Archives for April 2009

Issue IV: Spring 2010

Poetry Basma Azzamok . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spring Talesha Duncan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lost and Found Mimi Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

Spring

This entry is part 1 of 15 in the series Issue IV: Spring 2010

by Basma Azzamok, Age 10 Spring, spring The sun is out There are plenty of things to do Besides playing video games Warm weather No more snow You can go on picnics And ride your bike, too The crisp air Unraveling the Earth Showing wildflowers And patches of green grass Spring is spring Nothing may […]

Untitled

This entry is part 5 of 15 in the series Issue IV: Spring 2010

Lynise Williams, Age 15 cool   dirt    falls fresh  between      people blue       then                red no               then         yes never         perfect awkward      secrets brutal           ways get               men   into    prison so           their       children       ache

Lost and Found

This entry is part 2 of 15 in the series Issue IV: Spring 2010

Talesha Duncan, 17 I lost my father: 1998, hot sticky June. only about 5 years old. Confused, hurt. a cat in da woods. Silver handcuffs, men in blue suits w/flashing red + blue lights on a white car. Away dey go w/mi Dad. Driving a distance into. Could onli c a white ball of dust […]

Survival

This entry is part 3 of 15 in the series Issue IV: Spring 2010

by Mimi Johnson, Age 15 In the early hours of evening I am lying in the darkest corner of the house. Endless tears stream down my face as my sobs fill the air. The Blues has struck again like the flu bug. It has left me with suicidal thoughts “Why am I even alive?” “How […]