Why Poetry was released in 2017 and has remained since a passionate and plain spoken blueprint for both …
“this is a mantra to protect tiny breathing holes / stopped by the spittle and mucus of a kiss, / for birdcage ribs of meerschaum against the press / and squeeze of bones”
The declared cruelest month, National Poetry Month, has arrived. Here are four new poems we admire hitting magazines that speak to the vastness of cruelty, featuring work from Golden in The Offing, Mary Morris in Thrush Poetry Journal, Hieu Minh Nguyen in Poetry, and Dilruba Ahmed in NER.
We are so grateful to all of our partner-poets for sharing their work with us—please enjoy their beautiful words in our Featured Poetry catalogue.
We’re honored to have had the chance to chat with the talented poet Campbell McGrath, author several award winning collections, recipient multiple fellowships including the MacArthur “Genius” Grant, a Puschart Prize winner, and currently a professor at Florida International—here’s what he has to say about his journey of becoming poet.
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