poetry

My Grandma Told Me Once

My Grandma Told Me Once 4032 3024 Stephen Briseño

Mijo, if you are to be water in a river, be the kind that sinks deep into the soil, that marries the roots of live oaks on the bank, gives…

Why Poetry Is Not A Hobby

Why Poetry Is Not A Hobby 3335 2111 Kelly Belmonte

A hobby is the boy hunched over his match and Marlboros in back of the bleachers, trying to belong. A hobby is a box of crayons barely used, burnt umber…