Themes

'Long Exposure' by Garous Abdolmalekian

'Mosab' by Mosab Abu Toha

'A Daughter Named After Nina' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Ode to the Head Nod' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Bilingual' by Alma Flor Ada

'LA Prayer' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'The Diameter Of The Bomb' by Yehuda Amichai

'Phenomenal Woman' by Maya Angelou

'If They Come For Us' by Fatimah Asghar

'A Message from the Guardians of the Cedars' by Ruth Awad

'Interview with My Father: Names' by Ruth Awad

'Who Understands Me but Me' by Jimmy Santiago Baca

'Ka 'Ba' by Amiri Baraka

'The Thing Is' by Ellen Bass

'The World Has Need of You' by Ellen Bass

'A Boy Can Wear a Dress' by John Bosworth

'La Tuvería or An Earring's Lament' by Peg Boyers

'How to Tell My Dad that I Kissed a Man' by F. Douglas Brown

'As a Human Being' by Jericho Brown

'Coco(nut)' by Mahogany L. Browne

'On Hedonism' by Anne Carson

'Choi Jeong Min' by Franny Choi

'Turing Test' by Franny Choi

'The Way Words Echo in Our Heads' by James Cihlar

'won’t you celebrate with me' by Lucille Clifton

'Lit' by Andrea Cohen

'A Body’s Universe of Big Bangs' by Leslie Contreras Schwartz

'I don't know what I want to say' by Martin Creed

'Why I don't write about George Floyd' by Toi Derricotte

'Profile' by Emile DeWeaver

'They shut me up in Prose' by Emily Dickinson

'Wild nights - Wild nights!' by Emily Dickinson

'Magnitude and Bond' by Nicole Terez Dutton

'MEN FOLLOW ME' by Safia Elhillo

'Self-Portrait With No Flag' by Safia Elhillo

'Mind Over Matter' by Shira Erlichman

'Yr Not Exotic, But Once Ya Wanted to Be' by Tarfia Faizullah

'The Boatman' by Carolyn Forché

'Nikki-Rosa' by Nikki Giovanni

'Snowdrops' by Louise Glück

'Others Are Us' by Nathalie Handal

'Eagle Poem' by Joy Harjo

'Fear Poem, Or I Give You Back' by Joy Harjo

'The Slave Auction' by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

'George Floyd' by Terrance Hayes

'Nerve' by Geoffrey Hilsabeck

'Appalachian Elegy (8.)' by bell hooks

'Langston' by Lee Bennett Hopkins

'Excerpt from “Did It Ever Occur to You That Maybe You’re Falling in Love?”' by Ailish Hopper

'Harlem' by Langston Hughes

'Theme for English B' by Langston Hughes

'Words Like Freedom' by Langston Hughes

'RuPaul Gives The Black Girl Miracle Her First Lesson in Realness' by Tonya Ingram

'I want' by Jordan Jace

'Do not trust the eraser' by Rosamond S. King

'For Malcolm, A Year After' by Etheridge Knight

'The First Leaf' by Eugenia Leigh

'According to the Gospel of Yes' by Dana Levin

'Endings' by Sandra Lim

'A New National Athem' by Ada Limón

'Resolution (6)' by Layli Long Soldier

'All I Can Tell You' by Alison Malee

'The Big Water' by Maya Marshall

'I Know My Soul' by Claude McKay

'I Am Too Pretty For Some Ugly Laws' by Lateef McLeod

'Ode to a Dominican Breakfast' by Yesenia Montilla

'The Only Me' by Pat Mora

'Excerpt from "Every day as a wide field, every page"' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Kindness' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'The Art of Disappearing' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Ars Poetica' by José Olivarez

'Letter Beginning with Two Lines by Czesław Miłosz' by Matthew Olzmann

'The Elephant in the Room' by Kay Ryan

'Mi Casa' by Luis Daniel Salgado

'Humdrum' by Carl Sandburg

'Buen Esqueleto' by Natalie Scenters-Zapico

'I Think I'll Call it Morning' by Gil Scott-Heron

'Reaching Guantánamo' by Solmaz Sharif

'Masks' by Shel Silverstein

'Where the Sidewalk Ends' by Shel Silverstein

'recipe for understanding' by Marilyn Singer

'alternate names for black boys' by Danez Smith

'Good Bones' by Maggie Smith

'5 p.m., Tuesday, August 23, 2005' by Patricia Smith

'What to Tweak' by Patricia Smith

'Declaration' by Tracy K. Smith

'At the Student Poetry Reading' by Kim Stafford

'Blink Your Eyes' by Sekou Sundiata

'The Blacker the Berry' by Joyce Carol Thomas

'The Storyteller Gets Her name' by Ari Tison

'Bioluminescence' by Paul Tran

'On Evaluating Black Privilege' by Crystal Valentine

'Undone' by Padma Venkatraman

'This Body' by Renée Watson

'on paper' by Jacqueline Woodson

'Sailing to Byzantium' by William Butler Yeats

'Ode to the Midwest' by Kevin Young

'Excerpt from "Brief Notes On Staying // No One is Making Their Best Work When They Want To Die"' by Hanif Abdurraqib

'The Prestige' by Hanif Abdurraqib

'ars poetica in which every pronoun is a Free Palestine' by George Abraham

'A Blank White Page' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'Stationery' by Agha Shahid Ali

'Teaching My Mother English over the Phone' by Eloisa Amezcua

'gathering words' by María Luisa Arroyo

'Excerpt from "[BLACK FEELING]"' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'I Am Offering This Poem' by Jimmy Santiago Baca

'To You from Me' by Brod Bagert

'Excerpt from Black Art' by Amiri Baraka

'my dad asks "how come black folk can't just write about flowers?"' by Aziza Barnes

'Epistemology' by Catherine Barnett

'Ars Poetica' by Sara Borjas

'The World Is in Pencil' by Todd Boss

'Duplex ["A poem is a gesture"]' by Jericho Brown

'Painted' by C. P. Cavafy

'Excerpt from "Obit" [Empathy]' by Victoria Chang

'Introduction to Poetry' by Billy Collins

'Poem That Gives No Fucks' by Kendra DeColo

'Tell all the truth but tell it slant — (1263)' by Emily Dickinson

'They shut me up in Prose' by Emily Dickinson

'This is my letter to the World' by Emily Dickinson

'[Untitled- Split the Lark]' by Emily Dickinson

'Why Bother?' by Sean Thomas Dougherty

'Poet Dances with Inanimate Object' by Cornelius Eady

'Excerpt from “Somewhere Real”' by Shira Erlichman

'Bilingual / Bilingüe' by Rhina Espaillat

'Punctuation' by Hélder Faife

'Poetry as Insurgent Art [I am signaling you through the flames]' by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

'In Dispraise Of Poetry' by Jack Gilbert

'The Forgotten Dialect of the Heart' by Jack Gilbert

'Kidnap Poem' by Nikki Giovanni

'Some of My Worst Wounds' by Lorna Goodison

'In the Land of Words' by Eloise Greenfield

'The Poetry of Bad Weather' by Debora Greger

'Poems' by Nikki Grimes

'Stomp' by Nikki Grimes

'Love Letter' by Nathalie Handal

'American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin [“I lock you in an American sonnet that is part prison”]' by Terrance Hayes

'a safe space' by Matthew Cuban Hernandez

'Nerve' by Geoffrey Hilsabeck

'Fuck Your Lecture on Craft' by Noor Hindi

'Art vs. Trade' by James Weldon Johnson

'These Poems' by June Jordan

'Unreliable' by Sarah Kay

'Do not trust the eraser' by Rosamond S. King

'Blue Light Lounge Sutra for the Performance Poets at Harold Park Hotel' by Yusef Komunyakaa

'Everything Is a Poem' by J. Patrick Lewis

'Places and Names: A Traveler's Guide' by J. Patrick Lewis

'Endings' by Sandra Lim

'I Am Different' by Layli Long Soldier

'Excerpt from "Power"' by Audre Lorde

'The Sentence' by Nathan McClain

'To a Young Poet' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'Words Free as Confetti' by Pat Mora

'How Do I Know When a Poem Is Finished?' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Valentine for Ernest Mann' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'How lucky we are that you can’t sell a poem' by Gregory Orr

'Wish' by Linda Sue Park

'Certainty' by Octavio Paz

'The Poetry Cops' by Willie Perdomo

'Excerpt from "Nature Poem"' by Tommy Pico

'Dear You,' by Glenis Redmond

'Tonight No Poetry Will Serve' by Adrienne Rich

'Words' by Luis J. Rodriguez

'Despedida Ardiente' by Patrick Rosal

'Good Night' by Carl Sandburg

'My Locker' by Darren Sardelli

'[I feel to porous to read, and too empty to write]' by Kelly Schirmann

'The Poets Are Dying' by Brenda Shaughnessy

'because there should be love' by Evie Shockley

'Workshop' by Jacob Shores-Argüello

'One of Us' by Joyce Sidman

'A Ritual to Read to Each Other' by William E. Stafford

'Eating Poetry' by Mark Strand

'Three Words Most Strange' by Wisława Szymborska

'What Do I Care' by Sara Teasdale

'The Empty Notebook Interrogates Itself' by Susan Thomas

'The Sticking Point' by Lynne Thompson

'Self-lit' by KC Trommer

'Emily Dickinson at the Poetry Slam' by Dan Vera

'THE AUDRE LORDE QUESTIONNAIRE TO ONESELF' by Divya Victor

'Essay on Craft' by Ocean Vuong

'How Poems Are Made / A Discredited View' by Alice Walker

'Poets to Come' by Walt Whitman

'Indigo On' by Saul Williams

'no more grandma poems' by Yolanda Wisher

'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud' by William Wordsworth

'Five Tips On Writing A Poem' by Jane Yolen

'Small Craft Talk Warning' by Dean Young

'Carrying Our Words' by Ofelia Zepeda

'Pattern' by Garous Abdolmalekian

'Afro-Latina' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Bilingual' by Alma Flor Ada

'The Star Spanglish Banner' by Angelica Maria Aguilera

'Do You Speak Persian?' by Kaveh Akbar

'In a Neighborhood in Los Angeles' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'Teaching My Mother English over the Phone' by Eloisa Amezcua

'To Live in the Borderlands' by Gloria Anzaldúa

'gathering words' by María Luisa Arroyo

'Ghareeb' by Fatimah Asghar

'As Agony. As Now.' by Amiri Baraka

'Como Tú / Like You / Like Me' by Richard Blanco

'Mother Country' by Richard Blanco

'My Father in English' by Richard Blanco

'Mexcian Bingo (Edited)' by Sara Borjas

'La Tuvería or An Earring's Lament' by Peg Boyers

'Placa/Rollcall' by Brenda Cárdenas

'Triple Sonnet for My Mother’s Full-On Soap Opera Fantasy' by Dorothy Chan

'How I Got That Name' by Marilyn Chin

'Choi Jeong Min' by Franny Choi

'Turing Test' by Franny Choi

'A Self-Portrait' by Seungja Choi

'In Colorado My Father Scoured and Stacked Dishes' by Eduardo C. Corral

'From the Desire Field' by Natalie Diaz

'how to say' by Safia Elhillo

'Bilingual / Bilingüe' by Rhina Espaillat

'Bilingual Blues' by Gustavo Perez Firmat

'Spanish Midterm' by Ángel Garcia

'A Modified Villanelle for My Childhood' by Suzi F. Garcia

'Noche de Lluvia, San Salvador' by Aracelis Girmay

'Gallery Songs' by Natalie J. Graham

'My Brilliant Image' by Hafez

'The Dream of Shoji' by Kimiko Hahn

'Second Period' by Tanya Ko Hong

'Besaydoo' by Yalie Kamara

'Insha'Allah' by Danusha Laméris

'my graduation speech' by Tato Laviera

'Spanglish' by Tato Laviera

'Gacela of the Remembrance of Love' by Federico García Lorca

'Excerpt from "My Spanish"' by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

'The Women in My Family Are Bitches' by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

'Vocative' by Amit Majmudar

'Ode to a Dominican Breakfast' by Yesenia Montilla

'Buffet Etiquette' by Hieu Minh Nguyen

'Gate A-4' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Getting Ready to Say I Love You to My Dad, It Rains' by José Olivarez

'Certainty' by Octavio Paz

'El Spanglish National Athem' by Pedro Pietri

'Things We Carry on the Sea' by Wang Ping

'Mexican American Sonnet' by Iliana Rocha

'Words' by Luis J. Rodriguez

'Gorda' by Yesika Salgado

'Mi poema a la comida mas corto' by Trinidad Sanchez Jr.

