Poet of the Day – Nate Maxson

National Poetry Month April 5, 2020 Nate Maxson Map Of Isola Di Pantelleria (Half Sung)   A temporary coagulation: wind land This desire for the near zero, horizonal: Riehman’s zeta function No grasp of the temporal but to swim Moving towards it but never arriving The giardino pantesco: old stone, obsidian cairns ringed over single […]

Poet of the Day – Ashley Memory

National Poetry Month April 4, 2020 Ashley Memory Phalaenopsis For Becky   My window is framed by a jabot of white blossoms each petal stained with drops of red-violet ink.   People walking by gasp with delight or is it surprise that someone so silly and disorganized would own such a perfect thing?   What […]

Poet of the Day – Candice Kelsey

National Poetry Month April 3, 2020 Candice Kelsey Megxit                           for Meghan Markle   This poem is the press This line the Daily Mail This caesura – your father These letters your letter   This stanza breaks Like the shutter Of a super telephoto lens   And this alliteration Is afterthought arising Around Archie […]

Poet of the Day – Liz Jorgensen

National Poetry Month April 2, 2020 Liz Jorgensen My High School Students   They look like sweatpants and sleep. They smell like gym, like Axe and dew. They taste of rebellion and sound of gossip and heartache. Yet when they graduate, they feel like people—like purpose, like pride.   My High School Students appeared in […]