Dimitri Papadopoulos returns us to innocence, nostalgia, and inspiration with his touching poem "burgundy and oak".
Redolent with the folklore of the cold north, Cuban-American poet Ricardo Gonzalez-Rothi offers a magical poem, "Faraway, near Nordfjordeid".
"O, Cynthia", Cyn Grace Sylvie's poem, is a sojourn through family, bloodlines, history, and myth, with the poet's own name as the catalyst.
Like a steaming bowl of delicious flavors, Elisabeth Preston-Hsu's "Kitsune Udon" is a recipe of mythology, Zen simplicity, and storytelling.
D. H. Lawrence asks what is necessary for true change, finding his answer in the legend of the phoenix, who has to be burnt thoroughly and burnt while alive in order to regenerate herself again.
Oklahoma-born Joy Harjo is a member of the Mvskoke Nation and the United States' 23rd poet laureate, the first Native American to be nominated for the post. Much of the imagery she uses in her poems is couched in nature as well as myth and ancestry. In Eagle Poem, she invokes circles and revolutions, wordless… Continue reading Eagle Poem – Joy Harjo