'[It’s no use / Mother dear...]' by Sappho

'Buen Esqueleto' by Natalie Scenters-Zapico

'Mi Problema' by Michele Serros

'ABC for Refugees' by Monica Sok

'Professional Spanish Knocks on the Door' by Elisabet Velasquez

'Music From Childhood' by John Yau

'Homonyms' by Jihyun Yun

'Try to Praise the Mutilated World' by Adam Zagajewski

'Phenomenal Woman' by Maya Angelou

'Everything will hurt for a while' by Ruth Awad

'Men Compliment Me' by Ruth Awad

'Ode to Fat' by Ellen Bass

'Vivisection' by Sheila Black

'About Standing (in Kinship)' by Kimberly Blaeser

'Coco(nut)' by Mahogany L. Browne

'Excerpt from "The First Black Bachelorette"' by Tiana Clark

'homage to my hips' by Lucille Clifton

'poem in praise of menstruation' by Lucille Clifton

'Wanda Why Aren't You Dead' by Wanda Coleman

'A Body’s Universe of Big Bangs' by Leslie Contreras Schwartz

'Golden Shovel Sheltered-In-Place with Animal Crossing Log-Out Text and OCD' by Imani Davis

'YOUR BRAIN IS NOT A PRISON!' by Sasha Debevec-McKenney

'I Watch Her Eat the Apple' by Natalie Diaz

'MEN FOLLOW ME' by Safia Elhillo

'Self-Portrait without Stitches' by Safia Elhillo

'The Listening World' by Hannah Emerson

'Weighing In' by Rhina Espaillat

'Autopainophile' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

'The ABG (Able-Bodied Gaze)' by Therese Estacion

'Self-Portrait as Slinky' by Tarfia Faizullah

'Poems With Disabilities' by Jim Ferris

'Little Talk' by Aileen Fisher

'fat girl Confuses Food & Therapy, Again' by Diamond Forde

'Cages' by Ángel Garcia

'Excerpt from "Hunger"' by Roxane Gay

'The Song of the Feet' by Nikki Giovanni

'Chicken-Hearted' by Jennifer Givhan

'My Gender Is' by C Sebastian Grace

'anthem for my belly after eating too much' by Kara Jackson

'Ode to my Uni-brow' by Marlin M. Jenkins

'TRANS IS AGAINST NOSTALGIA' by Taylor Johnson

'Pre-Top Surgery Pantoum' by KB

'What It Do Done Red' by Douglas Kearney

'Anodyne' by Yusef Komunyakaa

'Told You So' by Keetje Kuipers

'The First Leaf' by Eugenia Leigh

'I Used to Pray' by Yuxi Lin

'Athazagoraphobia (Fear of Being Ignored)' by Jamaal May

'I Am Too Pretty For Some Ugly Laws' by Lateef McLeod

'Standing at The Mirror, The Author Writes A Poem for Himself in Which the Word Hate Is Replaced with The Word Forgive' by Brandon Melendez

'A Study in Perspective' by Constance Merritt

'Gravity' by Angel Nafis

'Staying Quiet' by Hieu Minh Nguyen

'My Therapist Says Make Friends with your Monsters' by José Olivarez

'Heavy Women' by Sylvia Plath

'Funny Bone (Humerus)' by Michael J. Rosen

'Gorda' by Yesika Salgado

'Bildungsroman' by Sam Sax

'[My pills doze until I wake them]' by Matthew Siegel

'Colors' by Shel Silverstein

'5 p.m., Tuesday, August 23, 2005' by Patricia Smith

'Blink Your Eyes' by Sekou Sundiata

'Question' by May Swenson

'Hunger is a Bride' by Kelly Grace Thomas

'Reasons for Staying' by Ocean Vuong

'This Body' by Renée Watson

'When I Am Old' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Playgrounds' by Laurence Alma-Tadema

'When I Grow Up' by Sekou Andrews

'Mr. Nobody' by Anonymous

'Clatter' by Joyce Armor

'Caterpillars' by Brod Bagert

'Owed to Pedagogy' by Joshua Bennett

'The Ecchoing Green' by William Blake

'A Boy Can Wear a Dress' by John Bosworth

'School—12:15' by Tina Boyer Brown

'Summer' by Chen Chen

'Excerpt from "The Yellow House"' by Chiwan Choi

'[ if mama / could see ]' by Lucille Clifton

'Excerpt from "Between the World and Me" 1' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

'On Turning Ten' by Billy Collins

'[2 little whos]' by E. E. Cummings

'maggie and milly and molly and may' by E. E. Cummings

'The Recital' by Imani Davis

'Why I Hate Raisins' by Natalie Diaz

'Excerpt from “From the Lives of My Friends”' by Michael Dickman

'Party Dress for a First Born' by Rita Dove

'Magnitude and Bond' by Nicole Terez Dutton

'yasmeen' by Safia Elhillo

'Turtle Came to See Me' by Margarita Engle

'Excerpt from “Somewhere Real”' by Shira Erlichman

'Punctuation' by Hélder Faife

'The Sacrifice' by Tarfia Faizullah

'The Road Not Taken' by Robert Frost

'Spanish Midterm' by Ángel Garcia

'The Sleeping Pig' by Jenny George

'Excerpt from “QUEER YOUTH ARE FIVE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE BY SUICIDE”' by Andrea Gibson

'Legacies' by Nikki Giovanni

'My First Memory (of Librarians)' by Nikki Giovanni

'Nikki-Rosa' by Nikki Giovanni

'By Myself' by Eloise Greenfield

'The Last Word' by Nikki Grimes

'a safe space' by Matthew Cuban Hernandez

'Jackrabbits, Green Onions, & Witches Stew' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'Laughing Out Loud, I Fly' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'Coconut' by Paul Hostovsky

'Excerpt from "Their Eyes Were Watching God"' by Zora Neale Hurston

'Discourse' by J. Bailey Hutchinson

'anthem for my belly after eating too much' by Kara Jackson

'Elegy for Bruce Lee' by W. Todd Kaneko

'If--' by Rudyard Kipling

'First Grade' by Ron Koertge

'Graduation' by Edgar Kunz

'A Story' by Li-Young Lee

'Out of Hiding' by Li-Young Lee

'The Gift' by Li-Young Lee

'Before' by Ada Limón

'The Raincoat' by Ada Limón

'Grand Slam' by Marjorie Maddox

'Momma Said [ ] at the Kitchen Table' by Jasmine Mans

'Here's an Ocean Tale' by Kwoya Fagin Maples

'Athazagoraphobia (Fear of Being Ignored)' by Jamaal May

'Remember the Boys' by Rachel McKibbens

'On Listening to Your Teacher Take Attendance' by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

'Buffet Etiquette' by Hieu Minh Nguyen

'Risk' by Anaïs Nin

'Changed' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'The Art of Disappearing' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Ode of Girls' Things' by Sharon Olds

'Gardening' by Connie Post

'A House Called Tomorrow' by Alberto Alvaro Rios

'Mi Casa' by Luis Daniel Salgado

'Personal Letter No. 3' by Sonia Sanchez

'Fragment 58' by Sappho

'Bildungsroman' by Sam Sax

'I Know I'm Going Somewhere' by Ted Scheu

'“Mutability” or “The Flower That Smiles To-day”' by Percy Bysshe Shelley

'Where the Sidewalk Ends' by Shel Silverstein

'Excerpt from “summer, somewhere”' by Danez Smith

'rose' by Danez Smith

'Credo' by Bruce Snider

'Bed in Summer' by Robert Louis Stevenson

'My Shadow' by Robert Louis Stevenson

'The Land of Nod' by Robert Louis Stevenson

'The Swing' by Robert Louis Stevenson

'French Toast' by Cammy Thomas

'The Blacker the Berry' by Joyce Carol Thomas

'The Storyteller Gets Her name' by Ari Tison

'Learning' by Judith Viorst

'Since Hanna Moved Away' by Judith Viorst

'SPRING BREAK' by April Halprin Wayland

'Boatbuilding' by John Sibley Williams

'Music From Childhood' by John Yau

'Sailing to Byzantium' by William Butler Yeats

'Homonyms' by Jihyun Yun

'The Prestige' by Hanif Abdurraqib

'Afghan Funeral in Paris' by Aria Aber

'my grandfather and home' by Mosab Abu Toha

'Against the Parts of Me That Think They Know Anything' by Kaveh Akbar

'Orchids are Sprouting From the Floorboards' by Kaveh Akbar

'In a Neighborhood in Los Angeles' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'Fatima :: Solstice' by Hala Alyan

'Funeral Blues' by W. H. Auden

'Interview with My Father: Names' by Ruth Awad

'The Thing Is' by Ellen Bass

'One Art' by Elizabeth Bishop

'Oh Wonder' by Traci Brimhall

'The Boy Died in My Alley' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'To the Young Who Want to Die' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Ghosts' by Dana Jaye Cadman

'Miss you. Would like to take a walk with you.' by Gabrielle Calvocoressi

'My Father. A Tree.' by Tina Chang

'Excerpt from "Obit" [Blame]' by Victoria Chang

'Excerpt from "Obit" [Empathy]' by Victoria Chang

'My Mother upon Hearing News of Her Mother’s Death' by Cathy Linh Che

'Catastrophe Is Next to Godliness' by Franny Choi

'I Guess By Now I Thought I’d Be Done With Shame' by Franny Choi

'[ if mama / could see ]' by Lucille Clifton

'Lit' by Andrea Cohen

'A Body’s Universe of Big Bangs' by Leslie Contreras Schwartz

'Black Stars' by Anita D. & Porsha Olayiwola

'The Robots are Coming' by Kyle Dargan

'Shifting the Sun' by Diana Der-Hovanessian

'This World is not Conclusion' by Emily Dickinson

'Excerpt from "They are not long"' by Ernest Dowson

'Sweetness' by Stephen Dunn

'A Guide to Reading Trans Literature' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

