Carved From The Same Stone

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Vlada Stark The spring’s sunlight is tender like a lover’s affectionate touch. A couple sits on the fresh field  red checkered cloth beneath them  picnicking on a forgotten dessert. Rosy cheeks.  Faint giggles.  Stolen kisses.  They’re new to love’s embrace.  Still infatuated by lavish cliches. Their hearts will race for…… Continue reading Carved From The Same Stone

With You And Ice Cream

Photo by Stephanie Mamonto By Stephanie Mamonto time has stopped there with you and the ice cream conversations I’ve always wanted them to stay in the memories those awkward hugs my shaky hands around your arms the towering walls between us your big eyes gently smiling behind the melted cake boiled butter dripping through the…… Continue reading With You And Ice Cream

The Disturbance

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Citra Benazir I think I need therapy.It’s 4:18, Thursday morning. People are asleep.I am awake.Trying to distract myself with work when all I can think about is you. Oh, how I loathe you now. Yes, I love you.I still do.I hate you.I hate you.I hate you.I do.As much as I…… Continue reading The Disturbance

A Moment

Photo by Cait Thomson By Cait Thomson what if a soulmate wasn’t a person,but a place,a moment.the night sky five seconds after dusk,in the piece of time between navy blue and black.a city street in a snowstorm,so deafeningly quiet it stops the world for an instant.a beach, deserted at dawn,dolphins swimming to keep pace as…… Continue reading A Moment

Fields

Photo by Greta Unetich By Greta Unetich The fields in the Finger Lakes are wide and lonely, far from people. But sometimes, something glitters in them like light on the water, like an almost-forgotten memory that is still warm to the touch like sunlight in September, a memory that is sometimes reminiscent of a distant…… Continue reading Fields

2021

Photo by Cait Thomson By Cait Thomson 2021 maybe this year i won’t resolve to      d        r          o             p the weight or to make myself d i  s   a   p   p   e  a    r or to make myself  small but instead love myself exactly how  i am on each  lucky new  morning

More Or Less

Photo by Sophie Warrick By Sophie Warrick less hesitationyou hesitated to make a resolutions listand so looked up “alternatives to resolutions”resolutions seems too finalresolutions seem to never be resolvedresolutions seem dumbbut you can do a more or lesslista more or less listmore of this and less of thatmore of the things you likeless of the…… Continue reading More Or Less