Poem of the Week: “Woman,” by Nikki Giovanni

  Woman she wanted to be a blade of grass amid the fields but he wouldn’t agree to be a dandelion she wanted to be a robin singing through the leaves but he refused to be her tree she spun herself into a web and looking for a place to rest turned to him butContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “Woman,” by Nikki Giovanni”

Poem of the Week: “Joey” by Neil Hilborn

To watch Neil Hilborn perform this poem, click the image.   Joey   Joey always told me, laughing, as though it were actually a joke That he wanted to kill himself but it was never the right time, There were always groceries to be bought And little brothers to be tucked in at night. Don’tContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “Joey” by Neil Hilborn”