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Kara Lewis is a poet, writer, and editor based in Kansas City. Her poems have appeared in Stirring, SWWIM, Pithead Chapel, Sprung Formal, and elsewhere. Currently, she is an MFA candidate in poetry at New England College's low-residency program, where she received the prestigious Joel Oppenheimer scholarship.

As we enter the last month of Spring, the weather is heating up and so is your reading list. This month’s poetry collections promise much-anticipated follow-ups from leading poets, stand-out releases from new voices, and more. Get ready to dive

As we enter the last month of Spring, the weather is heating up and so is your reading list. This month’s poetry collections promise much-anticipated follow-ups from leading poets, stand-out releases from new voices, and more. Get ready to dive

Taylor Swift marked the start of a new era last week, releasing her much-anticipated album The Tortured Poets Department, with plenty of emotion from fans in response. Full of heartbreaking ballads and confessional lyricism, The Tortured Poets Department showcases Swift

Taurus season arrived on April 20 and lasts until May 20. After the turbulence and speed of Aries season, this new Taurus energy invites us to slow down, indulge in luxury, and experience life at the height of our senses.

Just like poetry, Ariana Grande’s latest album—titled Eternal Sunshine and loosely based on the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – takes its audience through both heart-racing highs and turbulent, despairing, lows. While songs like “don’t wanna break up

Aries season is here, and it’s bringing lots of new energy. While its predecessor, Pisces season, saw us through tears, heightened sensitivity, and daydreams, Aries season connects us to justified and conducive rage, passion, and action. Aries are known for

Long-time fans of Kacey Musgraves have seen the country singer-songwriter traverse a deeply personal and tumultuous journey throughout her work in the last six years. Her 2018 album Golden Hour, which won the Grammy Award for Best Country Album, chronicled

Happy Spring! We're bringing you six magnificent releases this March to add to your reading list from a variety of different poets.   Modern Poetry by Diane Seuss  Release date: March 5   Diane Seuss’s innovative and meta collection Modern Poetry, the follow-up to the

In today’s political and social climate, reading queer and trans poets is more vital than ever. Their voices and perspectives help us to interrogate society, see the personal element within the current debates and cases swirling around trans rights, and

“My words are not just for me. They are for you. They are for all of us. When you are home, then I am, too.” This is how Chicago-based writer and designer Wilder describes her poetic works, inspiration, and process.

If you’re feeling even more poetic than usual, it might be because it’s Pisces season. As the twelfth sign of the zodiac, empathetic, ethereal, and emotional Pisceans are more connected to the arts than any other sign, from poetry to

Poetry events offer new ways of engaging with literature and language, from introducing us to favorite poems to inspiring us with unexpected poetry prompts. With virtual poetry events, carving out a space for poetry in the next few weeks has