‘Homie’ Poems: A Collection by Danez Smith

There are several modern poets that constantly inspire me with their chapbook releases and spoken word videos: Clint Smith, Olivia Gatwood, Sarah Kay, José Olivarez,…

Button Poetry Spoken Word Pieces for February

Willie Boy by Adam Falkner Pins and Needles by Dua Saleh What Are You? by AP & Korso Everything to Call Him Before Rapist by…

Hopping Back into My Creative Hobbies

I started two new jobs at the beginning of this year (a girl’s gotta eat, shop, save for NYC, pay her student loans, pay her…

Poems in January

Barely over a week ago, I shared my favorite spoken word poems I discovered over the past year that inspired my writings and made me…

My Favorite Spoken Word Poems in 2019

Alternate Universe in Which I Am Unfazed by the Men Who Do Not Love Me by Olivia Gatwood I Lose My Voice During Sex by…

Poems in December

Well here we are, folks! We’ve made it to the final monthly collection of poetry for 2019: my poems in December. I’ve been sharing my…

Stag’s Leap Poems by Sharon Olds

Last week, I shared my favorite poems from The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde and I’m continuing my consumption of written poetry collections in the…

Poems in November

Every month I curate a collection of pieces that will inspire my own poem writing throughout the next 20-30 days, and this installment of Poems…

Button Poetry Spoken Word Pieces for November

What I’ve Learned About Trauma by Brenna Twohy Where Are You Really From? by Carlos Andrés Gómez My Mother by Porsha Olayiwola Pronounce Us Correctly…