We are honored to share with everyone the winners and finalists of the 2021 Love & Eros Prize! Please join us in congratulating these remarkable poets. Winners were selected by Kaveh Akbar.
By Len Lawson
“The eyes of injustice strike deep as a bullet. The eyes of a revolutionary strike deeper through eternity.”
“A is antecedent, anterior, the abscess from which all else / arises. The atrocity in the attic, but also the attic’s architecture.”
By Katie Hale
“There was ugliness, too, in the gallery, though the audioguide / steered me meticulously away.”
We are honored to share with everyone the winners and finalists of the 2021 Palette Poetry Prize! Please join us in congratulating these remarkable poets. Winners were selected by Jericho Brown.
By Yi Wei
“The ripening of our women is a legacy / of burning. We leave behind nothing / but seeds.”
“it is lonely here / in the way I imagine places without life at all are lonely – / the surface of Mars. / the Moon’s ridges.”
By Emily Zogbi
“I / turn over a vase & find my name. I round / a corner & the table has vanished. I shake / a teapot & the missing rings appear in my / mouth.”