Poems in March

This month’s collection of poems are inspired by overwhelming grief delivered through violence, heartbreak, and loss. After the Parkland shooting and the disappointing gun control…

Love Poems + Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is always a fun time to eat more chocolate and send sweet thoughts to loved ones. My dad has bought me a big…

Poems in February

OCD by Neil Hilborn Postcards by Sarah Kay Unrequited Love in 9 Parts by Sabrina Benaim Scars/To the New Boyfriend by Rudy Francisco When I…

Poems in January

Although I’ve immersed myself in Rudy Francisco and William Evans’ books over Christmas break, I’ve still kept my eyes peeled on poets.org and Kaveh Akbar’s…

Poems in November

The poems I’m reading and watching this month focus on tenderness and loss and finding peace in the midst of terror. While none are from…

Poems in October

This month’s selection of poems are political and heartbreaking and eye opening and they all require empathy. Empathy is a choice and it’s one that…

Spoken Word Poems You Need to Hear

I love reading poetry on a page, but hearing artists read their words in a coffee shop or on a video broadcast is even more…