A shiver-worthy story about a woman who trusts her heart to Society’s solution. The perfect beginning for an erasure poetry prompt!
Deaf Republic Book Club: Act Two
In the second half of our book club discussion of Ilya Kaminsky’s Deaf Republic, the poems ask us hard questions about the body, about what makes us human, about hope.
Francis Ledwidge: Reconsidering a War Poet
Irish poet Francis Ledwidge is not one of the better known poets of World War I, because he was an Irishman who fought for the British Army.
Persecuted Poets: Hearing the Voices Beyond Our Borders
Now, perhaps more than ever, it’s important to make room in our literary conversations for those poets whose voices were, or have been, or are still silenced because they dared to be our lanterns.