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Nine Nights - Malika Booker

2 poems available

“She is a black statue in a whitewashed wooden chair, a dilapidated board house, sitting still till dusk spreads her silk petticoat across the sagging sky and bats swarm into the evening’s canvas.”

Intimations - Momtaza Mehri

3 poems available

"I digress. Let’s live in digression. We have no other choices.", from the poem Haematology #1


5 poems available

“I myself am bored / of fig leaves, of shames / I did not choose” – from ‘About Ana’


4 poems available

“Poets must snatch out of time the passionate transitory” – Patrick Kavanagh


6 poems available

“The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power. -Toni Morrison ”


Yomi Sode

B. 1984

1 poem available

“To archive poems that may speak to current or younger generations of writers feels incredible. I’m thankful to join a list of iconic figures who inspire me to craft my work to the best it can be.”

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