Tag: Feelings

S2/EP4(Ω): “like trash”.

I remove myself,
Like a missing citation.
I carry the weight of thoughts,
But not the words
To reference the feelings,
I exist in narratives and stories
That I fear few will understand,
And even fewer will ever read.

POWER OF POETRY #45: BOLA OPALEKE

It is how both can have their salvations split in two in a single process. I think it was Jericho Brown that said: “Poetry has its own language”. Nothing can be truer in my opinion.

POWER OF POETRY #39: JOSEPH HAEGER

I don’t only want people to be entertained, but also for them to feel something. And the fastest way to do that is through poetry; you are framing a feeling and passing it on, even if it’s only for a brief moment.

REVIEW: WRITING YOUR NAME ON THE GLASS – JIM WHITESIDE (BULL CITY PRESS)

Directness is difficult. It’s not easy to be bluntly-gentle. But that is exactly what Whiteside has done in his newest collection of poems from Bull City Press.