The soft glow of the moon and a porch light illuminated Madeleine Mori’s fingers as they tap-danced over the worn keys of her mother’s vintage typewriter.
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Academy of American Poets contest underway
It’s the opportunity to win a grand prize with stanzas full of color and creativity bursting off the page. But the clock is ticking.
Creative writing contest winners ‘are advanced users of our tongue’
Allison Montroy firstname.lastname@example.org The ancient Greek city of Byzantium was a hub of flourishing culture and literature, from poetry to song, that kept the art of creativity alive through the dark Middle Ages. So it’s only fitting that Cal Poly’s annual literary magazine, titled “Byzantium,” showcases what English professor Kevin Clark calls “an expert use […]
Cate Harkins is an English senior and Mustang Daily poetry contributor. From the darkness you come strange In memories that don’t belong to me and I don’t keep. Born wild-eyed and late, as the first are, Swaddled in a German flag and taught to speak In machine gun tongues and walk in the step of […]
Cate Harkins is an English senior and Mustang Daily poetry contributor. Him Her name knotted around the inside of his mouth — Unspeakable, indiscernible — Through tacks and pins, Before coming to a dead stop In the gutter under his tongue. She Legs entwined in themselves Arms flung to touch the edges of dream Looks […]