“Poetry can be a means of facilitating one’s experience of the continuity that is ‘underneath’ the artificially-imposed partitionings.”
We make the soul composite when throwing shapes
with hearts and hands, as if hearts could understand.
When you escaped, I cackled like I was
the one who fled
“What I have discovered in my adult life, in my driving and commuting life, is that I love birds of prey.” —M. Soledad Caballero
A series of poems by BIPOC poets that engage with birds, curated by Sean Hill.
Writers preview the Seattle Arts & Lectures Poetry Series
“By stitching the mundane to the profound, Abani renders a reclamation of a tender masculinity, an understanding of the relationship between joy and trauma, and a pursuit of the sacred.” –Indira Dahlstrom
“To be vulnerable means also to know one’s own capacity for harm . . .”–Amy Klein
You full of night, night full of you.
“The trouble with wanting . . . is that the relationship between the public and private self’s desires is an ever-evolving matter.” –Margot Kahn