Wristwatch – Nancy

Today we’re sharing the poem “Wristwatch” by Nancy. Enjoy! Check the time on the clock under the sign – Visiting Hours Only. People lie in wards finding ways to pass the time but time is all they have and it slips slips away. Her wristwatch ticks in constant reminder. The watch keeps its shape butContinue reading “Wristwatch – Nancy”

Flight of the Butterfly – Bri C.

Today we present the poem “Flight of the Butterfly” by Bri C. Butterfly, butterfly,What do you see?Butterfly, butterfly,On a daisy. Butterfly, butterfly,Swish and swing,Butterfly, butterfly,With colorful wings. Butterfly, Butterfly,Lands on a rose,Butterfly, butterfly,Lands on my nose. Butterfly, butterfly,White and black,Butterfly, butterfly,Goes right back. Swish-swoosh swing,What a wonderful sight!When she makes her flight,Back to the flower,TheContinue reading “Flight of the Butterfly – Bri C.”

Call for Submissions: Fall 2020

Submissions are open for our Fall 2020 issue. If you’re a young writer, we can’t wait to see your piece. Submit by 11/02/20, and your piece will automatically be considered for our official fall issue. Whether or not your piece is accepted to the issue, you’ll get a chance for publication on our site. WhatContinue reading “Call for Submissions: Fall 2020”

Radiate Literary Journal Vol. 1 Issue 1

Editors’ Note Submit Did you enjoy this issue? Submit your work today to be considered for our next issue. There are plenty of reasons to submit. Personalized feedback on your piece Experience working with an editor Exposure as a writer Support from a dedicated community of young writers If you’re looking for inspiration, check outContinue reading “Radiate Literary Journal Vol. 1 Issue 1”

The Man Who Forgot – Pen W.

Today we present the poem “A Man Who Forgot: A Warning for the Present Age” by Pen Wordsmith. She wrote this poem to emphasize the danger of erasing our past and refusing to learn from mistakes. Once was a man who tried to leave behind, All the things from where he’d come. But sadly heContinue reading “The Man Who Forgot – Pen W.”

Through the Eyes of Children – Jimmy P.

This poem is about the author’s experiences at school. He noticed a factory-like nature that pushing kids to their limit to increase the output of grades. He wanted the poem to be an honest representation of his feelings about where the school system fails, and the way people look back at their school experience throughContinue reading “Through the Eyes of Children – Jimmy P.”

Finding Friends Among Strangers – Shrubaboti Bose

We are delighted to bring you the poem “Finding Friends among Strangers” by Shrubaboti Bose. This piece was an ode to a group of juniors at her university, who embraced her within their social circle and made her feel like one of their own at one point. We love how this poem celebrates the impactContinue reading “Finding Friends Among Strangers – Shrubaboti Bose”

Open For Submissions: The 6 Pieces We’re Looking For

Radiate Literary is open for submissions. If you submit your piece within the next two weeks, you’ll have a chance to be featured in our very first end-of-summer issue. If you’re debating whether to submit, check out our post on the 5 reasons you should submit to Radiate Literary. Here’s some more info: the sixContinue reading “Open For Submissions: The 6 Pieces We’re Looking For”

Wake Up: I Am Still a Human – Tisha M.

Today we’re delighted to bring you a poem entitled “Wake Up/Treat Me Like a Human” by Tisha M. We love the style and passion of this piece. Enjoy! Wake Up/Treat Me Like a Human A small white flower Soon trickled blood, Purity and innocence, Society claimed; washed away from her. A woman, a carrier ofContinue reading “Wake Up: I Am Still a Human – Tisha M.”

What is A Pet? – Angel C.

About the Author Angel C. enjoys playing violin, crocheting stuffed animals, and reading.  She wants to be a vet when she grows up.  This is one of her first poems, but she is excited to learn more about how to write a great poem. Her cat, Mellie, inspired this piece. Mellie is a Siamese cat,Continue reading “What is A Pet? – Angel C.”