Category Archives: Poetry

A Poem by Daniel Lavender

“On a Plate” The Where and the Why. Protostars become Black Holes. Sandcastles Die. Paradise and Volcanoes. The words you’ll never Hear. Arguments reflect String Theory. The days yet to…

A Poem by Dorine Jennette

What to Say 1. Wagon is the worst word, for it carts what we call the “remains.” Red heels over the side like an enthusiasm of corn. The scene of…

Congratulations, Poetry Contest Winners!

Straylight’s Spring 2011 Poetry Contest was a wondrous success! On the behalf of our poetry staff, we would like to thank everybody who submitted. We would also like to acknowledge…