dyStopia by Emmy Song

When September came and you were gone with the setting skies and leaves that crunch like bone I took a trip down memory lane alone, in an orange-tinted room trapped by the sun and the phantom ants on my skin, I scratched and clawed until I bled And then night dawned and my ears leaked […]

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Heart Application by Alyssa Ahle

Heart Application: 128459                                                                                              Page 3/11 Risk Agreement In accepting your assigned heart, you are subject to the following risks outlined below. Inability to: Concentrate in class when the subject of your affection invades your mind. Say the correct thing when the subject of your affection’s eyes are in your vicinity. Breathe when […]

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hiraeth by Emmy Song

the long summer i wished would never end. you wondered if your clammy fingers could get away with brushing against mine, measuring the weight of my thighs, tangling your heartstrings with mine. because everything you did ended in tragedy. my dreams typed out in lowercase letters i was afraid of growing up so i sanded […]

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I can still feel your lips by Soham Bagchi

…………………………………I can still feel your lips ……………….Like fingertips, just resting on mine. It’s a little uncanny how when I close my eyes…. …The weight of your lip balm transports me back ……………………………………………to you And I take a deep breath in exhale …………Your hair slides gently through my fingers …………………………………………………………though …………………………………I’ve never touched them. My heart’s […]

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