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A term popularized among the queer community, “chosen families” are nonbiological bonds that exude support, pride, and love. For LGBTQ people—who may have complicated family

Has your heart felt heavy lately? Have you been left feeling down and discouraged with no idea how to write your way through what you’re

A new year is a perfect excuse for a bookshelf refresh, and 2021 is serving up a whole slew of hot new collections to look

Culture

Amanda Gorman, a 22-year-old Black poet and Harvard University alumna, has made history by becoming the youngest inaugural poet, selected by President Joe Biden. Gorman

Jolabokaflod might not be a word we hear very often, but its meaning is one we can all support. Translated as “Christmas book flood,” the

The holiday season is here already—and with it comes big shopping days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But now, more than ever, it’s important

In poetry, rhythm, style, and word choice breathe life into the feelings and ideas of the writer. So how, then, can poems be translated? What

Music

With the release of Taylor Swift’s ninth studio album, evermore, the multi-genre musician has further cemented herself as a star songwriter. From “dorothea,” an exercise

The holidays are here, and with them comes no shortage of poetry prompts. If annual traditions, snowy landscapes, and festive decorations have you feeling inspired,

With rhythm, rhyme, and flow at the cornerstone, it’s no surprise that poetry and hip hop share a special history. Hip hop, as we know

It’s no surprise that musicians are often talented poets in their own right. Their skill for creating melodies and lyrics can translate beautifully to written