Articles tagged with poem

Poetry
Terrance Hayes

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

Poetry
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.

Poetry
Felicia Zamora

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

Poetry
Diamond Forde

Our bodies, temples—shouldn’t that mean anyone can worship? Shouldn’t that mean it’s okay to dip my hips into a communion bowl?

Poetry
Kyoko Uchida
Poetry
José B. González

The sewing machines have
been pushed aside to a far-off
world, but I can still hear
their thumping

Poetry
Ocean Vuong
Poetry
Hazem Fahmy

Hazem Fahmy was a finalist for the 2019 Boston Review Annual Poetry Contest and this poem appeared in our arts anthology Allies.

Poetry
Naro Alonzo
They’ve stolen a finger bone, carved it into a whistle, which when blown,
summons extinct birds . . .
Poetry
Funto Omojola

mom calls me often
to ask if i’ve been doing
my nightly devotionals