Poetry

Naked Butterfly by Miss Kanishka

Eternally, morning is the starter, Noon's the course, Night's the dessert... Perhaps they're bonded afar, It shall be the first touch to colour the art! Dark room and shattered gaze, Ardent languor pouring down his face... He summoned her lascivious self; Placing the cushion on the mirror shelf, Slowly Inclining her backwards He lingered on… Continue reading Naked Butterfly by Miss Kanishka

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Transcendence by Iona Stuart

I dreamt about snow and cataclysm; Of hopes shattering like glass, Falling like stardust upon the mountain heads. I dreamt of metal; Of titanium bars cracking the fragile surface of yellow bone, Infecting the core with their metallic presence. I dreamt of time piercing pale flesh; Of needles and razors, and blood Seeping from all… Continue reading Transcendence by Iona Stuart

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Meditative Thoughts by Rachael Holmes

Inhale the bitter cold, Burning my cheeks, Inflamed, blushing, In pulsing thought. Exhale warmth, Watch it dance in a mist, Before succumbing To the seductive breeze. A relaxing zephyr Becomes intrusive. Meditation demands The mutually exclusive: Reflect and dismiss the abyss. The mind settles, though actively seeks, To breathe memories, I refuse to release. This… Continue reading Meditative Thoughts by Rachael Holmes

Poetry

Beauty of a Goddess by Chiara Scaduto

Beauty of a goddess: Silky, sunset golden hair Smooth, porcelain skin Rose petal flushed cheeks. This you pursue. This you chase. Divine paradigm of beauty. Aphrodite you seek to be, Beautiful Goddess of Love. Yet no love is there for ‘Me’, Me, the girl looking back With celestial eyes, When mirror in hand Dissection begins,… Continue reading Beauty of a Goddess by Chiara Scaduto

Poetry

I Can’t Breathe by Sunanda Shome

“I can’t breathe”, he said. Over and over again. The words have been suffocating me. They were muffled, they came out as gasps, and then they stopped. These very words have been repeated a million times in a million different ways, haven’t they? Can we not hear? Or did we stop listening? Do you know… Continue reading I Can’t Breathe by Sunanda Shome

Poetry

Call from the Ocean by Alexandra Vick | Pride Month

For Serena On the seashore she sang Her heart pouring into the ocean Powerful air whipping breath into salty sea spray No end and no beginning The beach holds tales told by her sandy toes As they sink into her warm embrace Broken shells gently crunch under those familiar feet Weaving back into salt dust… Continue reading Call from the Ocean by Alexandra Vick | Pride Month

Poetry

Acid Attack Survivor – A Rose Phoenix by Aparna | Pride Month

Bowing down to her inner strength, furious sufferings, didn't dare to scare her Acknowledging her continuous strive to breathe, once antagonist soul, then started to support her Knowing her deep desire to smile again, flow of sorrowful tears surrendered before her Agreeing to her decision for living more, all her wounds kept healing,to help her… Continue reading Acid Attack Survivor – A Rose Phoenix by Aparna | Pride Month

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Mature by Jade Mutyora | Pride Month

I won't beg you to love me unworthy as I am nor will I promise you an earth that isn’t mine to give I won’t simplify your history by pointing out that I could disprove your theory of unlovability if you’d only let me try I won’t convince you that white women don’t manifest their… Continue reading Mature by Jade Mutyora | Pride Month

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Among Ruins by Serena Piccoli | Pride Month

to Alexandra We 2 stand tall among ruins I don't look around anymore, like when I was alone, now I only have time to get into your eyes\belly\breast\mouth\vagina\arms and I do not see the burning dust I remember the runaways that feel illegal in your country those who don't know where to start because they’ve… Continue reading Among Ruins by Serena Piccoli | Pride Month