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.
Between the good, bad, and the in-between, it’s been a lot of work. Some of it good, others complete losses, but it is what it is.
So about that poem I just posted yesterday—if you haven’t read it, check it out here before reading this. I don't usually do posts like this, but I feel an explanation and understanding is due. This is it.
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.
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