'The Sacrifice' by Tarfia Faizullah

'The Boatman' by Carolyn Forché

'Urban Girl Writes another Poem About Her Dead Father' by Siaara Freeman

'Acquainted with the Night' by Robert Frost

'Nothing Gold Can Stay' by Robert Frost

'Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening' by Robert Frost

'Do Not Stand at my Grave and Weep' by Mary Elizabeth Frye

'Michiko Dead' by Jack Gilbert

'Small Poems for Big' by Chinaka Hodge

'[Death is nothing at all]' by Henry Scott Holland

'Poem' by Langston Hughes

'For My Daughter' by David Ignatow

'I want' by Jordan Jace

'Dreams of My Father' by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

'Sleep' by James Weldon Johnson

'For Donald Lewis Jones' by Ashley M. Jones

'Elegy for Bruce Lee' by W. Todd Kaneko

'Facing It' by Yusef Komunyakaa

'Obligations 2' by Layli Long Soldier

'Gacela of the Remembrance of Love' by Federico García Lorca

'The Big Water' by Maya Marshall

'Lament for the Living' by Sarah Matthes

'December, 1919' by Claude McKay

'Separation' by W.S. Merwin

'What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'Origin of Tears' by Valzhyna Mort

'Variation on a Theme by Elizabeth Bishop' by John Murillo

'Don't Go Far Off' by Pablo Neruda

'Black Stars' by Anita D. & Porsha Olayiwola

'Almosts' by Bianca Phipps

'My Sister, Who Died Young, Takes Up The Task' by Jon Pineda

'Annabel Lee' by Edgar Allan Poe

'Public Domain' by Alison C. Rollins

'Humdrum' by Carl Sandburg

'Fragment 94' by Sappho

'The Truth the Dead Know' by Anne Sexton

'Speech: To be, or not to be, that is the question' by William Shakespeare

'Real Estate' by Richard Siken

'Do not go gentle into that good night' by Dylan Thomas

'You're the One I Wanna Watch the Last Ships Go Down With' by Brian Tierney

'Imperatives for Carrying On in the Aftermath' by Natasha Trethewey

'Since Hanna Moved Away' by Judith Viorst

'Exile' by Winifred Welles

'O Captain! My Captain!' by Walt Whitman

'Life's Scars' by Elizabeth Wheeler Wilcox

'Requiescat' by Oscar Wilde

'Landscape with the Fall of Icarus' by William Carlos Williams

'Do You Speak Persian?' by Kaveh Akbar

'LA Prayer' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'Alone' by Maya Angelou

'Caged Bird' by Maya Angelou

'Life Doesn't Frighten Me' by Maya Angelou

'As a Possible Lover' by Amiri Baraka

'Dream Song 14' by John Berryman

'truth' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Catastrophe Is Next to Godliness' by Franny Choi

'I Guess By Now I Thought I’d Be Done With Shame' by Franny Choi

'Excerpt from "Between The World And Me" 2' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

'Not This (Edited)' by Olena Kalytiak Davis

'This World is not Conclusion' by Emily Dickinson

'Mind Over Matter' by Shira Erlichman

'Autopainophile' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

'Acquainted with the Night' by Robert Frost

'Allowables' by Nikki Giovanni

'The Dream of Shoji' by Kimiko Hahn

'Fear Poem, Or I Give You Back' by Joy Harjo

'Opportunity' by John James Ingalls

'I stand at the front of the room and speak' by Genevieve Kaplan

'Unreliable' by Sarah Kay

'When I have Fears That I May Cease to Be' by John Keats

'In Vain' by Jack Kerouac

'Bad Mood, Baker Beach' by Tracey Knapp

'To Stammering' by Kenneth Koch

'You and I Are Dissapearing' by Yusef Komunyakaa

'Spratchet' by Keith Leonard

'The Conditional' by Ada Limón

'A Litany for Survival' by Audre Lorde

'Coping' by Audre Lorde

'Everyone I Love is Drafting Their Own Eulogies' by Ruth Madievsky

'Antagonish [I met a man who wasn't there]' by Hughes Mearns

'A Study in Perspective' by Constance Merritt

'Sonnet 19: When I consider how my light is spent' by John Milton

'Origin of Tears' by Valzhyna Mort

'MSP to ____' by Hieu Minh Nguyen

'The Uses of Sorrow' by Mary Oliver

'Letter Beginning with Two Lines by Czesław Miłosz' by Matthew Olzmann

'Ways to Disappear' by Claudia Rankine

'Song' by Adrienne Rich

'There Is Absolutely Nothing Lonelier' by Matthew Rohrer

'Prayer for the Mutilated World' by Sam Sax

'[I feel to porous to read, and too empty to write]' by Kelly Schirmann

'Speech: To be, or not to be, that is the question' by William Shakespeare

'Culture' by Assata Shakur

'Whatif' by Shel Silverstein

'Forecast' by Bruce Snider

'Detox Passage' by Christina Thatcher

'Life's Scars' by Elizabeth Wheeler Wilcox

'Landscape with the Fall of Icarus' by William Carlos Williams

'The Second Coming' by William Butler Yeats

'The Star Spanglish Banner' by Angelica Maria Aguilera

'Pluto Shits on the Universe' by Fatimah Asghar

'Owed to Pedagogy' by Joshua Bennett

'My Father in English' by Richard Blanco

'School—12:15' by Tina Boyer Brown

'truth' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'The Microscopes' by Jericho Brown

'english' by Chen Chen

'Excerpt from "Between the World and Me" 1' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

'Introduction to Poetry' by Billy Collins

'NUMBERS' by Mary Cornish

'Tell all the truth but tell it slant — (1263)' by Emily Dickinson

'[Untitled- Split the Lark]' by Emily Dickinson

'Fuck / Shakespeare' by Inua Ellams

'Turtle Came to See Me' by Margarita Engle

'Bilingual / Bilingüe' by Rhina Espaillat

'Punctuation' by Hélder Faife

'Legacies' by Nikki Giovanni

'My First Memory (of Librarians)' by Nikki Giovanni

'Failed Essay on Privilege' by Elisa Gonzalez

'The Poetry of Bad Weather' by Debora Greger

'The Dream of Shoji' by Kimiko Hahn

'Excerpt from "The Autobiography of Malcolm X, as told to Alex Haley"' by Alex Haley & Malcolm X

'Carp Poem' by Terrance Hayes

'Nothing' by Krysten Hill

'Theme for English B' by Langston Hughes

'Money Matters' by Alan Katz

'Title Not Given' by Caroline Knox

'First Grade' by Ron Koertge

'Confession' by Bruce Lansky

'Snow' by Louis MacNeice

'District Two' by Aja Monet

'The Only Me' by Pat Mora

'Words Free as Confetti' by Pat Mora

'On Listening to Your Teacher Take Attendance' by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

'Breakage' by Mary Oliver

'A House Called Tomorrow' by Alberto Alvaro Rios

'Don't Go Into the Library' by Alberto Alvaro Rios

'This is Not a Small Voice' by Sonia Sanchez

'My Locker' by Darren Sardelli

'Mi Problema' by Michele Serros

'ABC for Refugees' by Monica Sok

'A Ritual to Read to Each Other' by William E. Stafford

'Sestina: Like' by A. E. Stallings

'My Shadow' by Robert Louis Stevenson

'Imperatives for Carrying On in the Aftermath' by Natasha Trethewey

'Self-lit' by KC Trommer

'THE AUDRE LORDE QUESTIONNAIRE TO ONESELF' by Divya Victor

'Did I Miss Anything?' by Tom Wayman

'reading' by Jacqueline Woodson

'Excerpt from "The Autobiography of Malcolm X, as told to Alex Haley"' by Alex Haley & Malcolm X

'Prayer' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'Praise Song for the Day' by Elizabeth Alexander

'Stationery' by Agha Shahid Ali

'Caged Bird' by Maya Angelou

'Come, and Be my Baby' by Maya Angelou

'Diary Entry #4: Ghazal' by Diannely Antigua

'Cento Between the Ending and the End' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'Caterpillars' by Brod Bagert

'Little Stones at My Window' by Mario Benedetti

'Excerpt from "Blessings"' by Chance the Rapper

'No Coward Soul Is Mine' by Emily Brontë

'my dreams, my works, must wait till after hell' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Speech to the Young: Speech to the Progress-Toward' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Duplex ["I begin with love"]' by Jericho Brown

'The Microscopes' by Jericho Brown

'Hammond B3 Organ Cistern' by Gabrielle Calvocoressi

'Excerpt from "Obit" [Blame]' by Victoria Chang

'Tea' by Leila Chatti

'Catastrophe Is Next to Godliness' by Franny Choi

'blessing the boats' by Lucille Clifton

'For a Poet' by Countee Cullen

'i thank You God for most this amazing' by E. E. Cummings

'the great advantage of being alive' by E. E. Cummings

'Abecedarian Requiring Further Examination of Anglikan Seraphym Subjugation of a Wild Indian Rezervation' by Natalie Diaz

'‘Faith’ is a fine invention' by Emily Dickinson

'Forever – is composed of Nows —' by Emily Dickinson

'“Hope” is the thing with feathers - (314)' by Emily Dickinson

'Why Bother?' by Sean Thomas Dougherty

'Excerpt from "They are not long"' by Ernest Dowson

'Sweetness' by Stephen Dunn

'Magnitude and Bond' by Nicole Terez Dutton

'The Listening World' by Hannah Emerson

'The Sacrifice' by Tarfia Faizullah

'Design' by Robert Frost

'The Road Not Taken' by Robert Frost

'Do Not Stand at my Grave and Weep' by Mary Elizabeth Frye

'A Small Needful Fact' by Ross Gay

'Choices' by Nikki Giovanni

'The Red Poppy' by Louise Glück

'The Hill We Climb' by Amanda Gorman

'The Last Word' by Nikki Grimes

'Eagle Poem' by Joy Harjo

'Fear Poem, Or I Give You Back' by Joy Harjo

'For Earth's Grandsons' by Joy Harjo

'My California' by Lee Herrick

'[Death is nothing at all]' by Henry Scott Holland

'Langston' by Lee Bennett Hopkins

'Dreams' by Langston Hughes

'Dream Variations' by Langston Hughes

'Harlem' by Langston Hughes

'If-ing' by Langston Hughes

'Excerpt from "Bigger Than Life"' by Nipsey Hussle

'Opportunity' by John James Ingalls

'I want' by Jordan Jace

'Against Mastery' by Brionne Janae

'Selah' by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

'Mercy' by Tyehimba Jess

'My Little Dreams' by Georgia Douglas Johnson

'Your World' by Georgia Douglas Johnson

'Do not trust the eraser' by Rosamond S. King

'Trust the Hours (Wait)' by Galway Kinnell

'Insha'Allah' by Danusha Laméris

'Small Kindnesses' by Danusha Laméris

'Instructions on Not Giving Up' by Ada Limón

'I Used to Pray' by Yuxi Lin

'The Builders' by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

'Obligations 2' by Layli Long Soldier

'A Daily Prayer' by Alan Pelaez Lopez

'Philosophy of Life' by Elia Abu Madi

'Excerpt from "Long Walk to Freedom: Autobiography of Nelson Mandela"' by Nelson Mandela

