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Bad Day at the Beauty Salon

Hola mi gente,
I came across the following poem by novelist, poet/ spoken word performer, Maggie Estep. Unfortunately, Maggie left us too early at the young age of 50. 1,084 more words

Slam poet inspires Marian students


Sierra DeMulder was hosted by the Slam Poetry Club and shared her poetry with Marian on Friday, Jan. 14 during both lunches.

DeMulder delivered five of her poems and answered questions from students. 149 more words

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holy cave

There at the sea cliffs
printed curses
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gannet destroyer

Poetry & Prose

If Vincent were a mental health activist and a slam poet.

Who gave you the right to dub my night depressing
or fill my stars with hope?
What if the dark is my time of rest and the… 145 more words


Hope 2017

As I go forth into the new year,
I pray for good cheer,
Tidings of sanity washing over what’s left of my mind,
A waste of a land ravaged by insanity unchecked for a decade, 92 more words


tight fit

Boxed-Set cellophane wraps the skin
electro love happening
dollar and cents loaf sandwich
closed lip tips and soul
Howard Hughes exclusive eye closures
top method acting animal… 25 more words

Poetry & Prose


everyone always watches the old year give way into the new/ like a dying firework much less dazzling/ than the ones that herald this purportedly magical day/ holding the promise of change like a candle in the dark/ except sooner or later your arm gets tired and the flame clatters to the ground/ but it’s one of those cheap plastic bulbs made to look like fire/ so it just fractures and fizzles like your optimism and resolve/ staying alive just to remind you of how unanimously you’ve failed/ isn’t that how it always goes? 268 more words