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NEIU instructor releases new poetry book

NEIU instructor releases new poetry book

October 26, 2016

On Oct. 4 NEIU’s literary journal SEEDS hosted a poetry reading in celebration of the publication ...

The Weeping Sky

The Weeping Sky

April 19, 2016

  The sky is crying She weeps and moans With her thunderous roars Her face is cloudy ...

Girl Incognito…

Girl Incognito…

March 1, 2016

…the nun.  Dressed in the purest of clothing, She had to outrun the furthest city lights to Live in the hou...

Seeds Corner

Seeds Corner

November 3, 2015

Forest Girl A child with dark silk hair and bright amber eyes, full, lush lips and porcelain skin, ...

Seeds Corner

Seeds Corner

September 9, 2015

A Land of Libertines   I ride through a land of libertines, sodium vapor lights, mid-morning...

Seeds Corner

Lauren Barry, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Seeds

Smoke curled into my eyes as I lifted up the rusted hood of my brother’s car. My stomach lurched with fear and the fumes shot up my nose, making my eyes water. He was going to kill me. “Be careful,” he said. “Easy on the breaks,” he said. This morning had been a blur of indecipherable noise banging around while I ...

SEEDS Corner

October 7, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Seeds

SEEDS CORNER A series of poems and prose offerings presented by SEEDS Literary & Visual Arts Journal. *      *       *       *       *       *       *   Seasons Change By Heather Obmann   While the leaves blow colorful red, green, orange, and yellow, I...

Seeds Corner

September 23, 2014

Filed under Seeds

SEEDS CORNER A series of poems and prose offerings presented by SEEDS Literary & Visual Arts Journal. * * * * * * * Knowledge of Yourself By Chris Zavacki No one knows themselves completely You say you won’t do it, but do. Don’t you see? I am true. You were one person way back when. Had different ideas...

Seeds Corner

September 9, 2014

Filed under Seeds

SEEDS CORNER A series of poems and prose offerings presented by SEEDS Literary & Visual Arts Journal. SEEDS is envisioned as a diverse network that provides a space for members of the Northeastern Illinois University community and beyond to showcase their artistic talents from poetry to prose and visual arts. Visual...

SEEDS Corner

April 29, 2014

Filed under Seeds

A series of poems and prose offerings presented by SEEDS Literary & Visual Arts Journal. We are always accepting submissions for the SEEDS corner. Email us for submission guidelines or visit our Facebook page. Best of luck, writers! Follow us on Twitter.com/SEEDSneiu (#SEEDSneiu) and Facebook.com/SeedsJournal to stay...

Seeds Corner

April 23, 2013

Filed under Seeds

Seeds Corner By Maggie Ward Smoky throat, kinky nocturnal hair, droopy Aquarian eyes, the trouble that surrounds him coughs up its own company. A fog emits from his irises outwards, his voice cuts the mist of mystery. Sidesteps a shadow, still all black everything. The lips of this modern vapor do not fade when they...

.: Seeds Corner :.

February 20, 2013

Filed under Seeds

.:Seeds:. Is NEIU’s Literary and Visual Arts Journal.   This Shakespearean Sonnet speaks of a W.E.B. Dubois theory of double consciousness, according to the author of the poem and prior .:Seeds:. Editor-in-Chief, Keesha Harris. Harris won the English Department's Poetry Prize with this poem. The Unconscious Thinker  ...