Kamber

Alana Branch Arts and Entertainment Editor He made going to school okay He acted like he cared about me I didn’t care about where he came from… … until he made me mad, And then the racist in me would appear; Regret quickly followed. But I think I loved him Though he crushed on someone…

5:46 A.M. I will never be able to un-hold your face.

I will never be able to un-hold your face in my hands and un-look into your eyes. You were your gaze, the dilation in your eyes because I was your drug, your joint. I will never be able to un-feel your breath on my face or your hand on the small of my back. I wanted to lie in your arms forever because you…

Diary Entry

What do you do when you think you’re an alcoholic? Get a cat; she’ll keep you occupied.  What do you do when you think unproductive thoughts like murdering a supposed loved one? Write a movie about it.  What do you do when your imagination is better than the real world? Try to log out. What…

ALL THAT JAZZ

Dear Mr. God,  Can I “dream a little dream of me” being in the audience at the Savoy during the Roaring Twenties listening to the greats?                                       Tonight?  Benny Goodman. Duke Ellington. Ethel Waters. Can I watch…

…DRUNK

I’m prettier I’m wiser I’m braver And inspired I’m happier I’m balanced I’m fire Still a writer I’m taller I’m freer My soul needs it My body fiends it I’ll rock harder on you I’ll even call you a king I’m easier I’m stronger I’m harsher I’m louder I’m high on feeling Dancing & wheeling…

A Graveyard of Dreams

The deck we built this summer was A big hit with my friends; it seemed the perfect place To have a smoke or two or ten while we thought  Far too passively, ignoring just how rapidly the cancer Acclimated; we probably should’ve waited more than 15 years to start ‘Cause now we tear apart not just our…