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The Red Ribbon

Poem   Night music Drifting with a stranger Feeling a slight sense of beautiful danger Trust feels so exciting The world is expanding Smiling at the unknown Dancing, feeling connected Swept away The world...

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The Dreamers

Poem   Artists are dreamers anyways They were born to dream Artists are creators anyways They will leave their mark in each and every way Give them a word, and they will turn it...

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A Rose on Kostenka Street

Poem   Someone dropped you (a rose,) on Коstenka street: I found you while I tramped the crunchy road, As I skidded on Karaganda sidewalk-sleet, Down the snowy, boot-printed lane, Shivers slinging from my...

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Wild Card

Spoken Word   Friction; taste Light it Freebase had its moments Turned-up blazer lapels And colorful dyed ends on Hair twenty years young Synthesizers all tongue-kissed The same, in their metallic way Brought on...

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November 11, 2012

We make it to the Veteran’s Day concert at West Point. The storied USMA band plays melodies dating back to “Chester”, the most popular drum and piper tune during the Revolutionary War. The music...

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Neighbors

It’s a tantrum scream, But it jolts anyway; It rips through the Backyards and lawns. I grit my teeth. The times have changed. Fear and rawness shoot Through my nostrils. Anger I don’t understand,...

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Stacks

Short Story   My roommate, April, moved into my apartment on a Sunday. She brought the sun with her. I helped her carry boxes up from her Jetta and into the tiny room I...

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We’ll Fly Away

Short Story   Salma stared at the clouds all day. The quiet stilled her mind to let her dream dreams of flight. Salma would find a way into the library after closing and spend...