Black Marble by Rock Martinez

Reflecting prisms of light from a fading sky The black stone, as cold as the death it symbolizes. Catching flickering candlelight that dances in darkness it descends into hallowed ground, burying its past. Thousands of names carved in black marbleThe sacrifice of a nation.This memorial, in the shadow of monuments, Is a mirror of our…

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Still Life by Katarina Balazova

Katarina Balazsova, born in Czechoslovakia to a Hungarian family, moved to Canada in 2004, searching for identity. She now thrives on writing in her adopted language. Her poetry has been published in Ascent Aspirations Magazine, Crap Orgasm, Poetry Pacific and in Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food.

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Black Sheep by Surakshya Kiju

Surakshya Kiju, a.k.a. Coco, is passionate about writing. She is a blogger at Poems From Heart, where she pours her heart out, laying bare her emotions as she portrays the world through her eyes. Her poems—which range from rhymes to sonnets—have been published in literary magazines.

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