An open letter to my past (nearly)loves

Some of you hurt me, some of you disappeared, some just faded. All I loved— in some capacity. Some friends, others lovers— you know when I love I love hard. I’m all in, always. A toxic trait of mine maybe; maybe it’s what pushed you away; maybe it’s what brought you closer. In any instance, … Continue reading An open letter to my past (nearly)loves

Even If You Can’t Vote Your Top Choice, Voting Is Still A Privilege And Your Responsibility

By Sarah Bale I woke up on April 8in the midst of a pandemic to the news that Senator Bernie Sanders was ending his campaign for the 2020 presidential election. Soon after, floods of individuals on social media stated that they will not vote in the November election because Sanders is not the Democratic nominee. … Continue reading Even If You Can’t Vote Your Top Choice, Voting Is Still A Privilege And Your Responsibility

Old Upstate

By David O’Keefe Wintertime in old upstate Brings back those years, Snowflakes falling from the sky Like a billion lonely tears. At the border in Niagara The coldest months are blinding, The falls are frozen over Like a staircase made of diamonds. Oswego or Binghamton, Ithaca or Cortland, Lamenting friends of days gone past And … Continue reading Old Upstate

Rest

By Gabriella Rivera Sometimes at night, I let my tears run down my face and into my mouthI don’t wipe them awayI want to taste my painSometimes at night, I let my body fallI give away my weightAnd hope it never comes backSometimes at night, I sigh loudDelivering my pressuresFrom a world that refuses to … Continue reading Rest