0 vote   3 readings 1 min

Nature Comforts

Helen Pitts, ago

On a golden gift of an October day, there is sadness near the oak tree. Family gaze, pray and weep for someone so deeply loved. Prayers comfort and loving hearts hold memories as well as each othe [+]

0 vote   4 readings 1 min

Nature in the World

Aidan Bell, ago

Growing up I have always been interested in the world and everything on it. Not a lot of people take in the true beautifulness of the world. In today's society, we are all connected with our phones [+]

1 vote   87 readings 5 min

Twin Flames

Ashton Zillhardt, ago

No matter which direction Margo turned, she found fractured and distorted pieces of herself. When her eyes darted to the left, she caught a glimpse of strawberry blonde curls held in place by he [+]

Runner up - Jury
PSU A Night at the Circus
0 vote   104 readings 1 min
He was the star of the show, making magic out of molecules
He always emphasized in was science, talked about the reasons for the reactions
But to me and my brother, it was always magic [+]

Runner up - Jury
PSU A Night at the Circus
0 vote   37 readings 3 min

Solace in Seedlings

Christine Brown, ago

How to make sense of this?
How to find solace in my fear?
The answer came unexpectedly in the early days of lockdown. A thought emerged and kept persisting, “grow a garden,” it [+]

0 vote   30 readings 1 min

Flowery Redacted

Jessica Gian, ago

Here I shall stand,
Underneath the blooming Wisteria.
Roots run deep through the Earth
As the pendulous racemes scatter their lavender petals.
On the Eve of the Spring Equinox [+]

0 vote   77 readings 1 min
“So, is friday a date then?”
Come one come all, see the wonder and fright that lies within this tent
‘Yeah, i think it is’
I duck through the makeshift door
I am shocked by the sights [+]

Runner up - Jury
PSU A Night at the Circus
4 votes   81 readings 1 min
Trauma, upheaved from soil
packed airtight above a grave,
an inescapable puppeteer looms
overhead, pulling at my strings.
Suddenly a child, new to life, I
am made to forget you’re [+]

Runner up - Jury
PSU A Night at the Circus