'Excerpt From “Keeper of the Light”' by Jeffrey McDaniel

'First Fig' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'Sonnet 19: When I consider how my light is spent' by John Milton

'Gate A-4' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Kindness' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'poem where no one is deported' by José Olivarez

'Praying' by Mary Oliver

'The Uses of Sorrow' by Mary Oliver

'Game Prayer' by Al Ortolani

'Heaven Be a Xanax' by Morgan Parker

'Excerpt from "Nature Poem"' by Tommy Pico

'day’s end' by Jeremy Radin

'Untitled [Do you still remember: falling stars]' by Rainer Maria Rilke

'A House Called Tomorrow' by Alberto Alvaro Rios

'Humdrum' by Carl Sandburg

'The Rose That Grew From Concrete' by Tupac Shakur

'What They Did Yesterday Afternoon' by Warsan Shire

'Invitation' by Shel Silverstein

'little prayer' by Danez Smith

'notes' by Danez Smith

'Good Bones' by Maggie Smith

'It & Co.' by Tracy K. Smith

'Prayer' by Tracy K. Smith

'Soulwork' by Tracy K. Smith

'Credo' by Bruce Snider

'Detox Passage' by Christina Thatcher

'Galileo' by Paul Tran

'And the News Reporter Says ‘Jesus is White’' by Crystal Valentine

'Whenever you see a tree' by Padma Venkatraman

'You, If No One Else' by Tino Villanueva

'Reasons for Staying' by Ocean Vuong

'Lost' by David Wagoner

'On Being Brought from Africa to America' by Phillis Wheatley

'UNSTEADY' by Ross White

'O me! O life!' by Walt Whitman

'Life's Scars' by Elizabeth Wheeler Wilcox

'The Second Coming' by William Butler Yeats

'Try to Praise the Mutilated World' by Adam Zagajewski

'Afghan Funeral in Paris' by Aria Aber

'my grandfather and home' by Mosab Abu Toha

'Bilingual' by Alma Flor Ada

'In a Neighborhood in Los Angeles' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'Honeymoon' by Hala Alyan

'Teaching My Mother English over the Phone' by Eloisa Amezcua

'gathering words' by María Luisa Arroyo

'Ghareeb' by Fatimah Asghar

'Old Country (Edited)' by Fatimah Asghar

'Funeral Blues' by W. H. Auden

'The Average' by W. H. Auden

'failed avoidance of 'the body' in a poem' by Destiny O. Birdsong

'My Father in English' by Richard Blanco

'Lies I Tell' by Sara Borjas

'Mexcian Bingo (Edited)' by Sara Borjas

'Traces of my Father' by Sara Borjas

'Oh Wonder' by Traci Brimhall

'How to Tell My Dad that I Kissed a Man' by F. Douglas Brown

'As a Human Being' by Jericho Brown

'My partner wants me to write them a poem about Sheryl Crow' by Kayleb Rae Candrilli

'ONE GEOGRAPHY OF BELONGING' by Kayleb Rae Candrilli

'Excerpt from “The Glass Essay”' by Anne Carson

'Triple Sonnet for My Mother’s Full-On Soap Opera Fantasy' by Dorothy Chan

'My Father. A Tree.' by Tina Chang

'Excerpt from "Obit" [Blame]' by Victoria Chang

'Excerpt from "Obit" [Empathy]' by Victoria Chang

'My Mother upon Hearing News of Her Mother’s Death' by Cathy Linh Che

'Zombie Apocalypse Now: Documentary' by Cathy Linh Che

'Summer' by Chen Chen

'Excerpt from "The Yellow House"' by Chiwan Choi

'Frame' by Franny Choi

'[ if mama / could see ]' by Lucille Clifton

'wishes for sons' by Lucille Clifton

'Excerpt from "Between the World and Me" 1' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

'Oil & Steel' by Henri Cole

'Dear Mama (4)' by Wanda Coleman

'A Controlled Substance' by Brendan Constantine

'In Colorado My Father Scoured and Stacked Dishes' by Eduardo C. Corral

'Fruit Of The Flower' by Countee Cullen

'Learning Whitney' by Tyree Daye

'Shifting the Sun' by Diana Der-Hovanessian

'My Brother at 3 A.M.' by Natalie Diaz

'Why I Hate Raisins' by Natalie Diaz

'Party Dress for a First Born' by Rita Dove

'Magnitude and Bond' by Nicole Terez Dutton

'Ode to Gossips' by Safia Elhillo

'Self-Portrait With No Flag' by Safia Elhillo

'yasmeen' by Safia Elhillo

'Kinship' by Margarita Engle

'Bilingual / Bilingüe' by Rhina Espaillat

'I Turn the Volume Down Because Beyonce Says Fuck in the Car While I Drive My Daughter to School' by William Evans

'The Sacrifice' by Tarfia Faizullah

'Urban Girl Writes another Poem About Her Dead Father' by Siaara Freeman

'Knoxville, Tennessee' by Nikki Giovanni

'Legacies' by Nikki Giovanni

'Chicken-Hearted' by Jennifer Givhan

'Failed Essay on Privilege' by Elisa Gonzalez

'Reckless Sonnet No. 8' by Kimiko Hahn

'Remember' by Joy Harjo

'Those Winter Sundays' by Robert Hayden

'a safe space' by Matthew Cuban Hernandez

'Nothing' by Krysten Hill

'Grandpa's Stories' by Langston Hughes

'Mother to Son' by Langston Hughes

'For My Daughter' by David Ignatow

'Dreams of My Father' by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

'For Donald Lewis Jones' by Ashley M. Jones

'Besaydoo' by Yalie Kamara

'Elegy for Bruce Lee' by W. Todd Kaneko

'Naming Myself' by Barbara Kingsolver

'Told You So' by Keetje Kuipers

'Graduation' by Edgar Kunz

'A Story' by Li-Young Lee

'The Gift' by Li-Young Lee

'Summer' by Robin Coste Lewis

'Before' by Ada Limón

'The Raincoat' by Ada Limón

'I Used to Pray' by Yuxi Lin

'Still, I Don’t Love My Father' by Nabila Lovelace

'Excerpt from "My Spanish"' by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

'The Women in My Family Are Bitches' by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

'Here's an Ocean Tale' by Kwoya Fagin Maples

'Rememory' by Roya Marsh

'Wolf Energy' by Jeffrey McDaniel

'December, 1919' by Claude McKay

'In the Blood' by Pat Mora

'Mosquitoes' by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

'Buffet Etiquette' by Hieu Minh Nguyen

'Gate A-4' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'(citizen) (illegal)' by José Olivarez

'Getting Ready to Say I Love You to My Dad, It Rains' by José Olivarez

'poem where no one is deported' by José Olivarez

'My Sister, Who Died Young, Takes Up The Task' by Jon Pineda

'The Abuelita Poem' by Paul Martínez Pompa

'Gardening' by Connie Post

'21' by Patrick Roche

'Public Domain' by Alison C. Rollins

'Depression is My Daughter and Now I Brush Her Hair' by Sheila J. Sadr

'Buen Esqueleto' by Natalie Scenters-Zapico

'The Truth the Dead Know' by Anne Sexton

'Real Estate' by Richard Siken

'Biting Back' by Patricia Smith

'Forecast' by Bruce Snider

'ABC for Refugees' by Monica Sok

'French Toast' by Cammy Thomas

'Do not go gentle into that good night' by Dylan Thomas

'Imperatives for Carrying On in the Aftermath' by Natasha Trethewey

'Mother Doesn't Want a Dog' by Judith Viorst

'Reasons for Staying' by Ocean Vuong

'brief lesson on marriage' by G. C. Waldrep

'SPRING BREAK' by April Halprin Wayland

'O Captain! My Captain!' by Walt Whitman

'Danse Russe' by William Carlos Williams

'no more grandma poems' by Yolanda Wisher

'football dreams' by Jacqueline Woodson

'Music From Childhood' by John Yau

'Homonyms' by Jihyun Yun

'The Pier of La Herradura' by Javier Zamora

'Mr. Nobody' by Anonymous

'Clatter' by Joyce Armor

'Pluto Shits on the Universe' by Fatimah Asghar

'In Dis Newfangled Oz' by Joe Balaz

'Jabberwocky' by Lewis Carroll

'The Crocodile' by Lewis Carroll

'Untitled' by Dave Chappelle

'english' by Chen Chen

'i love you to the moon &' by Chen Chen

'Self-Portrait as a Wild Extrovert' by Chen Chen

'How I Got That Name' by Marilyn Chin

'The Drinking Fountain' by Marchette Chute

'my dream about being white' by Lucille Clifton

'why some people be mad at me sometimes' by Lucille Clifton

'Myself with Cats' by Henri Cole

'Where Did You Get That Pick-Up Line? You Should Drop it Back Off' by Desiree Dallagiacomo

'Poem That Gives No Fucks' by Kendra DeColo

'I’m Nobody! Who are you?' by Emily Dickinson

'The Song of the Jellicles' by T.S. Eliot

'A Guide to Reading Trans Literature' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

'what I mean when I say I’m sharpening my oyster knife' by Eve L. Ewing

'Potato Chips' by Slim Gaillard

'Three Ponies' by Arthur Guiterman

'Mosquitoes' by Katherine Hauth

'Jackrabbits, Green Onions, & Witches Stew' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'Impasse' by Langston Hughes

'micro' by Britteney Black Rose Kapri

'pansexual' by Britteney Black Rose Kapri

'Money Matters' by Alan Katz

'Bad Mood, Baker Beach' by Tracey Knapp

'Confession' by Bruce Lansky

'my graduation speech' by Tato Laviera

'Excerpt from "Like Totally Whatever"' by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

'The Women in My Family Are Bitches' by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

'Scientifically Speaking' by David Tomas Martinez

'The Sentence' by Nathan McClain

'The Quiet World' by Jeffrey McDaniel

'Wolf Energy' by Jeffrey McDaniel

'I, being born a woman, and distressed' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'I Left My Head' by Lilian Moore

'Excerpt from "Nature Poem"' by Tommy Pico

'Telephone Booth (number 905 1/2)' by Pedro Pietri

'The Applicant' by Sylvia Plath

'Bleezer’s Ice Cream' by Jack Prelutsky

'I Wave Good-bye When Butter Flies' by Jack Prelutsky

'The Banana Room' by Jeremy Radin

'Don't Go Into the Library' by Alberto Alvaro Rios

'Funny Bone (Humerus)' by Michael J. Rosen

'Red' by Mary Ruefle

'The Elephant in the Room' by Kay Ryan

'Mi poema a la comida mas corto' by Trinidad Sanchez Jr.

