Articles in arts & in & society tagged with poem

Poetry
Hannah Craig

But I do miss the hymns, / the small, hard apples with their dimpled skin. I do miss / things.

Poetry
Brian Clifton

As a student, I stitched / a cadaver together / while my professor / said you must / be a predator . . .

Poetry
Isha Camara

I ain’t dead and in this form, / I can matrix my way out of your bullet.

Poetry
Caio Kaufman

I was also spat across an ocean

and clung to the edge of an unwilling continent.

Poetry
Simone Person

Selected by Sonia Sanchez as a winner of the 2021 Boston Review Annual Poetry Contest

Poetry
Justin Jannise

I ask my brother if he can hear cicadas where he is. My brother doesn’t know what cicadas are. He is 40 years old. He asks me to repeat it.

Poetry
Adebe DeRango-Adem

Selected by Sonia Sanchez as a winner of the 2021 Boston Review Annual Poetry Contest

Poetry
Raisa Tolchinsky

in your carpeted office you lay my life down / and say open up to that small room in my sternum.

Poetry
Porsha Olayiwola

a slave ship hauls / bodies as cargo and / both the surface and ocean floor / rifts. even the clouds break / open in sobs.

Poetry
Anthony Okpunor

loving mother, come watch me be patient, / watch how i describe things that never leave my mouth