An original poem by Kiana Maria Message from the author: “I wrote this poem in the beginning of quarantine as a way for me to come to terms with the world around me. I went through a huge growing stage during the quarantine, and this poem resembles the beginning of my growth. This piece wasContinue reading “An Ode to the Outdoors”
The poem “Ribbon on a Gift” tells about the harsh treatment and hardships faced by models in the modelling industry behind every perfectly photoshopped picture on the internet. It speaks up about eating disorders and how body stereotyping affects the youth to believe that there is only one way of being beautiful.
Read this original poem by Lauren Goulette focusing on effects of climate issues and pollution, indigenous communities, and the Water is Life Movement. Attached at the bottom are resources to donate to indigenous communities!
“Little Black Dress” is an original poem that connects and addresses prevalent issues in our society such as body image, insecurity, consumerism culture, fast fashion, and the exploitation of workers and children.
“And as my toes, once covered in a brown sugar like consistency, slowly find the waves, I start to wade in faster, as my body begins to cave, The second I find the riptide, I feel a small glimmer of eternal happiness,
It is a beautiful thing for the greatest force on the universe, to finally consume you completely, as you bask in its fatal magnificence.”