A Song for Days Like These Part III

Today I told myself I would dye my hair pink after the wedding. Told myself I’d let go. Told myself I’d sleep in. I wake up at seven. I go to bed at eleven. I eat three meals a day. I remember birthdays and I have a savings account and I go to the dentist… Continue reading A Song for Days Like These Part III

“For Women Who Are ‘Difficult’ to Love”

“you are a horse running alone and he tries to tame you compares you to an impossible highway to a burning house says you are blinding him that he could never leave you forget you want anything but you you dizzy him, you are unbearable every woman before or after you is doused in your… Continue reading “For Women Who Are ‘Difficult’ to Love”

I’m falling in love with Olivia Gatwood

…and I can’t help but tell the world. Olivia Gatwood is a slam poet who weaves gender equality, women’s issues and everyday life in a strong commanding tone. Her poems about women on Long Island threatening to make sandwiches out of their sons is spot on for anyone who has been to Nassau County, while… Continue reading I’m falling in love with Olivia Gatwood

I’m falling in love with Rudy Francisco

…and I can’t help but tell the world. I came across one of his poems on YouTube and I was hooked. It’s not only the stories he is telling or his syntax, but the belief he puts behind each word. “My hobbies include editing my life story, hiding behind metaphors, and trying to convince my… Continue reading I’m falling in love with Rudy Francisco