CURRENT ISSUE - 3.1
WRITE THE WORLD WEBSITE
GREEN IS GREED AND GREED IS POWER
by RUTH PORT (United Kingdom)
Green are the strands of the winner's laurel;
green is the step of his podium as he stares over the crowd
by ADDISON RAHMLOW (United States)
I wasn't alive in '93, when cryptosporidium poured
through the water like liquid lava
MEN WAITING FOR A TRAIN
by LOIS BELOVED (Australia)
At first they stand, orphaned, like a line of birds,
first on one foot, then the other, in unison.
LEGEND OF QUAY STREET
by PIPPI JEAN (New Zealand)
Of all the swimmer summer and the dust, sun, rain, you are what sticks out.
by SHERRY SHU (Canada)
He scuttled furiously from beneath the undergrowth, pausing every few seconds to catch his breath.
7 BILLION PEOPLE
by LIORA SCOP (South Africa)
They say 7 billion people stayed home today
2.2 billion children stayed out of school
HIMALAYAS IN JALANDHAR
by NEERAJA KUMAR (India)
I never imagined they could be so close.
by CAROLINE DINH (United States)
Sometimes I like to collapse infinity
into a single point in time I label "now."
by KATE GARDNER (United States)
And the sea has many teeth, far more than I. But if we are one
then I have all the same teeth as the sea, then it has the same teeth as I.
by MAY ZHENG (United States)
Air sticks to my skin,
like honey. mosquitos circle my ankles and wrists
GROCERY LIST OF ESSENTIALS
by MARGHERITA MORO (Italy)
The grass stings my thighs and whispers at me to move my legs so that it may look upon the stars
by ELLA GREEN (New Zealand)
I try to think of death as an ocean; uncharted and unknown, but vast.