Happy Wednesday, and Happy National Poetry Month! For today’s poem, we have Angela Voras-Hills’ “On My Way Home,” from her collection, LOUDER BIRDS. Enjoy!
Happy Monday, friends! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. To start our week, here is a poem by Sylvia Plath, “Blackberrying,” which seems particularly fitting right now. Enjoy!
“Haunted, they say, believing
the soft, shifty
dunes are made up
of…” – from “Djinn” by Rae Armantrout. Enjoy! We have 5 more days until Halloween!
Here’s a quick snapshot of my Labor Day weekend! The Good Place, IT, reading poetry, and compiling my poetry manuscript!
Select, favorite poems from Shaindel Beers’ incredible collection, SECURE YOUR OWN MASK, from White Pine Press (2018) and winner of the White Pine Press Poetry Prize.
The thing that I love about erasure poetry is how interactive it can (and should!) be with the original work it is pulling from….
Happy Sunday, all! As fellow readers, book lovers, and writers, I know you have authors and books in your back pocket that you find yourself…
Help me turn my mind off. Help me be more than a song. The stress like a crow’s open flame. Help me to not…
—after Philip Larkin TO BRING THE HORSE HOME Is all I’ve wanted past wanting since I was six and delirious with fever,…
SELF-PORTRAIT I did not want my body Spackled in the world’s Black beads and broke Diamonds. What the world Wanted, I did not….
L.V. WOMEN The Women wear their hair like a blonde ballet trained to perform each golden strand sun-bleached and chemical-precision, in perfect position….
WHEN I WAS NAKED I was the sturdy bowl of plums half-buried in snow outside the artist’s studio. He paints the shades of…