Poem of the Week: i come to the city, by Cheryl Clarke

i come to the city ¬†for protection and to witness the thick transactions of women and women and dance with my head. My turns are calculated to end on the right foot to subdue the hip movements. The city fumes with expectations and the smells of women wanting women. I been in love six timesContinue reading “Poem of the Week: i come to the city, by Cheryl Clarke”

Poem of the Week: “Spring and All,” by William Carlos Williams

  Spring and All by William Carlos Williams   By the road to the contagious hospital under the surge of the blue mottled clouds driven from the northeast — a cold wind. Beyond, the waste of broad, muddy fields brown with dried weeds, standing and fallen patches of standing water the scattering of tall treesContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “Spring and All,” by William Carlos Williams”