Tag: poetry

  • The Wonderful Leaps of Sam Patch by Anonymous

    [n.b. This is the Niagara section only] Next, to Niagara thousands flock, To see him jump from Table Rock, Into these waters, thunder-hurled, The seventh wonder of the world. Folks swarmed on bank and giddy ledge, On dangerous precipice’s edge, Nay, really, it has been said, They stood one on the other’s head, To get…

  • The Undertow by Sasha Steensen

    I am shown a generosity so muddied at the muddy bottom of a question I forget to ask until it’s fished out but bloated but in the manner of a net a web of causal connections attached to its corners gently moving over the surface of the water how come the road couldn’t have stayed…

  • The Path by Myles Calvert

    The path is worn. A scar scorched through the forest by an untold number of travelers. The sky is gray. What leaves remain on the trees are at rest. Silent. Still. Looking down, a pair of legs are moving forward but no steps are heard. How long have they been walking? Looking up, the path,…

  • Untitled by Anonymous as Reported by X.Y.

    Niagara Falls are a wonderful scene, Regularly calculated to make the mind serene ; With their mighty dash and tremendous spray, They roll and they roll, repeatedly every day !” ********************************************** These Falls have never been congealed completely, In this, weak men are agreed, neatly! Source: X. Y. “Poetry of Young America.” The Massachusetts Teacher…

  • Justyce’s “I Am From” Poem by Hardi Patel

    I am from a bad neighborhood with just me and my mom From learning to go right rather than wrong I am from learning to trust even if their skin is white From learning to fight with words for my rights I am from playing video games with my best friend Manny  From debating with…