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STARS AND CEREAL
by ANNA O'CONNOR (Ireland)
I do not see the stars from where I stand
but I know they are there.
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
WHEN NOBODY'S LOOKING
by MARIANA SANTIBANEZ (Mexico)
As we turn into ghost towns and ghost stories,
I memorize the steps, the corners, the edges.
HIMALAYAS IN JALANDHAR
by NEERAJA KUMAR (India)
I never imagined they could be so close.
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 CAROLINE DINH (United States)
Sometimes I like to collapse infinity
into a single point in time I label "now."
by ARIELLE LINN (Myanmar)
In the thousand faceless poems I've read
the moon has never been named a "him."
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.
RETURN TO MY TREES
by ELEANOR LEWIS (Wales)
i have come back
to the village i swore i would never see again
WOOD AND WATER
by ENLING LIAO (Australia)
Late afternoon. I never knew a whisper, soft and sweet, could sing