'Black History' by Gil Scott-Heron

'Colors' by Shel Silverstein

'Dancin' in the Rain' by Shel Silverstein

'Invitation' by Shel Silverstein

'i didn’t like you when i met you' by Danez Smith

'Sestina: Like' by A. E. Stallings

'My Shadow' by Robert Louis Stevenson

'Eating Poetry' by Mark Strand

'If I Were In Charge Of The World' by Judith Viorst

'Learning' by Judith Viorst

'Mother Doesn't Want a Dog' by Judith Viorst

'Shorter American Memory of the Declaration of Independence' by Rosmarie Waldrop

'Did I Miss Anything?' by Tom Wayman

'Exile' by Winifred Welles

'Danse Russe' by William Carlos Williams

'Ode to the Midwest' by Kevin Young

'Long Exposure' by Garous Abdolmalekian

'How Can Black People Write About Flowers at a Time Like This' by Hanif Abdurraqib

'It's Just That I'm Not Really Into Politics' by Hanif Abdurraqib

'Excerpt from "America"' by Aria Aber

'Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Arab Girl' by Jessica Abughattas

'Mosab' by Mosab Abu Toha

'Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear' by Mosab Abu Toha

'A Daughter Named After Nina' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Afro-Latina' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Ode to the Head Nod' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'The Star Spanglish Banner' by Angelica Maria Aguilera

'Do You Speak Persian?' by Kaveh Akbar

'In a Neighborhood in Los Angeles' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'LA Prayer' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'beholder' by Mya Matteo Alexice

'Truth is I would like to escape myself' by Nour Al Ghraowi

'The Diameter Of The Bomb' by Yehuda Amichai

'Still I Rise' by Maya Angelou

'Diary Entry #4: Ghazal' by Diannely Antigua

'To Live in the Borderlands' by Gloria Anzaldúa

'If They Come For Us' by Fatimah Asghar

'A Message from the Guardians of the Cedars' by Ruth Awad

'Interview with My Father: Names' by Ruth Awad

'Men Compliment Me' by Ruth Awad

'Excerpt from "[BLACK FEELING]"' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'Love Poem' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'That Girl' by Marquesha Babers

'Who Understands Me but Me' by Jimmy Santiago Baca

'In Dis Newfangled Oz' by Joe Balaz

'As Agony. As Now.' by Amiri Baraka

'As a Possible Lover' by Amiri Baraka

'Como Tú / Like You / Like Me' by Richard Blanco

'Mother Country' by Richard Blanco

'Lies I Tell' by Sara Borjas

'A Boy Can Wear a Dress' by John Bosworth

'La Tuvería or An Earring's Lament' by Peg Boyers

'my dreams, my works, must wait till after hell' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Say Thank You Say I'm Sorry' by Jericho Brown

'The Microscopes' by Jericho Brown

'Coco(nut)' by Mahogany L. Browne

'ONE GEOGRAPHY OF BELONGING' by Kayleb Rae Candrilli

'Placa/Rollcall' by Brenda Cárdenas

'Lion' by Tina Chang

'My Father. A Tree.' by Tina Chang

'Summer' by Chen Chen

'How I Got That Name' by Marilyn Chin

'Choi Jeong Min' by Franny Choi

'Turing Test' by Franny Choi

'A Self-Portrait' by Seungja Choi

'Mixed Bitch' by Tiana Clark

'my dream about being white' by Lucille Clifton

'won’t you celebrate with me' by Lucille Clifton

'Excerpt from "Between The World And Me" 2' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

'Hey, I’m gay' by Mila Cuda

'Black Stars' by Anita D. & Porsha Olayiwola

'Nationhood' by Laura Da'

'The Recital' by Imani Davis

'Profile' by Emile DeWeaver

'I’m Nobody! Who are you?' by Emily Dickinson

'This is my letter to the World' by Emily Dickinson

'The Song of the Smoke' by W.E.B. Du Bois

'We Wear the Mask' by Paul Laurence Dunbar

'Trophic Cascade' by Camille T. Dungy

'how to say' by Safia Elhillo

'Ode to Gossips' by Safia Elhillo

'Self-Portrait without Stitches' by Safia Elhillo

'Kinship' by Margarita Engle

'Advice to Myself' by Louise Erdrich

'The Best Part Of Anything' by Shira Erlichman

'A Guide to Reading Trans Literature' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

'Personal Statement' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

'The ABG (Able-Bodied Gaze)' by Therese Estacion

'I come from the fire city' by Eve L. Ewing

'what I mean when I say I’m sharpening my oyster knife' by Eve L. Ewing

'Self-Portrait as Slinky' by Tarfia Faizullah

'Yr Not Exotic, But Once Ya Wanted to Be' by Tarfia Faizullah

'Thank God I Can't Drive' by Camonghne Felix

'Acquainted with the Night' by Robert Frost

'A Modified Villanelle for My Childhood' by Suzi F. Garcia

'Pulled Over in Short Hills, NJ, 8:00 AM' by Ross Gay

'Nikki-Rosa' by Nikki Giovanni

'Failed Essay on Privilege' by Elisa Gonzalez

'My Gender Is' by C Sebastian Grace

'By Myself' by Eloise Greenfield

'Love Letter' by Nathalie Handal

'Eagle Poem' by Joy Harjo

'Fear Poem, Or I Give You Back' by Joy Harjo

'American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin [Probably twilight makes blackness dangerous] (Edited)' by Terrance Hayes

'Invictus' by William Ernest Henley

'Everyday We Get More Illegal' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'Laughing Out Loud, I Fly' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'You and I' by Mary Ann Hoberman

'My People' by Langston Hughes

'Theme for English B' by Langston Hughes

'The Negro Speaks of Rivers' by Langston Hughes

'Excerpt from "Their Eyes Were Watching God"' by Zora Neale Hurston

'Assimilation Bouquet' by Su Hwang

'A sestina for a black girl who does not know how to braid hair' by Raych Jackson

'Ode to my Uni-brow' by Marlin M. Jenkins

'Your World' by Georgia Douglas Johnson

'TRANS IS AGAINST NOSTALGIA' by Taylor Johnson

'A Short Note to My Very Critical and Well-Beloved Friends and Comrades' by June Jordan

'Excerpt from “Poem about My Rights”' by June Jordan

'Break up with your gender, I’m bored' by KB

'Diaspora #1' by Khalypso

'Naming Myself' by Barbara Kingsolver

'For Malcolm, A Year After' by Etheridge Knight

'The Start Of The Free And Natural' by Dorothea Lasky

'my graduation speech' by Tato Laviera

'I Ask My Mother to Sing' by Li-Young Lee

'Immigrant Blues' by Li-Young Lee

'This Room and Everything In It' by Li-Young Lee

'The First Leaf' by Eugenia Leigh

'A New National Athem' by Ada Limón

'I Am Different' by Layli Long Soldier

'Resolution (6)' by Layli Long Soldier

'A Daily Prayer' by Alan Pelaez Lopez

'Now' by Audre Lorde

'Don't Pretty Me' by Nabila Lovelace

'Still, I Don’t Love My Father' by Nabila Lovelace

'Excerpt from "My Spanish"' by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

'Where I'm From' by George Ella Lyon

'Vocative' by Amit Majmudar

'Like a Freedom Too Strange to be Conquered' by Aurielle Marie

'The Big Water' by Maya Marshall

'Scientifically Speaking' by David Tomas Martinez

'Athazagoraphobia (Fear of Being Ignored)' by Jamaal May

'Pomegranate Means Grenade' by Jamaal May

'Wolf Energy' by Jeffrey McDaniel

'I Know My Soul' by Claude McKay

'In Defense of Hella' by Brandon Melendez

'Ode to a Dominican Breakfast' by Yesenia Montilla

'In the Blood' by Pat Mora

'The Only Me' by Pat Mora

'Excerpt from "Song of Solomon" 1' by Toni Morrison

'Elliptical' by Harryette Mullen

'Ghazal for Becoming Your Own Country' by Angel Nafis

'Gravity' by Angel Nafis

'The Song Is You' by Marilyn Nelson

'The Bronze Legacy' by Effie Lee Newsome

'Buffet Etiquette' by Hieu Minh Nguyen

'Dang You Then a Dang' by Hoa Nguyen

'They Were My People' by Grace Nichols

'Risk' by Anaïs Nin

'Changed' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Katy' by Frank O'Hara

'Black Stars' by Anita D. & Porsha Olayiwola

'Ars Poetica' by José Olivarez

'(citizen) (illegal)' by José Olivarez

'Interview' by José Olivarez

'Wild Geese' by Mary Oliver

'El Spanglish National Athem' by Pedro Pietri

'Things We Carry on the Sea' by Wang Ping

'ode to new money' by Noel Quiñones

'A House Called Tomorrow' by Alberto Alvaro Rios

'They' by Raquel Salas Rivera

'Words' by Luis J. Rodriguez

'Somewhere or Other' by Christina Rossetti

'This is Not a Small Voice' by Sonia Sanchez

'First Will and Testament' by Sam Sax

'My Gender Is' by Cecily Schuler

'Mi Problema' by Michele Serros

'Sixty' by Fabián Severo

'Excerpt from "Me Against the World"' by Tupac Shakur

'Social Skills Training' by Solmaz Sharif

'ode to my blackness' by Evie Shockley

'One of Us' by Joyce Sidman

'[Sometimes I don’t know if I’m having a feeling]' by Matthew Siegel

'Colors' by Shel Silverstein

'Invitation' by Shel Silverstein

'Masks' by Shel Silverstein

'recipe for understanding' by Marilyn Singer

'alternate names for black boys' by Danez Smith

'Excerpt from “summer, somewhere”' by Danez Smith

'At the Student Poetry Reading' by Kim Stafford

'A smile always heals' by Suma Subramaniam

'Filter' by Suma Subramaniam

'Blink Your Eyes' by Sekou Sundiata

'The Crystal Gazer' by Sara Teasdale

'The Blacker the Berry' by Joyce Carol Thomas

'The Storyteller Gets Her name' by Ari Tison

'Bioluminescence' by Paul Tran

'Galileo' by Paul Tran

'Today I’ll Sit Still' by Ernesto Trejo

'On Evaluating Black Privilege' by Crystal Valentine

'Undone' by Padma Venkatraman

'Excerpt from “Beautiful Short Loser”' by Ocean Vuong

'Love After Love' by Derek Walcott

'This Body' by Renée Watson

'On Being Brought from Africa to America' by Phillis Wheatley

'O me! O life!' by Walt Whitman

'And I wonder where you are' by Tanaya Winder

'Being' by Tanaya Winder

'How to Not Be Afraid of Everything' by Jane Wong

'beverly, huh.' by Jamila Woods

'on paper' by Jacqueline Woodson

'Speech Therapy' by Dean Young

'Citizenship' by Javier Zamora

'Mosab' by Mosab Abu Toha

'Afro-Latina' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Ode to the Head Nod' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Intimate Set' by Ricardo Lira Acuña

