And So Do Black Voices Protests rage across the country alongside a pandemic. People are being tear gassed while exercising their right to free speech. You may be feeling overwhelmed. Trapped, even, by a desire to DO something. You can … Continue reading Black Lives Matter
A Reinterpretation That Could Use A Little Innovation Romeo, Romeo, oh we know all about you Romeo. Or do we? Nadd Wellgreen invites his readers to peek deeper into the lives of two of the most well known characters in … Continue reading Wherefore Art Thou, Rosaline?
We Are Only Now Losing The Garden eden turns poetry on its head. Literally. Poet Liv Chalmers ends all the poems in her 2019 publication with their titles. A bit of a surprise at first, this reconfiguration is actually a … Continue reading Eden Was Always Here
No Sicilians Were Killed In the Making of This Poetry Mark Petit’s earnest romantic poetry is beguiling in its sweetness. “You are the wind,” the speaker says in “Shine On”. “For my heart takes flight with your passing /And every … Continue reading Poetry As Sweet As Princess Buttercup
Wayward Daughters Drifts like Glitter in the Wind Poet Ashly Kim sums up her 2017 publication in one of her own verses. Wayward Daughters is “everything and / nothing / all at once.” This is a poetry collection of prettiness; … Continue reading Glitterbomb