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Zoic: to behold, to be held

Maya Lynn
January 16, 2020

you may be imperfect, impatient, insatiable, insistent entitled, persistent, but, o my love, let me ask you this: what are you more of than mine? mine to behold, mine to be held by...

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Zoic: muddled heart

Maya Lynn
November 12, 2019

you filled a void i didn’t know i had. i didn’t know i needed you so bad. i don’t even know what i want right now; to be friends? or into love, should i plow? perhaps whichever direction...

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Zoic: her darling dove

Maya Lynn
October 17, 2019

born of righteous, proper love, raised to emerge as a dove. her truest self tucked down below, he hates her and he doesn’t know.   the blade plunged deeper into skin, she didn’t...

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Zoic: a murmured whisper

Maya Lynn
September 30, 2019

whisper to me how you love me, my dear. won’t you tell me how you care? tell me that you really want this, my love, that’s the only way that this is fair.   i ask only for a small...

Zoic: mon être, cest pas le mien

Zoic: mon être, c’est pas le mien

Maya Lynn
September 16, 2019

french mon être, maintenant, c’est pas le mien. dis-moi la raison pour laquelle tu viens. et dis-moi la raison pour laquelle je suis si conciliante avec les mots que tu dis. dis-moi la...

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Zoic: Semicolon to Life

Deepika Joshi
March 22, 2019

Highway We will grow old together and laugh at our crazy memories, you once said.. Your lips on my lips I feel the warmth pressed against our lips A love that sailed in between When my lips...

Zoic: To Forgive or Not to Forgive

Zoic: To Forgive or Not to Forgive

Sydney Brobbey
March 12, 2019

To forgive or not to forgive Must I bear this cup of suffering any longer? Might I carry my pride upon my shoulders so as not to forgive? Or might I swallow my ego Or my hurt instead And...

Zoic: The Roller Coaster and The Chance Card

Zoic: The Roller Coaster and The Chance Card

Alex Skelley
January 24, 2019

It’s funny. I never thought I’d write something like this, until I met my inspiration for it, who will remain nameless. I’ve known her for a good while, not too long though, and I still get shy,...

Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Huda Khan , Author
December 14, 2018

Human trafficking is a problem that has been occurring for over thousands of years, and unfortunately is still going on today. Bringing awareness to the problem has not prevented it from happening....

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Zoic: Physically

Sydney Brobbey
November 28, 2018

Physically It hurts knowing that I can’t see you Sometimes I wish I never met you All those times I spent and all those memories I made with you Tell me, how am I really supposed to forget you? Tell...

Missing 1600 Year Old Mosaic Found

Missing 1600 Year Old Mosaic Found

Huda Khan
November 26, 2018

Looted from a church nearly four decades ago, a mosaic that’s about 1,600 years old has been found and returned to Cyprus. Arthur Brand, a Dutch art historian and art crime investigator, has spent the...

Zoic: Poetry Submissions by SH

Zoic: Poetry Submissions by SH

SH
June 7, 2018

“What Could Have Been”   On the floor I sit alone In an attic of forgotten pasts And lost futures.   Your shirt against my skin Flashes of our days and nights. The brutal war Our...

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