Colette Earnest
Herculaneum

Il Herculano è Solo

January 14, 2006 in Poetry

Along with Pompeii, the smaller but wealthier Roman town of Herculaneum was buried and preserved when Mt. Vesuvius erupted. Here it speaks.

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Julian Langness

A Thousand Martini Hours

July 5, 2005 in Poetry

Contrasting the pain and the dignity of aging. “Working and sweating in the afternoon sun, | Old man joints aching and creaking, | Dust floating up and onto his old…

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Sergio Soto

Estrellas

July 3, 2005 in Poetry

Concise and striking. A new way to look at the stars.

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Shannon Prince

Song of the Spirit

July 2, 2005 in Poetry

Part four of the author’s Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light set about her grandparents (the other three parts are essays). This wildly imaginative poem reflects on her maternal grandfather’s…

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Atiyeh Moghadam

Forgetfulness

July 1, 2005 in Poetry

Forgetfulness is “a pool of quicksand, without depth | Swirling in a rapid and ceaseless vortex.”

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Peta S.

The In-Between

July 1, 2005 in Poetry

The poet explores the vulnerability of early morning.

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Hannah Searsy

Science Class

July 1, 2005 in Poetry

A short poem about the anxiety and pressures of high school.

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Carsten Belanich

I Slept in My Car on Madison Street

July 1, 2005 in Poetry

After a night in his car, the writer observes his surroundings and is observed in return.

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Shannon Prince

Dear Shannon

July 1, 2005 in Creative Essays

Part three of the author's Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light set about her grandparents. This essay takes the form of an imagined letter from her paternal grandfather, a particularly…

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Nicole Diaz

Haiku Series

July 1, 2005 in Poetry

A vibrant set of Haiku inspired by Van Gogh’s painting “Cafe Terrace at Night.”

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