OISS Dispatch: Poetry

Who Can Submit: Submissions are open to all current UCSB undergraduate and graduate students and international scholars. Previously published poems considered (with permission of poet and acknowledgement). Poems in any language are welcome.

How to Submit: email your poems to OISSprograms@sa.ucsb.edu. Please include the text of your poem in the email and attach a PDF (formatting such as italics or line spacing can be lost otherwise).

Submission Deadline: Submissions are invited at any time. Now is a great time!

Vagabond Multilingual Journal
The OISS Dispatch is a monthly online journal of poems that celebrate travel and travelers, places far away and the people inhabiting them. Published by the Office of International Students & Scholars, the Dispatch is seeking poems that celebrate travel and international experience. Co-sponsored by Student Academic Initiatives.

All poems about travel, destinations, or distant places will be considered.

Featured Poems

The Day After the Rapture, by Selena Ross

by Feb 04, 2015

The day after the rapture
we all wore socks beneath our shoes
and too many people said “thank you”
meaninglessly, habitually
—they couldn’t help it,
they were taught to.

The day after the rapture,
a couple people started diets,
a few went on blind dates
and online headlines told of riots
in countries,
far, far away.

Post apocalypse,
several someones lost their keys,
and others stood in long lines
and during dull lectures,
they daydreamed.

After Armageddon,
it was impossible to find parking,
reckless elbows broke some glasses
and custodians took the trash out.

The day after the rapture,
people apologized for being late
and we all carried on,
despite being
in the afterlife.


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