Poem of the Week: “Mothers” by Nikki Giovanni

the last time i was home to see my mother we kissed exchanged pleasantries and unpleasantries pulled a warm comforting silence around us and read separate books   i remember the first time i consciously saw her we were living in a three room apartment on burns avenue   mommy always sat in the darkContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “Mothers” by Nikki Giovanni”

Poem of the Week: Levitation

By Andrew Nicholson First Childhood Miracle Even an inch is sky. We try it, a toe at a time. I falcon my ankle to hunt a higher step. The game of it— two kids trying to fly by oak trunk, by nerve and sunken sinew. But the fall. But you see me tumble under allContinue reading “Poem of the Week: Levitation”