Poetry

 

2018 Published Poetry


Terrible Twos

  • By Cree Adu

Shakespeare and the Little Electric Lights That Connect Us to Anywhere Else but Here

  • By Joshua Riley

Chi Town Violence Steals Away the Community

  • By Claude Robert Hill, IV

Take A Knee
Inspired by and Acknowledging the Take A Knee Movement inspired by Colin Kaepernick

  • By Brittany Bledsoe

Missed Calls

  • By Nathaniel Wilkerson III

Barking Up the Wrong Tree

  • By Promise Jackson

Young Mother

  • By Lauren Johnson

I burnt my fingers the other day

  • By Joshua Riley

Depression

  • By Steven Miller

Slow Healing Bruise

  • By René Parks

Race Against Time

  • By René Parks

 

2017 Published Poetry


I didn’t look

  • By Aryana Adkanian

You Should Have Sold Me to the Gypsies

  • By Haley Walsh

Perspective

  • By Nathanial Wilkerson, III

The Dawn of a Nine Year Old Boy’s Angelic Eyes

  • By Claude Robert Hill, IV

Promise of a Son

  • By René Parks

Finely Sieved

  • By Haley Walsh

For the Hood (Chicago)

  • By Nathanial Wilkerson, III

Free: Based on the Life of Frederick Douglas

  • By Aidah Abdallah

Dead Wood

  • By Jeff O’Malley

Penelope

  • By Joshua Riley

Replevin

  • By Haley Walsh

Summer

  • By Hussian Ewidah

Got a Friend with HIV

  • By Claude Robert Hill, IV

Colors

  • By A. Vanessa White Motley

The Singing Bird and The Stranger

  • By Joshua Riley

Whalon Lake

  • By Jo-Ann Ledger

Revolution of the Skies

  • By Joshua Riley

Blissful Fruit of the Blessed,

  • By Andrew Besbekos

In Confrontation with a Demon I Knew as a Child

  • By Travis Hughes

Amen to Father’s Day

  • By Claude Robert Hill, IV