“I feared pain / but hoped each hit might knock more pink / out of my gut, stain me truer blue.”
By Isha Camara
“think ourselves in opposition to what murders us: / We carry ourselves above ground, float every night.”
This November, Associate Editor Benjamin Bartu curates poems by Indigenous Poets.
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.
By I.S. Jones
The Legacy Suite is a three-part interview series in which poets delve into the tumultuous journey of publishing a debut full-length collection: before publication, during, and after. For this interview, I.S. Jones spoke with poet K. Iver about their debut, Short Film Starring My Beloved’s Bronco (Milkweed Editions, 2023).
“Summer isn’t a time for play it’s a time / for playing at forever”