Poem of the Day: Susan Prospere

Hi friends! A beautiful image for your Monday evening— * SILVER THAW How cold the angels are—so they come down to Mississippi,their breath rising from the ice of their bodies to frost the clover.  And they take the trees one by onebecause they are jealous.All...

Poem of the Day: 5 Poems to Settle into the New Year

Happy Tuesday, friends! I don’t know about you, perhaps especially with being sick, it’s been harder to shake off that looming feeling of the holidays this year. But at the same time, I’m feeling all that excitement of the new year and what it...

Poem of the Day: Nikki Giovanni

SKY DIVING I hang on the edge of this universe singing off-key talking too loud embracing myself to cushion the fall I shall tumble into deep space never in this form or with this feeling to return to earth It is not tragic I will spiral through that Black hole losing...

Let’s Finish February Strong: Poem by Toni Morrison

EVE REMEMBERING 1 I tore from a limb fruit that had lost its green. My hands were warmed by the heat of an apple Fire red and humming. I bit sweet power to the core. How can I say what it was like? The taste! The taste undid my eyes And led me far from the gardens...

Poem of the Day: Frank Stanford

THE LIGHT THE DEAD SEE There are many people who come backAfter the doctor has smoothed the sheetAround their bodyAnd left the room to make his call.They die but they live.They are called the dead who lived through their deaths,And among my peopleThey are considered...