The best things I write are poems about heartbreak. It may sound strange as I think about the love in my life; however, I've lived through many heartbreaking moments.
And yet, I wouldn't trade those moments.
In fact, I feel endless gratitude for them.
They are all I am and have made me into the person I am today.
Our second annual poetry anthology features contributions from fifteen queer and trans writers who are currently incarcerated. This collection of poems explores themes of Black resistance to the PIC, rock bottom and its aftermath, and the resilience that can be found from committing to love.
Profits from this anthology will go directly to the poets' commissary accounts to help offset costs for food, clothing, art supplies, gender-affirming items, legal fees, medical copays, and more while t
Against a backdrop of newsfeeds and hints of eco-doom, #TheNewCrusades centers on a series of letters to an uncertain deity hovering above and within a particular American madness. These poems are fractured little diaries seeking a wholeness; they track the ways we move back and forth between larger social-political selves and inner-personal selves. The news here is professed through protests, graffiti, broken mirrors, ambient radio, synchronized fires, and all-night newsfeeds--all of it projec
t'ai freedom ford's second collection of poems is direct, ingenious, vibrant, alive, queer, and BLACK. & more black won the Lambda Literary Award in Lesbian Poetry in 2020 and was a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award.
Este libro es el resultado de la aplicacion de la forma anglosajona para elaborar ensayos, entre otros. Pero sobre todo es el fruto de la teorizacion personal de fenomenos, del continuo proceso experiencia-analisis, y del aprendizaje y superacion de convencionalismos academicos, !de una manera atractiva, artistica y amena!
Aster(ix) Journal's Winter 2018 Issue, (Un)bound: Five Years of Asterisms, collects our favorite writing from the Asterisms section of the online journal, writing that embodies the spirit of Aster(ix) five years into our extraordinary adventure.
In her analysis the author applies the theory of "deterritorialization" as proposed by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, who study the use of the dominant language by a minority for the creation of a style alien to that of the standard. The creation of this style offers another possibility of expression for that particular group. Through the application of this theory she illustrates how the Ana Lydia Vega, Blas Jimenez, and Nancy Morejon significantly question the national values that shaped
"The voices in & Grace are voices of seekers. Sometimes these seekers find answers, other times they stumble upon more questions. Unquestionably, though, these poets find poems -- urgent, wise, alive with spirit. And grace. This is my favorite Lexington Poetry Anthology so far." --Katerina Stoykova-Klemer