“Writing this, all those bookshops come back, the shelves, and the people…I wonder who I would have been, without those shelves, without those people and those places, without books."
You can't stifle voices and hold people prisoner forever, says Langston Hughes in this verse that's fit for our times.
For I can hardly wait to take each tangy word, to try each tasty rhyme: Jane Baskwill
The Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett collaboration has the expected dose of whimsy, classic mishap and quirky personalities.
Veronica Shoffstall's verse is a lesson in self-love
Sometimes all you can do is let time heal the wounds. Or as Moya Cannon says, "until the mind is able to trust the storm to bear up our weight of flesh…
Baking experiments and the unyielding nemesis called 'yeast'
Trees remind us of the strange idea of continuous living despite the mess of us, the hurt, the empty, says Ada Limón.
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A Thousand Mornings