Poetry

Works of verse

Traffic

A Malayan poetic structure, the pantoum, ties this poem more closely to speech than to letters.

Icarus

Using the truth in an ancient myth to turn our perspective right side up.

Esperando

A Spanish poem (with its English translation) about jealousy and longing, by teenage writer Katherine Sycamore.

Erudite

Language presents opportunities for play, in a deeply gratifying way.

Present Drag

Some poems have tone, and some, like this one, have attitude. Reflections on the drag of the past.