Category: Poem

Rebel Girl, rebellion poetry 3

Fuck This

Poem Fuck this…From wall to wall. Fuck an industry that says you can’t have it all. Fuck a world that says “Girl, you can’t.” instead of “Woman, you CAN.” Fuck a business where you...

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First Stitches

Haibun I run in the day care center’s playground. Somewhere past the slide, the jungle gym and some swings, I slip and fall. My left hand thumps hard against the ground. I stand up....

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Let it begin

I am reclaiming my body. I am taking charge of this skin. My limbs will move on my wish. I will start and finish. Ch. Ch. Ch. I am feeling the air now. Air...

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Scattered So Early

A body in full rebellion Stomach cramps nausea vertigo A mind in disarray Swirling thoughts Songs Mania rising, falling Winds in full swirl Chime singing, Newly budding maples swaying   A clock that ticks...

poem about growing older 0

Growing Up

Poem On the edge of who you could be Looking at all the possibility A child leading your two feet Each step time moves a little faster Each step a promise of being better...

ballad poem 0

Making Art

Poem   “An artist should be hired,” they declared, “to commemorate the event!” All agreed it was a splendid idea, so for a painter they sent. He arrived and listened intently, as they described...

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Morning Prayer

Haibun Robins, sparrows, and cardinal songs through an open window. Bacon sizzling from the kitchen. The flickering tongue of an indifferent Senhora da Fatima Candle in a drape-rustling breeze. Seated on the zafu, legs...

school haibun 1

Meltdown

Haibun I’m administering a Level I Vocational Assessment to Ana, when Julian bursts into the room. He throws something that misses Myru and hits the metal cabinet housing our class’ books and folders. He...