EDDA Art & Literary Magazine

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EDDA Art & Literary Magazine

EDDA Art & Literary Magazine

Closer Than They Appear, Amanda Lumpkins, 22

Four Years

Jakaylen Reynolds, '22 April 6, 2022

Your name rings in my ear like the eerie ringing of the phone  in the silent house that morning you passed. When I think of you.  I hear the ice bumping against your glass cup as you walk to...

If you ever find yourself on the j train ….

Elise Armstrong, '22 March 13, 2022

If you ever find yourself on the j train …. Seek the nearest porch to sit on  or a pile of stairs  under a yolk-like sun  that runs it´s heat waves  through your coiled hair. If...

Find Your Joy in My Childhood

Gabrielle Brown, '22 March 13, 2022

If you ever find yourself in Matteson during the summer Make your way to Allemong Park You’ll see kids playing on the swings and slides Climbing the jungle gym and playing tag You’ll see football...

if you happen to be

Bianca Esparza, '22 March 13, 2022

If you ever find yourself at rock bottom Reassure yourself that it can’t get any worse You may feel the bumpy road cause you to stumble Some may try to knock you off your track The wind might test...


Welcome To My Heart

Rylee Miller, '25 March 9, 2022

Enter - Non Remittal - Privacy - Ice - Variation   Welcome, welcome Come in, come in Welcome to my heart  It’s been so long since I’ve had company But yes, enter please   Sorry...

Young Hearts and Minds by Nyla Bishop, 25

Breonna Taylor

Melissa Fateen, '23 March 5, 2022

No knock at the door  The police came barging in  Breonna Tayor was caught in the war  Bullets were flying through the wind  The family pleaded for justice  After people saw the video,...

Fall, Amanda Lumpkins, 22


Mia Knox,'22 February 22, 2022

She is an abyss of stretch marked skin.  She is a caramel sea littered with dents and imperfections.  She is curves that don't hide,  And flesh that doesn't apologize.  She is strong black...

My Name

AnDrea Taylor, '24 February 22, 2022

AnDrea Taylor. Born on a sunday, October 2nd, born after the storm of Hurricane Katrina Cut out the womb in 2005, only 4 months after my parents were wed In Indianapolis, Indiana.   A...

A Celestial Trip

Comfort Nnaemeka, '25 February 17, 2022

through the stars, a galaxy unexplored with a lifetime to learn and  won’t you take my hand? let us explore the stars together.   and when we travel, admiring the stars i’ll...

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Not Yet Perfect

Lorenzo Brooks, '24 February 17, 2022

Once kings and queens towering over the cities before us As we arise in the morning to our beautiful scenes With the loyal ones that we trust  Not all perfect for there are prisoners we’ve...

Lost Friends, Nyla Bishop, 25

Originality at a Cost 

Kere Eno, '22 February 11, 2022

Kere  The four-letter word that I am fortunate enough  to call my name.  Means “Don’t forget the Lord”. The name that made me  hate attendance. Always mispronounced and...

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