As lovers of language, many poets have a favorite word, or perhaps several. Then, there are those words that happen to show up in our poetry again and again, ones that relate to our distinct themes or voice. While it’s
Once flowers begin to sprout on branches, once swallows fill the skies with chirps, you know spring is here. Countless poems credit spring as their inspiration, and in the spirit of the season, we have selected four flowery poetry to
Some days, the creativity flows easier than others—and that’s okay. There’s nothing wrong with seeking a little help. There are a number of online tools for poets that can help fuel your writing. Whether you’re looking for a unique word,
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time for recognizing the contributions Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans have made to U.S. history and culture. Poets with AAPI heritage have enriched the American literary landscape for over
Trigger warning: Some of these recommendations have themes of trauma and abuse, which are briefly discussed in this article. May presents an opportunity to delve into excellent new poetry releases. From collections that reflect on nature to anthologies that celebrate Native
Discrimination against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community has increased drastically since the pandemic began. The “Stop AAPI Hate” initiative was launched in March of 2020, and they have reported 3,975 hate incidents between March 19 and Feb.