EDDA Art & Literary Magazine

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EDDA Art & Literary Magazine

EDDA Art & Literary Magazine

Looking Glass Self, Maleko Myers, 24

Face Two Face

Sidney Bester, '23 January 24, 2023

When they see me, they see a distant sky. To them, my aura manifests itself as a crisp baby blue;  It reflects just how cool I am. And by cool, I mean cool, calm, and collected.  Could have...


Paige Barrett, '23 January 9, 2023

Somehow I love yet dread their existence. One day they embrace the living, the next they bury you six feet under the dirt of hypocrisy. For I am one of those people. Concealed by the words of those who...

Poems Inspired by the Harlem Renaissance

January 9, 2023

"Who Am I" by Kailyn Beckham, '23 You see my father the pastor and make assumptions You assume i'm really sweet holier than thou You assume i'm going to do everything by the rules The questions...


Kendra Hoskins, '25 December 14, 2022

Our love was like a river, Destined to someday separate. Your words are the thing that gave me life, And took it away painfully leaving us both with heartbreak. We were like a coin destined...

A Helping Hand, Nyla Bishop, 25

An Ode to Who?

Julianne Posey, '26 December 7, 2022

This is an ode  To my empty mind With a thirst for words that just won’t come Parched by the persistent pest that is Procrastination   This is an ode To the rhythmic tap of...

Red Flowers  

Sydney Villanueva, '24 November 28, 2022

A new month comes around  Autumn leaves fall down Falling down like crimson  Resonating between her legs  There is a growing pain of crimson  Pooling crimson water suffocating mammals  Red...

Recipe Poem Guidelines

October 27, 2022

Got a RECIPE for how to be a good friend? Or letting go of someone? Or finding yourself? WRITE AN ORIGINAL RECIPE POEM on any subject/theme AND GET PUBLISHED ON www.hfedda.org And be entered...

Carmella Abramczyk, 24

6-Word Challenge: What I’ll Miss Most About Summer

October 27, 2022

The quiet contemplation of sunny afternoons. --Samantha Chalmers, '25 I miss going to the resorts. --Michael Winfield, '25 My summer was Full of surprises. --Lavell Person, '25 I miss my freedom...

Bouquet, Javiyah Israel, 25


Georgia Mott, '23 October 16, 2022

  “the process of adapting or becoming used to a new situation” A word I have gotten to know very well recently As I watched my brother leave for his final year of college I thought...

faded violence

Mila Ponce, '25 September 9, 2022

my doorway it stands guarding a  paradise; a prison home to beautifully tender wounds— dusted with roses and sore to the touch you may choose to see these wounds their hurt, their...


Valentina Gonzalez, '26 September 9, 2022

You give me beautiful roses With petals like fire to light up my day Soon enough I have enough to fill my empty vase But as soon as I take them My finger bleeds

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