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(26) W Mary Harper - 3

Outer Space

My sun You are my Earth You are like outer space; you are out of this world A smile as bright as the moon And eyes as bright as the sun You carry...
(04) Brilliance HEADER 2

Brilliance

I wait for a sign For a moment or for a flicker To nudge me along this path There is a familiarity here But I envision new surroundings A groove ...
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Dear Sobriety

Dear Sobriety, I never thought we would be acquainted. I always assumed that I would continue to indulge in the darkness that clouded my judgments. I...
"Dark Well" by Lisa Delorme Meiler

Nightmare

My dream has come as a nightmare tonight. I feared of sleep and my young child's flight. I glimpsed of another path of the youth. Maybe so I can tell all this...
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Label

Behind the Wall features submissions from our relatives incarcerated inside the criminal justice system. This poem is from Leanne Henderson, a member of the Str...
Our Grandmothers Carry Water By Elizabeth LaPensée

Throwing Rocks

Image: "Our Grandmothers Carry Water" by Elizabeth LaPensée CONTENT WARNING: Sexual violence. Growing up in North Central Regina being followed home by whi...
Goulais Bay - Y. Bonnell

Red Waters

There are those days when I open my eyes and I don’t feel as red as I ought to. I don’t feel as human as I ought to. I don’t feel as alive as I ought to. Tho...