All that remains is an orphaned heart.
Watch as Isaac Lomax delivers a poem on the loss of his brother.
Would you take an action if you knew that in some unknown place, someone you didn’t know would die as a result?
You’re not alone.
Honored that Hannah Lee Jones’s poem is our last for 2016. It’s a fitting one to go out on for us who feel “abandoned in that snow country”; “a howl with no walls to receive it.”
Trust in the human spirit.
David Wright ponders the convergence of the living and the dead, the comfortable and the impoverished, “the residual lives /I’ve put on and cannot shed.”
“Westworld” is an entertaining and dramatic look at sex, death, and the human experience. For “Game of Thrones” fans, it should be right up your alley.
A man walks around with a bullet in his head in Gerald Yelle’s surreal yet oddly believable poem.
Josette Akresh-Gonzales’s Pushcart-nominated poem is one of mourning and celebration, in which “The front door is open for the ten /people who will say the kaddish with me. They don’t have to knock.”
As we approach World AIDS Day, John Whittier Treat’s call and response poem raises questions about the ways by which we commemorate.
This was a conversation I wouldn’t have had with my Dad, if it wasn’t for this run and the Movember Foundation.
“I’m passionate about men’s health because I love my wife and I want to be around to keep loving her for a long time.”
Darius Stewart and his mother grieve the impending loss of a good man– “slugging our way /to the altar for grace, bartering for his life.”
How did we not have a simple conversation about not feeling well—emotionally or physically?
Jesse Kornbluth remembers the life and legacy of Leonard Cohen.