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I spent the whole night casting spells to bring you back just so I could send you away again.


Amanda Rocha is a practitioner of cosmic, green, and solitary witchcraft. She has been walking her own spiritual path for over a decade, and is passionate about empowering, educating, and connecting with other witches. She was instructed by Ilya Kaminsky (author of Deaf Republic) at SDSU in a contemporary poetry course. Amanda’s poems have been previously published in The Aztec Literary Review (Luna Llena, The Sound, 2015).

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We met I giggled You were serious I felt your heart even then Our souls said hello again Here we go A lifetime would pass 33 years to be exact And still And still As you lay there in your last hours I

Good-bye Stress

Me: Dear Stress, thank you for being such a big part of my life for most of my life. You have helped me to know in my body what feels right and wrong, what feels safe or scary, what I want to do or no


But who wouldn’t want to look that good in mismatched bra and panties? She’s not looking in the mirror she holds. Lying on loose sheets, little rhetorical mouth a little open. She’s waiting for her hu


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