Heartbreak

The Tweny-Ninth Year – Hala Alyan

In Islamic and Western tradition, age twenty-nine is a milestone, a year of transformation and upheaval. For Hala Alyan, this is a year in which the past—memories of family members, old friends and past lovers, the heat of another land, another language, a different faith—winds itself around the present. Hala’s ever-shifting, subversive verse sifts together …

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Starlight – Tamara Basic

(a walk through stars) take me on a walk through starswe’ll light up the nightwith our own constellationbrighter than the sunout of this worldand out of our mindsjust two crazy kidsmadly in lovewith the whole universe. Poignant, bittersweet, personal and hopeful, Starlight is a collection of poems and thoughts on themes of love, heartbreak, sorrow, …

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