“Quarantine”

Quarantine by Ari K. ('23) The world is filled with disorder Supplies flying out the stores All the world’s closed their borders   People turn into their own personal warder No help in sight just closed doors The world is filled with disorder   Restaurants close, no hors d'oeuvres People to animals on all fours All the world’s closed their borders  ...

“Pray for the sight of an open door”

Pray for the sight of an open door (a villanelle) by Molly G. ('23) Be careful what you wish for A girl remembers a time when she would run and play Pray for the sight of an open door   Darkness and gloom shadow over in a bore A girl is cuffed to her chair to stay Be careful what you wish for   Clinging to the memory of before A girl dazes out the window as the rain ...

“Sign of the Ages”

Sign of the Ages (a villanelle) by Lukey M. ('23) This story is a sign of the ages Lightning strikes the sky very high Then their very large family rages   The energetic kids hate their cages Only when they’re calm, they let out a giant sigh This story is a sign of the ages   The parents also hate their current life and want to turn the pages They want to s...

“Dance is Closed”

Dance is Closed (a sonnet)  by Sarai G. K. ('23) My dance is closed; invaded by a germ. I wish to pour my feelings out and dance But trapped inside, no place to leap and turn I lose my skills, afraid I won’t advance.   I eat, I sleep, I work to squish the curve  To do my part to save the ones I love. Why must I lose dance so I can serve. Body restless, wants to ...

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