She

By Mariela Maroto   There was fire in her eyes And water on her cheeks She has never felt so helpless So powerless, so weak The world was falling And the only thing she could do was stare Stare at the destruction At the inevitable fall of the universe itself   There was fire in … Continue reading She

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An Analysis of the poem ‘Nature’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson is best known as the critical figure who sparked the social movement of Transcendentalism, an idealistic philosophical and social movement that developed in New England that taught that divinity pervades all nature and humanity. Its members held progressive views on feminism and communal living. Ralph often used poetry to spread his ideology about … Continue reading An Analysis of the poem ‘Nature’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson

A Poem for You

by Tokika Yepthomi Today I wrote a poem for you knitted each verse carefully and meticulously So that it may whisper in your ears gracefully And pierce through your heart like a poisoned arrow   Maybe the past was too deep and narrow That you got stranded in your own tears And you forgot to … Continue reading A Poem for You

Fall

Standing at the edge The brink of existence, One foot up; the other at the edge One step forward, or a tilt in any direction Or a strong whip of wind or change of mind And I would tumble and crash Into the chasm; Fall and fall Faster, a weighted stone Burdened by limits and … Continue reading Fall