I chose these two pieces of her work simply because of how much it tells you about the author's style and sound. She finds a way to talk about politics, an awareness of space around her, and even just the idea of ambiguity in what one person sees versus another, all in one chapbook.
It’s Black History Month and this is one of those books that I felt was important to bring a bit of attention to. As Acevedo’s first novel, this one is special because it tells a narrative, but through poetry.
So, I promised you something today. It’s National Poetry Month and this poem holds a whole lot of meaning for me.
I’m starting to realize that college is about learning to pick my battles. This is one of them.
To take a break from my own work and show you something, a form, you probably haven’t seen in a while, here’s the poem I’ve got for you today.
But we all have certain things we run from, pieces of ourselves that are hard to separate from the rest; it can be quite the crisis of self that comes when we try. So here you go, for my finals week, here are two very dramatic poems that I kind of love. Especially the second one
Happy Poetry Place day!! So this one is a little different today, it's actually a short story made up of haikus. I wanted to return to haikus for a little bit since they are surprisingly versatile and I also wanted to try to tell a story... Plus, California is on fire so that's partially what…Read more Setting Fire– Poetry Place