Category Archives: January 2022

*PRE-ORDER 📚* $20.00 – “Where We Stand: Poems of Black Resilience” (edited by Melanie Henderson, Enzo Silon Surin, and Truth Thomas)


***PRE-ORDER 📚*** $20.00 – “Where We Stand: Poems of Black Resilience” (edited by Melanie Henderson, Enzo Silon Surin, and Truth Thomas) is ***NOW AVAILABLE for PRE-ORDER on Cherry Castle Publishing.*** To secure your copy, launching 2.1.22, GO TO: https://tinyurl.com/y38gveff

“School” by Christian Carter



School

School could care less
About
Anxiety
Depression
Fatigue
About
Workload
Poverty
Bullying.
About
Less, School could care

Christian Carter
1/2022
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Christian Carter is a senior at Arrowhead Union High School. He enjoys playing tennis, basketball, and performing in the AHS Broadway Company. This is his first time writing a Skinny and TSPJ, much like this student author, is ecstatic at how it turned out. 

Ingrid Bruck, Citizen of Earth, One Poem


lobster pots, harvesting
glop
lost
in
storm
glop
sinking
in
sea
glop
harvesting lobster pots

Ingrid Bruck
1/15/2022
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Ingrid Bruck lives in Pennsylvania Amish country, a landscape that inhabits her poetry. She’s a retired library director with a passion for short forms and poetry. Some of her current work appears in Failed Haiku, Verse-Virtual and Heron’s Nest. Embrace more of Bruck’s poetry at www.ingridbruck.com.
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Ingrid Bruck, Citizen of Earth, Two Poems


the red sun shines
smoking
west
coast
fires
smoking
misty
gray
haze
smoking
the sun shines red

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fading colors
burn
wind
dried
leaves
burn
rain
plucked
heaps
burn
colors fading

Ingrid Bruck
1/15/2022
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Ingrid Bruck lives in Pennsylvania Amish country, a landscape that inhabits her poetry. She’s a retired library director with a passion for short forms and poetry. Some of her current work appears in Failed Haiku, Verse-Virtual and Heron’s Nest. Embrace more of Bruck’s poetry at www.ingridbruck.com.
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