Elementia heartbreak

Writing

Connection at First Sight

By Annie Barry

I read about you in my horoscopes and in a relatable tweet last week as soon as I saw you, I knew those were written about you


Museum of Broken Street Signs

By Meghana Lakkireddy

I miss running down the street with you at half past 3 When your dad dropped you off after softball practice on Sunday afternoons. And there was never anything more than grass stains on white pants and empty soda cans that my mom told me to throw away two hours ago. The boys that surrounded us we


she took my poems

By Annie Barry

why do i allow myself to participate in something as dangerously stupid as Love? allow myself to participate i say as if i don’t put myself up to bat in a room full of automatic pitch machines


Treading Water

By Katherine D. Westbrook

This is the pretend-dream, where I am teaching you to swim, and your body and my body remember their names in the water.

We pull them from the lake where they’ve been drowning, covered in salt, covered in sweat and horsetails.


Lonely Life

By Alyssa Rydell

How many times must we say goodbye? Too many long and drawn out mornings without you. After sunrise, I have no one to wake, No one beside me, No one to shake. Hundreds of times we have had to say goodbye, Too many long and boring days without you. I am alone in my car, With an empty seat beside m


Scared Loveless

By Zoë Christianson

I wish that I could speak my mind more easily. I wish I didn’t fall in love so easily and that it weren’t so obvious.


The Tale of the King of Thieves

By Mellissa Osborne

There is a world so different than ours Where elves walk with man and have mystical powers And in this world, on the streets of a small castletown There you’d find the most honorable rogue around It was home to the King of Thieves.


You and Me

By Robert Williams

Was’ up with you and me can you tell me that I think the way you have been treating me is flat out whack I’ve been putting myself out there as the months have gone by But no matter how far we get you continue to pull back I can’t believe you girl you got me open like a book You know I care about


Autumn Hearts excerpt

By Elizabeth Kelly

Silence is here again. No whispering trees Not even a howl from the wind. The river no longer laughs. The sounds of our happiness are gone, But I will never forget that bright autumn day