'Bilingual' by Alma Flor Ada

'Sonnet: The History of Puerto Rico' by Jack Agüeros

'The Star Spanglish Banner' by Angelica Maria Aguilera

'Praise Song for the Day' by Elizabeth Alexander

'beholder' by Mya Matteo Alexice

'Fatima :: Solstice' by Hala Alyan

'Honeymoon' by Hala Alyan

'Teaching My Mother English over the Phone' by Eloisa Amezcua

'Alone' by Maya Angelou

'Twelfth Song of Thunder [Navajo Tradition]' by Anonymous

'To Live in the Borderlands' by Gloria Anzaldúa

'Ghareeb' by Fatimah Asghar

'If They Come For Us' by Fatimah Asghar

'A Message from the Guardians of the Cedars' by Ruth Awad

'Interview with My Father: Names' by Ruth Awad

'As Agony. As Now.' by Amiri Baraka

'Excerpt from Black Art' by Amiri Baraka

'Ka 'Ba' by Amiri Baraka

'Owed to the Durag' by Joshua Bennett

'Como Tú / Like You / Like Me' by Richard Blanco

'Mother Country' by Richard Blanco

'Mexcian Bingo (Edited)' by Sara Borjas

'La Tuvería or An Earring's Lament' by Peg Boyers

'We Real Cool' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Coco(nut)' by Mahogany L. Browne

'Placa/Rollcall' by Brenda Cárdenas

'Triple Sonnet for My Mother’s Full-On Soap Opera Fantasy' by Dorothy Chan

'Tea' by Leila Chatti

'My Mother upon Hearing News of Her Mother’s Death' by Cathy Linh Che

'How I Got That Name' by Marilyn Chin

'Choi Jeong Min' by Franny Choi

'Hangul Abecedarian' by Franny Choi

'Excerpt from "The First Black Bachelorette"' by Tiana Clark

'Mixed Bitch' by Tiana Clark

'homage to my hips' by Lucille Clifton

'my dream about being white' by Lucille Clifton

'Wanda Why Aren't You Dead' by Wanda Coleman

'In Colorado My Father Scoured and Stacked Dishes' by Eduardo C. Corral

'Black Stars' by Anita D. & Porsha Olayiwola

'Nationhood' by Laura Da'

'The Recital' by Imani Davis

'Shifting the Sun' by Diana Der-Hovanessian

'Abecedarian Requiring Further Examination of Anglikan Seraphym Subjugation of a Wild Indian Rezervation' by Natalie Diaz

'Why I Hate Raisins' by Natalie Diaz

'The Song of the Smoke' by W.E.B. Du Bois

'how to say' by Safia Elhillo

'Ode to Gossips' by Safia Elhillo

'Turtle Came to See Me' by Margarita Engle

'Advice to Myself' by Louise Erdrich

'Self-Portrait as Slinky' by Tarfia Faizullah

'The Sacrifice' by Tarfia Faizullah

'Yr Not Exotic, But Once Ya Wanted to Be' by Tarfia Faizullah

'Spanish Midterm' by Ángel Garcia

'Nikki-Rosa' by Nikki Giovanni

'Failed Essay on Privilege' by Elisa Gonzalez

'Harriet Tubman' by Eloise Greenfield

'Love Letter' by Nathalie Handal

'Others Are Us' by Nathalie Handal

'Songs for the People' by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

'Five Directions to My House' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'Laughing Out Loud, I Fly' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'Fuck Your Lecture on Craft' by Noor Hindi

'My People' by Langston Hughes

'The Negro Speaks of Rivers' by Langston Hughes

'Ode to my Uni-brow' by Marlin M. Jenkins

'Besaydoo' by Yalie Kamara

'Spanglish' by Tato Laviera

'I Ask My Mother to Sing' by Li-Young Lee

'A Daily Prayer' by Alan Pelaez Lopez

'Zapotec Crossers (or, Haiku I Write Post-PTSD Nightmares)' by Alan Pelaez Lopez

'Celebration' by Alonzo Lopez

'Citizenship' by Nabila Lovelace

'Still, I Don’t Love My Father' by Nabila Lovelace

'The Women in My Family Are Bitches' by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

'Occidentalism' by Sally Wen Mao

'The White City' by Claude McKay

'Ode to a Dominican Breakfast' by Yesenia Montilla

'Excerpt from "Song of Solomon" 1' by Toni Morrison

'The Bronze Legacy' by Effie Lee Newsome

'On Listening to Your Teacher Take Attendance' by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

'Dang You Then a Dang' by Hoa Nguyen

'Mixed Media' by Duane Niatum

'They Were My People' by Grace Nichols

'Gate A-4' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Black Stars' by Anita D. & Porsha Olayiwola

'(citizen) (illegal)' by José Olivarez

'Getting Ready to Say I Love You to My Dad, It Rains' by José Olivarez

'The Poetry Cops' by Willie Perdomo

'Excerpt from "Nature Poem"' by Tommy Pico

'The Abuelita Poem' by Paul Martínez Pompa

'Blue Earth Banks' by Dawn Quigley

'When Giving Is All We Have' by Alberto Alvaro Rios

'Mexican American Sonnet' by Iliana Rocha

'Words' by Luis J. Rodriguez

'Mi poema a la comida mas corto' by Trinidad Sanchez Jr.

'Reaching Guantánamo' by Solmaz Sharif

'ode to my blackness' by Evie Shockley

'Workshop' by Jacob Shores-Argüello

'Giveaway' by Kim Shuck

'Buffalograss' by Jake Skeets

'alternate names for black boys' by Danez Smith

'Black Boy Be' by Danez Smith

'Excerpt from “summer, somewhere”' by Danez Smith

'what was said at the bus stop' by Danez Smith

'Hip-Hop Ghazal' by Patricia Smith

'All the Dead Boys Look Like Me' by Christopher Soto

'A smile always heals' by Suma Subramaniam

'Filter' by Suma Subramaniam

'The Blacker the Berry' by Joyce Carol Thomas

'Look at Us' by John Trudell

'Professional Spanish Knocks on the Door' by Elisabet Velasquez

'Wiri Wiri' by Dan Vera

'This Body' by Renée Watson

'And I wonder where you are' by Tanaya Winder

'Being' by Tanaya Winder

'Homonyms' by Jihyun Yun

'Citizenship' by Javier Zamora

'Ode to the Head Nod' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Praise Song for the Day' by Elizabeth Alexander

'Twelfth Song of Thunder [Navajo Tradition]' by Anonymous

'Meditation on a Grapefruit' by Craig Arnold

'Sunflakes' by Frank Asch

'Excerpt from "Giovanni's Room"' by James Baldwin

'Ode to Fat' by Ellen Bass

'Little Stones at My Window' by Mario Benedetti

'The Ecchoing Green' by William Blake

'Speech to the Young: Speech to the Progress-Toward' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Tea' by Leila Chatti

'What's Not to Love' by Brendan Constantine

'The Orange' by Wendy Cope

'anyone lived in a pretty how town' by E. E. Cummings

'i thank You God for most this amazing' by E. E. Cummings

'[love is more thicker than forget]' by E. E. Cummings

'maggie and milly and molly and may' by E. E. Cummings

'Joy #1' by Clarissa Scott Delany

'The Song of the Smoke' by W.E.B. Du Bois

'Poet Dances with Inanimate Object' by Cornelius Eady

'Self-Portrait With No Flag' by Safia Elhillo

'what I mean when I say I’m sharpening my oyster knife' by Eve L. Ewing

'Letter' by Joseph Fasnao

'Singing-Time' by Rose Fyleman

'Sorrow Is Not My Name' by Ross Gay

'Knoxville, Tennessee' by Nikki Giovanni

'My Brilliant Image' by Hafez

'Clarinet' by Chera Hammons

'Praise the Rain' by Joy Harjo

'Remember' by Joy Harjo

'Songs for the People' by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

'Coconut' by Paul Hostovsky

'Dream Variations' by Langston Hughes

'My People' by Langston Hughes

'RuPaul Gives The Black Girl Miracle Her First Lesson in Realness' by Tonya Ingram

'TRANS IS AGAINST NOSTALGIA' by Taylor Johnson

'Besaydoo' by Yalie Kamara

'Blue Light Lounge Sutra for the Performance Poets at Harold Park Hotel' by Yusef Komunyakaa

'Small Kindnesses' by Danusha Laméris

'From Blossoms' by Li-Young Lee

'One Heart' by Li-Young Lee

'Celebration' by Alonzo Lopez

'Now' by Audre Lorde

'praise song' by Nate Marshall

'Sea-Fever' by John Masefield

'Lament for the Living' by Sarah Matthes

'There Are Birds Here' by Jamaal May

'Afternoon on a Hill' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'Words Free as Confetti' by Pat Mora

'Woo Woo Roll Deep' by Angel Nafis

'The Bronze Legacy' by Effie Lee Newsome

'Famous' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Katy' by Frank O'Hara

'Twerk Villanelle' by Porsha Olayiwola

'Praying' by Mary Oliver

'Wild Geese' by Mary Oliver

'day’s end' by Jeremy Radin

'Someday I'll Love Roger Reeves' by Roger Reeves

'Despedida Ardiente' by Patrick Rosal

'Excerpt from "On Spring Giddiness"' by Jalal al-Din Rumi

'This is Not a Small Voice' by Sonia Sanchez

'I Think I'll Call it Morning' by Gil Scott-Heron

'Sonnet 18: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?' by William Shakespeare

'because there should be love' by Evie Shockley

'Dancin' in the Rain' by Shel Silverstein

'April Is a Dog’s Dream' by Marilyn Singer

'Prayer' by Tracy K. Smith

'I Am Alive in Los Angeles!' by Mike Sonksen

'The Swing' by Robert Louis Stevenson

'Shout Out' by Sekou Sundiata

'Reasons for Staying' by Ocean Vuong

'You Go to My Head' by Carole Boston Weatherford

'O me! O life!' by Walt Whitman

'Poets to Come' by Walt Whitman

'Danse Russe' by William Carlos Williams

'Joy #1' by Alyesha Wise

'Earth Day' by Jane Yolen

'Try to Praise the Mutilated World' by Adam Zagajewski

'body without the "d"' by Justice Ameer

'Funeral Blues' by W. H. Auden

'Cento Between the Ending and the End' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'Love Poem' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'Excerpt from "Giovanni's Room"' by James Baldwin

'A Boy Can Wear a Dress' by John Bosworth

'How to Tell My Dad that I Kissed a Man' by F. Douglas Brown

'Duplex ["I begin with love"]' by Jericho Brown

'The Microscopes' by Jericho Brown

'My partner wants me to write them a poem about Sheryl Crow' by Kayleb Rae Candrilli

'ONE GEOGRAPHY OF BELONGING' by Kayleb Rae Candrilli

'i love you to the moon &' by Chen Chen

'Summer' by Chen Chen

'Hey, I’m gay' by Mila Cuda

'The Recital' by Imani Davis

'Once All the Hounds Had Been Called Home' by Meg Day

'From the Desire Field' by Natalie Diaz

'I Watch Her Eat the Apple' by Natalie Diaz

'The Best Part Of Anything' by Shira Erlichman

'A Guide to Reading Trans Literature' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

