Artist Submissions

A Mystery So Deep (101 Words)

by Jess Lincourt,, March 3, 2011

A mystery so deep One I'll never unravel The further I travel The more I become tangled Pushing down the frustration As the answer becomes More unclear, Struggling, reaching, searching, The revelation, Right past my fingertips Unable to grasp the


by Richard Polk, , March 3, 2011

Demolition Flash Bang Grey dust settles over me As the city crumbles Into the ground A beautiful city A decaying city A bustling city A dying city A high industrial city A worthless city That needed to be put down

The Next Morning by Jennifer Bakala

by Martine, , March 2, 2011

The story I am trying to portray is about a girl who is impacted by the media and suffers from self-esteem issues.  The self esteem issues lead her to engage in activities involving drugs and alcohol that leave her

Woman by Jennifer Bakala

by Martine, , March 2, 2011

Woman Innocent and Unwilling Alone in the Dark Unknown and Isolated Hidden from Light Trapped and Smothered Her World Transformed a Shadowy figure, not man, but Beast Leaving Her with Shame and Guilt Disillusioned and Abandoned Detached From Her


by Richard Polk, , December 3, 2010

Hear the sound of the ocean Break upon the shore As the moon Skips its silhouette Across the waves Let us You and I Leave our footprints Upon the sand As we bask In the tapestry Of this heavenly Night

A Broken Knot

by Liz Atkins,, December 2, 2010

As a little girl, I vividly remember taking that right-hand turn onto Maple Street, looking up the small hill, seeing both sides of the street lined with Dolan vehicles. "Look at this," Dad would bark, the frustration my brother

Reading Between the Lines

by Mellissa Houlding,, December 2, 2010

Darting around the empty room, breathless with excitement and anticipation. Music and wine lulling the nerves while the mind begins to wonder, a mist of conversation, laughter and closeness. The door opens and the world tilts, a smile playing on

Songs Have a Way of Bringing Back Old Memories

by Jennifer Chan,, December 2, 2010

As we go on We remember All the times we Had together And as our lives change From whatever We will still be Friends Forever... Graduation by Vitamin C The first time this song really got to me was in

Song--More Than Words

by Katharine Warszycki,, December 2, 2010

Saying I love you Is not the words I want to hear from you .... How easy it would be to show me how you feel Flaunt your love to me and forget those empty words. What would you do

101 Words--Fiction

by Katharine Warszycki,, December 2, 2010

When I write fiction - fantasy, to be specific - I can escape from all of the stressors in my life. Sure, plot demands conflict as well, but it is conflict that I have total control over. My characters rely

The Stripper Pole

by Justin Curry,, November 5, 2010

The Stripper Pole: For the Audacious and Reckless Drunks of Cortland The stripper pole scarred me for life, but that isn't important. This isn't a story about a club, although I have a catchy tale about a bachelor party where


by Haily Mae Dunn, , November 5, 2010

ME I sit here trying to think of what to write, when I realize: I don't know me. I know where I am from and I know what I look like but, I don't really know ME. Who am I

Three Poems

by Richard Polk, , October 1, 2010

No Title: Is time still on my side Or is it already too late To correct the wrong and take the blame Of all mistakes That I have made Honestly I never knew It never even crossed my mind That

Dance with Me

by Martine, , May 3, 2010

By Beth Newman