
through grandma’s house, and if I found… 193 more words