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Gypsy Girl by Bihotza James-Lejarcegui

(First Place Winner of the City High Poetry Contest) Raccoons in the night, Rummaging through dumpsters, Yelling across the river. 11pm and the little ones are alone, Seated underneath a lamp post, A pile of used cigarettes in their laps Like children.   Don’t go outside when they’re out. Don’t pass the soccer ball If ...

Departed by Diego Paciotto-Biggers

after waking up once a day God goes to the gym to lift the weight of the world   shortly after he reaches into the cabinet pulls out a package (“departed—5.19.16”) and warms it in the microwave for 20 seconds he proceeds to feed on the contents to store them eternally in the safety of ...