Category Archives: Poetry

Elizabeth Gade “My Darling Daughter”

My Darling Daughter    -Elizabeth Gade   I have been locked up 269 days and you, my darling daughter are only 236 days old.   When the math is done it equals 33 days you spent imprisoned in my womb … Continue reading

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Nicolasa Gonzalez-Ruiz “My Friend”

My Friend Nicolasa Gonzalez-Ruiz If I could see you I would say I was mesmerized by your entrance and dedicated to your self control Comfortably conscious of your every move, our eyes locked the anticipation of trying to get acquainted … Continue reading

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Robbi K. Ceniceros “Rebirth”

ReBirth Robbi Ceniceros How many times can one be born? The first time, although I don’t remember must’ve been quite remarkable for me— shocking, scary, cold, rude a foundation for instructions ‘Don’t do that, be this, do that. Do it … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Gade “Sister”

Sister Elizabeth Gade   sister we come from the north country the cold country on the border of another nation each born into bracing winter winds our narrow world isolated insulated with blankets of brittle snow we learned to breath … Continue reading

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Tamara Swanson “You Are Not Forgotten”

You Are Not Forgotten Tamara Swanson Like the cartoon Popeye the legacy you left in the street remains One of your legacies is rain, sleet, snow or a blow to your head— You hustled for that pipe like Popeye needed … Continue reading

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