Archives for October 2009

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This entry is part 8 of 16 in the series Issue VI: Fall 2010

by Isha Saeed, Age 10 My family is three. Me, my sister and father. My mom is dead. I lived in Pakistan. In Pakistan, my class is three. I’ve missed one year. I am very happy to come to America.

My Mom

This entry is part 7 of 16 in the series Issue VI: Fall 2010

by Bridin McCann, Age 10 My mom is baby blue. My mom is earrings. My mom is tank top. My mom is fashion. My mom is the best mom. My mom smells like hair conditioner. My mom runs a playgroup for little kids. My mom is the youngest in her family. My mom cares for […]

Baggage

This entry is part 6 of 16 in the series Issue VI: Fall 2010

by Peecoá Glover I’m preparing for the journey of my life I’ve traveled the world in my mind I’ve seen the seven wonders of this universe with my spirit, I’ve packed my suitcase with my soul and I’m ready to go — Where will this parcel take me? I’ve touched the gates of hell I’ve […]

Hanging Dreams

This entry is part 5 of 16 in the series Issue VI: Fall 2010

by Sarah Dobrowolski, Age 14 That dream you once deferred, where did it go? I think it hung above, Like a marionette doll. But you let go of the strings. You tied them to a door handle and left it there for someone else. This someone else opened the door, wondering what laid behind. And […]

Loyalty

This entry is part 3 of 16 in the series Issue VI: Fall 2010

by Tymeesha Brooks Talking: Stabbed me in the chest You are not a friend. A decoy in disguise Alone just like the rest As time passed, your mask is off Snake skin shedding Trust, love and loyalty go hand in hand You sit and I stand As you slither in the grass. Now I laugh […]