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This round we cover @horse_ebooks, Mike Pence’s horse tweet, beige cardigan, astrological autofills, and more!
From “death” to “ice cream,” Koko gets to the heart of it all.
These 10 queer poets focus on rawness and beauty and the importance of being true.
If Alice Walker once said “hard times require furious dancing,” then hard times call for reading poetry, particularly black poets. Follow zaynab’s journey in reconnecting with black poetry as a means of daily survival and understand why reading the work of black poets can enhance our collective understandings of what it means to cultivate and sustain resistance.
This round we cover notifications, pizza trackers, where in the world is Mallory Ortberg and more!
“It is a matter of national survival that we never get used to the president’s hair.”
This round we cover net neutrality, Y2K, away messages, left swipes made too soon, and astropoets.
Immerse yourself in these poems and prepare to come out raw and clean.
This round we cover twitter handles, the GOOP empire, craigslist aesthetic, hashtags, and MySpace (rip).
This round we cover unfriending, chatting with bots, wacky 404s, the #UNameItChallenge and more.
There Should Be Flowers is a healing map, a compass that shows us back to the world after having left it for too long – that allows us to live inside the pain and love ourselves anyway.
“As a poet, I normally have time to carefully construct my sentences, my metaphors, etc., but here I didn’t have any preparation, and honestly, I don’t think I needed any.”
Featuring the raya app, Trivago dad, and Carrie Bradshaw hiding from an email.
Poetry slams and open mics for queer poets of all stripes to try out.
“Gender self-determination is vital and I can feel great about who I am when I am at home. But I live a life where I engage with other people and doing what feels good for me is a lot more challenging when I step outside the door. With pronouns specifically, it’s hard not to feel like you are dependent on others to ‘validate’ your gender, or rather, it’s hard not to feel like your gender is not valid when people use the wrong pronoun.”
truly feel blessed that / i’m hard to find on facebook / shout out to my name
curious to know
how many other people
fav’d their gyno’s tweet
Mary Meriam doesn’t flinch at female eroticism, at emotional turmoil, at social upheaval, at the truth of human cruelty. She also doesn’t flinch at rhyme, rhythm, formal constraint, or ancient forms of poetry and language.