Athena Rajnai

Kindergarten Turns One!

Nearly 200 posts, 12 issues, and one year later, here we are at the first anniversary of Kindergarten Mag! In order to commemorate this moment, editors Tracy and Kleigh asked contributors questions about their time at Kindergarten and their experiences in the past year. Celebrate with us as we reminisce about Kindergarten’s growth and look… Continue reading Kindergarten Turns One!

Pictures of a Hometown

Photo by Athena Rajnai By Athena Rajnai I. Dog the one who skips through the cold claiming the block with his taupe coat  and over bitten jaw  talks much more to me than his owner about cars, mortgage, life. the grass on the front lawn defrosts into icy droplets  as each one of Roger’s paws… Continue reading Pictures of a Hometown


Photo by Athena Rajnai By Athena Rajnai back then you grabbed Father time by his collar  and kept begging for more  like the coy, soft fawn  our eyes glistened prismatic hues when summer came  and in the winter  were drenched in fear its skin was warm and undisturbed for but a moment  and its rib… Continue reading Time/death


Photo by Athena Rajnai By Athena Rajnai


Photo by Athena Rajnai By Athena Rajnai

Traditions Past

Photo by Athena Rajnai By Athena Rajnai Tradition is a beautiful thing, especially when it involves the people that you love. In these 3 poems, I tried my best to outline the phases of creating traditions alongside someone, having those traditions tarnished and broken, and the eventual healing process of it all. I’ve not had… Continue reading Traditions Past