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: “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”