Exclusive Music Debut: The Convincing Actor

Name: The Convincing Actor. Age: 22 (12/1995). Hometown: Roselle Park, New Jersey. Genre: Unclear. Artist Bio: The Convincing Actor makes music and if you don’t like it, you should get professional help. The Convincing Actor is also a writer, poet, drummer, and photographer. The Convincing Actor makes art because it’s the next best thing aside…

“Trump Nation” by Victoria Buffalino

betrayal: sneaky snake slippery, slow you feel comfort as he wraps his arms around your throat “Let me save you,” he coos as he strangles you you’ll never see it coming (at least, it’ll feel sudden when you’ve spend the whole relationship with your eyes squeezed shut) one day he just strikes (about:) This is…

Natachi Mez “Editor”

Editor, What make a poem good Can you touch the goodness It’s 12:44 AM and my tummy growl And I want to be held by that boy who send me heart emojis And I still wonder if I’m too big to be held/touched/loved In fourth grade, Josh called me a Man, perceiving me as bigger…

Ways To Get Paid For Your Poetry

Poetry is often seen as a field where writers can’t make money. However, there are tons of opportunities for poets to turn their self-expression into a side hustle or a full-time career. Here are some ways to make money from your art, both short-term and long-term. Paid Submissions If you already submit your poetry to…

Slaydaking “Bystander”

Woah holy shit I should probably Nah someone will do something Hopefully… There was a lot of people there I can’t be the only one who saw that Someone definitely said something                                              …

Julianna Rossano “Operatics”

As a little girl, music swelled within me. I never escaped the beat pounding through my heart, or the lyrics weaving themselves around my head, pulling tight like a boa constrictor. I would tap my fingers to the silent beat – on a desk, window, any flat surface. And singing was the only reprise I…

Anthony Pizzo “No Title”

all I see is kids dying in the streets all I see is kids caught in the industry all I see is social skills dwindling all I see is kids not listening all I see is people who think they’re free when actually their minds been tamed ever since the age of three do you…

Tyriq Gay “TABOO LOVE”

Amani Hisia Swahili for hidden love Hidden love English for lust A feeling of desire and greed Which just manifests itself into anger, jealousy, and pain The Theory that Splenda is just as real  as natural honey Honey Sweet, savory golden delight A product from those who work hard Created with passion Created from two,…