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Poetry by Sawhney: Eternal Cycle

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Poetry has fueled humanity for as long as time has existed. It is the simplest form of communicating the complex feelings brought by current...

These Stanzas From Amanda Gorman’s Poetry Will Take Anyone’s Breath Away

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"I am at this moment the direct voice of the poets of my race," said Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral in 1945 upon receiving the...

‘Endangered,’ California Dressed in Poetry by a Latina

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"Endangered" is part of BELatina's collection of poems to celebrate National Poetry Month.   “Endangered” In California Monarch butterflies are endangered  Immigrants are endangered  In the very land that they...

‘The Rotation,’ a Poem on Change, by Sawhney

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"The Rotation" is part of BELatina's poetry and empowerment series.  The Rotation Poetic minds confront dark nights and enter revolving doors where thought remains Stagnant motion A continuous rotation ensues, much like...

‘We Are,’ Kicking Off National Poetry Month with an Original by...

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Who we are and who we become through relationships is one of the most complicated issues in our intimate lives. To jump-start National Poetry Month,...

Women Poets Who Broke the Mold With Their Words

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Women are poetry; women are resilient; women are natural healers. Female poets can create life and recreate ourselves through heartbreak, pain, racism, machismo, inequality,...

‘A Seed’s Growth,’ A Poem by Sawhney

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A Seed’s Growth by Sawhney the writer   Devoured By hunger to grow Up past The realms that already exist I am a seedling Thirsty for the expanses Of tilled earth And heavenly possibilities Up,...

‘Stuck,’ A Poem by Sawhney The Writer

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Stuck by Sawhney the writer I daydream about the days when I could escape into a different world,  a different place Stuck in a bubble between a rock and a...

Aja Monet’s Powerful Poetry

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Aja Monet’s work may be political, but she despises politicians. “Unless it's free health care, affordable housing, climate justice, abolition, and an end to...

‘6-5-4-7,’ A Poem by Sawhney The Writer

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I feel your confusion Coming into me A loss of mind, A stolen identity   I’m trapped in broken ways I feel your sad pain Yet I don’t see How I will...

Bronxite Poet, Tonya Ingram, is a Force to Be Reckoned With

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Octavio Paz thought poetry was about bringing the world back to its pure innocence, to recreate it by naming it. According to the Mexican...

‘Old Ideas,’ A Poem by Sawhney

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Old Ideas I sit in stillness and I hear old murmurs of what I pushed aside   Years past, I knew you   Today, I don't know   What is this impromptu message arising before my mind   Years have...