A Favorite Poem (Issue #33)

Greetings! Welcome to this month's "A Favorite Poem" issue, in which I share my current favorite poem with you. In honor of Pride Month (happening this entire June), I would like to share a LGBT-related poem from one of the greatest Romantic poets in history: Walt Whitman. Among the Multitude (Walt Whitman) Among the men …

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Stars and Sand (poem)

Stars and Sand Sand, black as night, off-sets the jet of air streaking the sky. Pipes whistle against rocks, a tune senseless to life-forms, only the Earth. I take matter in hands, crush to feel volcanic songs that once burned here. How a fateful day turned stormy like sand, brought air to ground, in unexpected …

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A Favorite Poem (Issue #31)

Hello! Welcome to this month's "A Favorite Poem" issue. This month's a particularly-fresh one, as it's a recently-released poem from Chinese-American poet Anni Liu. Titled "Ars Poetica in a Dream Language," it's an image-loaded, almost sensual, poem that addresses the harmony and tension between two cultures of the individual. Ars Poetica in a Dream Language …

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25 (poem)

25 The lone candle flickers a half-hour after the clock quietly sounds, softer than the weary heart. Years of solitude in the mind wanting others, but also security to reflect, wax and wane between the body’s moon cycles. …and when company calls you there’s joy for temporary living about recognizing the difference between quarter and …

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