'Autopainophile' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

'Personal Statement' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

'Excerpt from “QUEER YOUTH ARE FIVE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE BY SUICIDE”' by Andrea Gibson

'My Gender Is' by C Sebastian Grace

'TRANS IS AGAINST NOSTALGIA' by Taylor Johnson

'pansexual' by Britteney Black Rose Kapri

'Break up with your gender, I’m bored' by KB

'Pre-Top Surgery Pantoum' by KB

'Diaspora #1' by Khalypso

'Beauty is My Revenge' by Kokumo

'September Elegies' by Randall Mann

'Momma Said [ ] at the Kitchen Table' by Jasmine Mans

'Like a Freedom Too Strange to be Conquered' by Aurielle Marie

'I Don't Want a Trans President' by H. Melt

'Ode to a Dominican Breakfast' by Yesenia Montilla

'Staying Quiet' by Hieu Minh Nguyen

'Twerk Villanelle' by Porsha Olayiwola

'They' by Raquel Salas Rivera

'Fragment 94' by Sappho

'[It’s no use / Mother dear...]' by Sappho

'Miss Piggy' by Sam Sax

'My Gender Is' by Cecily Schuler

'Buffalograss' by Jake Skeets

'Credo' by Bruce Snider

'All the Dead Boys Look Like Me' by Christopher Soto

'Behold! A Spectacle' by Chrysanthemum Tran

'Dreaming Winter' by James Welch

'We Two, How Long We Were Fool'd' by Walt Whitman

'Pattern' by Garous Abdolmalekian

'Hearing That  Joe Arroyo Song at Ibiza Nightclub, 2008' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Intimate Set' by Ricardo Lira Acuña

'String Theory Relationships' by Kelli Russell Agodon

'Poem to a Conqueror' by Kaveh Akbar

'Upon a Day, Came Sorrow in to Me' by Dante Alighieri

'Come, and Be my Baby' by Maya Angelou

'Funeral Blues' by W. H. Auden

'I Am Offering This Poem' by Jimmy Santiago Baca

'Holiday Wish' by David Baker

'Excerpt from "Giovanni's Room"' by James Baldwin

'As a Possible Lover' by Amiri Baraka

'Ode to Fat' by Ellen Bass

'A Heart Can Be Broken Only Once, Like A Window' by Sara Borjas

'Your Catfish Friend' by Richard Brautigan

'She Walks in Beauty' by Lord Byron

'Love Song for Love Songs' by Rafael Campo

'My partner wants me to write them a poem about Sheryl Crow' by Kayleb Rae Candrilli

'i love you to the moon &' by Chen Chen

'Hey, I’m gay' by Mila Cuda

'[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in]' by E. E. Cummings

'[love is more thicker than forget]' by E. E. Cummings

'the great advantage of being alive' by E. E. Cummings

'SONNET (stopped)' by Olena Kalytiak Davis

'Once All the Hounds Had Been Called Home' by Meg Day

'From the Desire Field' by Natalie Diaz

'I Watch Her Eat the Apple' by Natalie Diaz

'Wild nights - Wild nights!' by Emily Dickinson

'Happenstance' by Rita Dove

'Heart to Heart' by Rita Dove

'ODE TO MY HOME GIRLS' by Safia Elhillo

'Love, I'm Done with You' by Ross Gay

'I Take Master Card (Charge Your Love To Me)' by Nikki Giovanni

'Mock Orange' by Louise Glück

'Gallery Songs' by Natalie J. Graham

'Let Birds' by Linda Gregg

'The Promise' by Jane Hirshfield

'[Death is nothing at all]' by Henry Scott Holland

'[Untitled]' by bell hooks

'Intifada Incantation: Poem 38 for b.b.L.' by June Jordan

'pansexual' by Britteney Black Rose Kapri

'When I have Fears That I May Cease to Be' by John Keats

'Diaspora #1' by Khalypso

'Excerpt From Belly Song' by Etheridge Knight

'Told You So' by Keetje Kuipers

'Immigrant Blues' by Li-Young Lee

'This Room and Everything In It' by Li-Young Lee

'LOVE POEM WITH APOLOGIES FOR MY APPEARANCE' by Ada Limón

'The Conditional' by Ada Limón

'The Lovers' by Timothy Liu

'Everyone I Love is Drafting Their Own Eulogies' by Ruth Madievsky

'Like a Freedom Too Strange to be Conquered' by Aurielle Marie

'Love Elegy in the Chinese Garden, with Koi' by Nathan McClain

'Frida Kahlo to Marty McConnell' by Marty McConnell

'The Quiet World' by Jeffrey McDaniel

'A Study in Perspective' by Constance Merritt

'I, being born a woman, and distressed' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'Excerpt From “Paradise Lost” Book IV' by John Milton

'Hon or We have both traveled from the other side of some hill, one side of which we may wish we could forget' by Anis Mojgani

'The Song Is You' by Marilyn Nelson

'Don't Go Far Off' by Pablo Neruda

'If You Forget Me' by Pablo Neruda

'Sonnet 65' by Pablo Neruda

'This is the Nonsense of Love' by Mindy Nettifee

'Baked Goods' by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

'MSP to ____' by Hieu Minh Nguyen

'Twerk Villanelle' by Porsha Olayiwola

'The Uses of Sorrow' by Mary Oliver

'Recurrence' by Dorothy Parker

'Almosts' by Bianca Phipps

'The Kiss' by Sasha Pimentel

'Annabel Lee' by Edgar Allan Poe

'day’s end' by Jeremy Radin

'Someday I'll Love Roger Reeves' by Roger Reeves

'Tonight No Poetry Will Serve' by Adrienne Rich

'Fat Girl Triumphal Ode' by Stephanie Rogers

'Haiku [for you]' by Sonia Sanchez

'Fragment 58' by Sappho

'Fragment 94' by Sappho

'[It’s no use / Mother dear...]' by Sappho

'Selfish' by Jill Scott

'Object Permanence' by Nicole Sealey

'Excerpt from “frank: sonnets” [Intimacy unhinged, unpaddocked me]' by Diane Seuss

'Excerpt from "Small Wire"' by Anne Sexton

'Sonnet 116: Let me not to the marriage of true minds...' by William Shakespeare

'Sonnet 18: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?' by William Shakespeare

'Excerpt from “The Near Transitive Properties of the Political and Poetical: Erasure”' by Solmaz Sharif

'Reaching Guantánamo' by Solmaz Sharif

'In Love and In War' by Warsan Shire

'because there should be love' by Evie Shockley

'[Sometimes I don’t know if I’m having a feeling]' by Matthew Siegel

'Virginity' by Jake Skeets

'i didn’t like you when i met you' by Danez Smith

'Bitch Instinct' by Analicia Sotelo

'I am not yours' by Sara Teasdale

'You're the One I Wanna Watch the Last Ships Go Down With' by Brian Tierney

'Love After Love' by Derek Walcott

'brief lesson on marriage' by G. C. Waldrep

'After You Left' by Anna Rose Welch

'We Two, How Long We Were Fool'd' by Walt Whitman

'Life's Scars' by Elizabeth Wheeler Wilcox

'I wish in the city of your heart' by Robley Wilson

'No Second Troy' by William Butler Yeats

'Long Exposure' by Garous Abdolmalekian

'Hearing That  Joe Arroyo Song at Ibiza Nightclub, 2008' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Sonnet: The History of Puerto Rico' by Jack Agüeros

'Do You Speak Persian?' by Kaveh Akbar

'Owed to Pedagogy' by Joshua Bennett

'Atlantis--A Lost Sonnet' by Eavan Boland

'Traces of my Father' by Sara Borjas

'The World Is in Pencil' by Todd Boss

'Paul Robeson' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'As a Human Being' by Jericho Brown

'Duplex ["A poem is a gesture"]' by Jericho Brown

'Ghosts' by Dana Jaye Cadman

'Excerpt from “The Glass Essay”' by Anne Carson

'Zombie Apocalypse Now: Documentary' by Cathy Linh Che

'Catastrophe Is Next to Godliness' by Franny Choi

'Hangul Abecedarian' by Franny Choi

'why some people be mad at me sometimes' by Lucille Clifton

'On Turning Ten' by Billy Collins

'Not This (Edited)' by Olena Kalytiak Davis

'City Lake' by Chelsea DesAutels

'Forever – is composed of Nows —' by Emily Dickinson

'Excerpt from “From the Lives of My Friends”' by Michael Dickman

'Party Dress for a First Born' by Rita Dove

'The Racist Bone' by Cornelius Eady

'ODE TO MY HOME GIRLS' by Safia Elhillo

'Kinship' by Margarita Engle

'Excerpt from “Somewhere Real”' by Shira Erlichman

'The Best Part Of Anything' by Shira Erlichman

'A Supermarket in California' by Allen Ginsberg

'My First Memory (of Librarians)' by Nikki Giovanni

'Harriet Tubman' by Eloise Greenfield

'The Resurrection' by Linda Gregg

'Reckless Sonnet No. 8' by Kimiko Hahn

'Grace' by Joy Harjo

'Remember' by Joy Harjo

'The Friend' by Matt Hart

'Appalachian Elegy (8.)' by bell hooks

'SELMA, 1965' by Gloria House

'Grandpa's Stories' by Langston Hughes

'The Negro Speaks of Rivers' by Langston Hughes

'Discourse' by J. Bailey Hutchinson

'Dreams of My Father' by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

'When I have Fears That I May Cease to Be' by John Keats

'Naming Myself' by Barbara Kingsolver

'Trust the Hours (Wait)' by Galway Kinnell

'Graduation' by Edgar Kunz

'Excerpt from "Heavy: An American Memoir"' by Kiese Laymon

'I Ask My Mother to Sing' by Li-Young Lee

'This Room and Everything In It' by Li-Young Lee

'The Raincoat' by Ada Limón

'I Used to Pray' by Yuxi Lin

'Where I'm From' by George Ella Lyon

'Here's an Ocean Tale' by Kwoya Fagin Maples

'Rememory' by Roya Marsh

'Mercy, Mercy Me' by John Murillo

'Arachis Hypogaea' by Marilyn Nelson

'Baked Goods' by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

'Mosquitoes' by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

'Recurrence' by Dorothy Parker

'Excerpt from "Nature Poem"' by Tommy Pico

'Things We Carry on the Sea' by Wang Ping

'Annabel Lee' by Edgar Allan Poe

'The Abuelita Poem' by Paul Martínez Pompa

'Long Shot' by T.R. Poulson

'Don't Nobody' by Jason Reynolds

'A Memory' by Lola Ridge

'Archaic Torso of Apollo' by Rainer Maria Rilke

'Excerpt From “A Roman Temple”' by Omar Abu Risha

'They' by Raquel Salas Rivera

'21' by Patrick Roche

'First Will and Testament' by Sam Sax

'Black History' by Gil Scott-Heron

'Preface' by Charif Shanahan

'“Mutability” or “The Flower That Smiles To-day”' by Percy Bysshe Shelley

'Giveaway' by Kim Shuck

'Real Estate' by Richard Siken

'Buffalograss' by Jake Skeets

'Excerpt from Motown Crown' by Patricia Smith

'Walking West' by William E. Stafford

'French Toast' by Cammy Thomas

'Behold! A Spectacle' by Chrysanthemum Tran

'Emily Dickinson at the Poetry Slam' by Dan Vera

'Shorter American Memory of the Declaration of Independence' by Rosmarie Waldrop

'Being' by Tanaya Winder

'no more grandma poems' by Yolanda Wisher

'football dreams' by Jacqueline Woodson

'The World is Too Much with Us' by William Wordsworth

'Upon a Day, Came Sorrow in to Me' by Dante Alighieri

'Alone' by Maya Angelou

'Diary Entry #4: Ghazal' by Diannely Antigua

'Everything will hurt for a while' by Ruth Awad

'Little Stones at My Window' by Mario Benedetti

'Bluebird (Edited)' by Charles Bukowski

'Hammond B3 Organ Cistern' by Gabrielle Calvocoressi

'Tea' by Leila Chatti

'I Guess By Now I Thought I’d Be Done With Shame' by Franny Choi

'A Self-Portrait' by Seungja Choi

'A Controlled Substance' by Brendan Constantine

'Golden Shovel Sheltered-In-Place with Animal Crossing Log-Out Text and OCD' by Imani Davis

