Lit Poetry

When the clouds are impregnated with infinite droplets of water, delicate enough to bequeath upon you a lifetime of experiences, and so Herculean enough to drown you away. A curtain...

On the best most special kind of Friday afternoons I’d sit in the velvety backseat of my father’s Buick, a tangled bundle of excitement, because it was...

And for the nth time I bend back my head Laughing at the absurdity of it all I realized what a little piece of heaven you...

I am from glorified rice and scalloped potatoes, from floors washed on hands and knees, carpets vacuumed stubby; from lemon wedges rubbed in the armpits of old...

In Fort Myers, the weather doesn't change much. Despite this, my grandmother will always tell you about the sun, how it chars your skin red as...

Safe came in a spiral notebook. the tattoos left behind by lead showed me the unfiltered girl I’d almost marooned, buried in my labyrinth of words. all along,...

we are suppressing ourselves the women in my family have engraved a distinct self hatred into the lining of their skin carved food rules into their bellies depositing magic...

How does one reach a star That shines out there in the universe Not begging to be noticed But unable to control its effect On viewers all around...

Her grandma called them panters and declared they ran through the mountains. The girl lay in bed under a patchwork quilt in the loft of her grandma’s...

The moment our souls first connected, I could feel the stars shattering because I was too young to have found my soul sisters, scattered among the streets...