Good Friday

By Jeffrey Seitz Dear God,  Are these snowflakes the frozen tears  you’ve harvested within your eternally fatigued soul?  Why did you hide them for so long?  The sanctuaries are layered with Dust. Ghosts. Memories. Vows.  Forsaken commitments.  The wind’s mighty hand rattles the tree bones; the wood has been laid.  We wait for fire to … Continue reading Good Friday

What Waits Within

By Mason Longenberger The door swings open with growing curiosity. The air around it gives way, moving itself for the wild wonders welcoming the wary wanderer. Such venturer trailing off to seek the hidden treasures of Pandora’s box, the forbidden fruit of the glorious grove. This traveler of foreign lands has sought out the finest … Continue reading What Waits Within

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