The Devil's Quill

A Silent Song

Lael Keller, Poetry Editor

February 15, 2019

Filed under Lael Keller's Poetry (Poetry Editor)

The Lady in the Woods

Lael Keller, Poetry Editor

February 15, 2019

Filed under Lael Keller's Poetry (Poetry Editor)

Blue dreams and the river seems to flow Night gleams through a swarm of skeletal trees a cool breeze whispers words in the scarce moon glow A silent fawn born only moments ago takes a step on it’s own The lady in...

Division by Zero

February 9, 2019

Filed under Creative Writing Workshop Students, Lit Mag, Poetry

If you try to divide by zero, it will split like broken glass. It will shatter in shards, And leave behind it a void. It envelops your eraser shavings, Your broken lead, The blood from your paper cuts, All your sins and ...

Banjo Ears

Julia Schnarr, Poetry Writer

February 8, 2019

Filed under Poetry

Banjo Ears The tongue was his barrier. He spoke not of my language but one of his home village. The frustration in communication was thunderous. I tried to tell him that he owed me fifty cents more. He had bought...

Guava

Hannah Zhang

December 18, 2018

Filed under Creative Writing Workshop Students, Poetry

guava tiny little watermelon-lime wrinkly light green old woman skin ruddy pink flesh with off-white seeds guava i don’t know what you taste like i’ve only ever smelled you as a candy and found you on Image...

Puppet Strings

Ryan Hargy

December 18, 2018

Filed under Creative Writing Workshop Students, Poetry

Puppet strings, they dance above                                                                          Suffocating, like a strangled dove.                                         ...

Darkness Dancing Down

Mia Porraro

December 17, 2018

Filed under Creative Writing Workshop Students, Poetry

Follow the beaten road Where flickering street lights line the way There you will find none who dare be around With rain pouring and darkness dancing down On the other side of the wooden doors nature cries Darkness holds every corner...

the garden of life

Erin Flaherty

December 17, 2018

Filed under Creative Writing Workshop Students, Poetry

The world is dirt Yet I’ve seen the greatest of flowers Spring up from its soil   And she was the loveliest flower. From the broken earth she bloomed And grew into something so much more Than ...

Carambola

Carambola

December 17, 2018

silver thread

Hannah Zhang, Poetry Contributor

December 14, 2018

Filed under Creative Writing Workshop Students, Poetry

a caterpillar inches along my windowsill. thunder murmurs in the distance, excited by the pattering of gray rain. he is small and brown, with lint stuck to his belly, and it looks as if half of him is gone, limping along the ro...

Savannah

Lael keller

December 14, 2018

Filed under Lael Keller's Poetry (Poetry Editor)

The lion lies In hopes someday It will grow wise The lion dies But the lion will again Rise Sunset dreams Prior to Midnight screams Anger gleams Through mellow River streams Here comes The tidal wave From the...

August Breeze

Lael Keller

December 14, 2018

Filed under Lael Keller's Poetry (Poetry Editor), Poetry

His mane blows in the August breeze lurking for prey he’ll never seize he won’t stop once to take a breath let his breath be the cause of his untimely death the sun glows dimmer, deep in the sky It's almost time for...

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