Articles in arts & in & society tagged with poem

Lolita Stewart-White

Selected by Sonia Sanchez as a finalist for the 2021 Boston Review Annual Poetry Contest

Maya Marshall

An Abortion Ban

is a body snatcher,
is an ethnic cleansing.

The uterus is a cave,
is an incubator, is a vault,

is a self-destructing bomb,
is a thoroughfare.

Donia Elizabeth Allen

. . . I am
nott afrayde of swells

that lift mee
off my feet,

or of a strong

Kim Hyesoon Don Mee Choi

The therapist says,
Picture a bird in your mind
What kind of bird is it?

Kemi Alabi

our bloom game too strong / altar stays red candle cinnamon-lit
sweet flicker cracking into prance

Nijla Mu’min

“Just let me just lay here and do nothing
cause boss bitches get lonely too”

Day Heisinger-Nixon Poetry
Day Heisinger-Nixon

“Room, Room, Room, in the many Mansions of Eternal Glory for Thee and for Everyone” & “Publick Universal Friend Adopts a More Androgynous Appearance . . .”

Terrance Hayes

Remembering poets Lynda Hull and Michael S. Harper, with original portraits

Cheswayo Mphanza

Two white men carrying briefcases walk in on a congressional meeting held by African leaders dressed in Western attire. Clapping at the president who resembles Léopold Senghor. He uses words like “revolutionary” and “independence” and they garner an applause.

Felicia Zamora

If I cross paths with myself on the sidewalk, I’m not sure I will recognize my own face.