Poem of the Week: “When I Tell My Husband I Miss the Sun, He Knows,” by Paige Lewis

An explanation by Center for Poetry intern, Estee Schlenner: “Valentine’s Day is this week so I thought it only necessary to choose a love poem. This poem gives me all the warm, fuzzy feelings inside because it showcases the more sweet and subtle moments of love in a relationship. The last few lines are myContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “When I Tell My Husband I Miss the Sun, He Knows,” by Paige Lewis”

Poem of the Week: “Unmarked,” by Tim Seibles

Unmarked for Natalie   So much like sequins the sunlight on this river. Something like that kiss—   remember? Fourth of July, with the moon down early    the air moved   as if it were thinking, as if it had begun to understand   how hard it is to feel at home in the world,Continue reading “Poem of the Week: “Unmarked,” by Tim Seibles”

Poem Of The Week: Someday I’ll Love Ocean Vuong by Ocean Vuong

Ocean, don’t be afraid. The end of the road is so far ahead it is already behind us. Don’t worry. Your father is only your father until one of you forgets. Like how the spine won’t remember its wings no matter how many times our knees kiss the pavement. Ocean, are you listening? The mostContinue reading “Poem Of The Week: Someday I’ll Love Ocean Vuong by Ocean Vuong”

Poem of the Week: “One Hundred Love Sonnets: XVII” by Pablo Neruda

One Hundred Love Sonnets: XVII Pablo Neruda Translated from Spanish by Mark Eisner I don’t love you as if you were a rose of salt, topaz, or arrow of carnations that propagate fire: I love you as one loves certain obscure things, secretly, between the shadow and the soul. I love you as the plantContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “One Hundred Love Sonnets: XVII” by Pablo Neruda”