An abstract image of intimacy.
Part four of the author’s Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light set about her grandparents (the other three parts are essays). This wildly imaginative poem reflects on her maternal grandfather’s spirituality and dignity.
The poet explores the vulnerability of early morning.
A true description of two people who think the are closer than they are.
Is it inattention from others that makes us vague and distant? A scene from a restaurant.
In sensual style, this poem moans for a chance to make breakfast before giving her another try.
Curiosity leads to deep self-exploration and new thoughts on sexuality, friendships, and being unique.
Using the truth in an ancient myth to turn our perspective right side up.
A striking retelling of a disturbing news story.
A Spanish poem (with its English translation) about jealousy and longing, by teenage writer Katherine Sycamore.