'YOUR BRAIN IS NOT A PRISON!' by Sasha Debevec-McKenney

'My Brother at 3 A.M.' by Natalie Diaz

'We Wear the Mask' by Paul Laurence Dunbar

'Daveen' by Shira Erlichman

'Mind Over Matter' by Shira Erlichman

'Stampede' by Ángel Garcia

'Mock Orange' by Louise Glück

'Snowdrops' by Louise Glück

'Stomp' by Nikki Grimes

'a safe space' by Matthew Cuban Hernandez

'Suicide's Note' by Langston Hughes

'Your World' by Georgia Douglas Johnson

'On Time Tanka' by June Jordan

'Spondylolisthesis, or why I eat Taco Bell' by KB

'Trust the Hours (Wait)' by Galway Kinnell

'The Start Of The Free And Natural' by Dorothea Lasky

'September Elegies' by Randall Mann

'Excerpt From “Keeper of the Light”' by Jeffrey McDaniel

'Standing at The Mirror, The Author Writes A Poem for Himself in Which the Word Hate Is Replaced with The Word Forgive' by Brandon Melendez

'Origin of Tears' by Valzhyna Mort

'My Therapist Says Make Friends with your Monsters' by José Olivarez

'Wild Geese' by Mary Oliver

'Excerpt From “Citizen: An American Lyric” [The new therapist specializes]' by Claudia Rankine

'Song' by Adrienne Rich

'21' by Patrick Roche

'In a Dark Time' by Theodore Roethke

'Depression is My Daughter and Now I Brush Her Hair' by Sheila J. Sadr

'Prayer for the Mutilated World' by Sam Sax

'The Surface of the Water' by Jason Schneiderman

'All the Time Blues Villanelle' by Tim Seibles

'Speech: To be, or not to be, that is the question' by William Shakespeare

'Culture' by Assata Shakur

'[My pills doze until I wake them]' by Matthew Siegel

'[Sometimes I don’t know if I’m having a feeling]' by Matthew Siegel

'Whatif' by Shel Silverstein

'notes' by Danez Smith

'Detox Passage' by Christina Thatcher

'Today I’ll Sit Still' by Ernesto Trejo

'Since Hanna Moved Away' by Judith Viorst

'Reasons for Staying' by Ocean Vuong

'Speech Therapy' by Dean Young

'How Can Black People Write About Flowers at a Time Like This' by Hanif Abdurraqib

'First Snow' by Aria Aber

'A Blank White Page' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'Playgrounds' by Laurence Alma-Tadema

'Twelfth Song of Thunder [Navajo Tradition]' by Anonymous

'Break Free' by Frank Asch

'Sunflakes' by Frank Asch

'Pluto Shits on the Universe' by Fatimah Asghar

'Caterpillars' by Brod Bagert

'Holiday Wish' by David Baker

'Epistemology' by Catherine Barnett

'[An ancient pond!]' by Matsuo Basho

'Heat waves shimmering' by Matsuo Basho

'The World Has Need of You' by Ellen Bass

'Going Down Hill on a Bicycle' by Henry Charles Beeching

'Excerpt from "The Fish"' by Elizabeth Bishop

'The Ecchoing Green' by William Blake

'Your Catfish Friend' by Richard Brautigan

'Oh Wonder' by Traci Brimhall

'truth' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'The Crocodile' by Lewis Carroll

'My Father. A Tree.' by Tina Chang

'Bluet' by Dan Chiasson

'i thank You God for most this amazing' by E. E. Cummings

'maggie and milly and molly and may' by E. E. Cummings

'Joy #1' by Clarissa Scott Delany

'City Lake' by Chelsea DesAutels

'A Bird, came down the Walk' by Emily Dickinson

'This is my letter to the World' by Emily Dickinson

'Excerpt From “Season of Beginning and End"' by Zuhur Dixon

'Characteristics of Life' by Camille T. Dungy

'Trophic Cascade' by Camille T. Dungy

'The Song of the Jellicles' by T.S. Eliot

'Rainmaker: You Could Be the Water' by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

'Something Told the Wild Geese' by Rachel Field

'Little Talk' by Aileen Fisher

'Fireflies' by Paul Fleischman

'Design' by Robert Frost

'Nothing Gold Can Stay' by Robert Frost

'Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening' by Robert Frost

'The Road Not Taken' by Robert Frost

'A Small Needful Fact' by Ross Gay

'Sorrow Is Not My Name' by Ross Gay

'The Sleeping Pig' by Jenny George

'Snowdrops' by Louise Glück

'The Red Poppy' by Louise Glück

'In the Land of Words' by Eloise Greenfield

'The Poetry of Bad Weather' by Debora Greger

'Let Birds' by Linda Gregg

'Cat Scat' by Eamon Grennan

'Three Ponies' by Arthur Guiterman

'Eagle Poem' by Joy Harjo

'Excerpt from "She Had Some Horses"' by Joy Harjo

'Grace' by Joy Harjo

'Praise the Rain' by Joy Harjo

'Remember' by Joy Harjo

'Mosquitoes' by Katherine Hauth

'The Promise' by Jane Hirshfield

'Appalachian Elegy (8.)' by bell hooks

'April Rain Song' by Langston Hughes

'Sanctuary' by Donika Kelly

'From Blossoms' by Li-Young Lee

'One Heart' by Li-Young Lee

'Out of Hiding' by Li-Young Lee

'Everything Is a Poem' by J. Patrick Lewis

'Instructions on Not Giving Up' by Ada Limón

'The Conditional' by Ada Limón

'Excerpt From “Le Desert”' by Pierre Loti

'Here's an Ocean Tale' by Kwoya Fagin Maples

'Sea-Fever' by John Masefield

'There Are Birds Here' by Jamaal May

'Wolf Energy' by Jeffrey McDaniel

'Weather' by Eve Merriam

'Afternoon on a Hill' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'City Trees' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'To a Young Poet' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'A Simile' by N. Scott Momaday

'The Only Me' by Pat Mora

'Song of the Open Road' by Ogden Nash

'The Book of Questions, III' by Pablo Neruda

'Sunset' by Effie Lee Newsome

'Mixed Media' by Duane Niatum

'Risk' by Anaïs Nin

'Excerpt from "Every day as a wide field, every page"' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Breakage' by Mary Oliver

'Wild Geese' by Mary Oliver

'Letter to the Person Who Carved His Initials into the Oldest Living Longleaf Pine in North America' by Matthew Olzmann

'A Little Close Though, If You Can, for What Got Lost Here' by Carl Phillips

'Excerpt from "Nature Poem"' by Tommy Pico

'Noisy Noisy' by Jack Prelutsky

'Blue Earth Banks' by Dawn Quigley

'day’s end' by Jeremy Radin

'Dear You,' by Glenis Redmond

'A Memory' by Lola Ridge

'Untitled [Do you still remember: falling stars]' by Rainer Maria Rilke

'Somewhere or Other' by Christina Rossetti

'Who Has Seen the Wind?' by Christina Rossetti

'The Breeze at Dawn' by Jalal al-Din Rumi

'Turtle' by Kay Ryan

'Fog' by Carl Sandburg

'The Surface of the Water' by Jason Schneiderman

'Sixty' by Fabián Severo

'Morning Warming' by Joyce Sidman

'Who Will Tell Them' by Michael Simms

'April Is a Dog’s Dream' by Marilyn Singer

'5 p.m., Tuesday, August 23, 2005' by Patricia Smith

'What Betsy Has to Say' by Patricia Smith

'Credo' by Bruce Snider

'Bitch Instinct' by Analicia Sotelo

'Walking West' by William E. Stafford

'Bed in Summer' by Robert Louis Stevenson

'Morning Routine' by Bianca Stone

'Question' by May Swenson

'Room with a View' by Stephen Swinburne

'The Last Wolf' by Mary TallMountain

'The Sticking Point' by Lynne Thompson

'Bioluminescence' by Paul Tran

'Look at Us' by John Trudell

'How Bright It Is' by Brian Turner

'Whenever you see a tree' by Padma Venkatraman

'Lost' by David Wagoner

'Dogs and Weather' by Winifred Welles

'We Two, How Long We Were Fool'd' by Walt Whitman

'Pastoral' by William Carlos Williams

'The Red Wheelbarrow' by William Carlos Williams

'The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound' by Sallie Wolf

'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud' by William Wordsworth

'The World is Too Much with Us' by William Wordsworth

'Pig' by Valerie Worth

'Sailing to Byzantium' by William Butler Yeats

'The Song of Wandering Aengus' by William Butler Yeats

'Earth Day' by Jane Yolen

'Carrying Our Words' by Ofelia Zepeda

'Afghan Funeral in Paris' by Aria Aber

'Excerpt from "America"' by Aria Aber

'Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear' by Mosab Abu Toha

'Sonnet: The History of Puerto Rico' by Jack Agüeros

'Do You Speak Persian?' by Kaveh Akbar

'LA Prayer' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'Truth is I would like to escape myself' by Nour Al Ghraowi

'Honeymoon' by Hala Alyan

'The Diameter Of The Bomb' by Yehuda Amichai

'Break Free' by Frank Asch

'Old Country (Edited)' by Fatimah Asghar

'Meditations in an Emergency' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'As Agony. As Now.' by Amiri Baraka

'The Ecchoing Green' by William Blake

'Como Tú / Like You / Like Me' by Richard Blanco

'Mother Country' by Richard Blanco

'Atlantis--A Lost Sonnet' by Eavan Boland

'La Tuvería or An Earring's Lament' by Peg Boyers

'Placa/Rollcall' by Brenda Cárdenas

'i love you to the moon &' by Chen Chen

'How I Got That Name' by Marilyn Chin

'In Colorado My Father Scoured and Stacked Dishes' by Eduardo C. Corral

'maggie and milly and molly and may' by E. E. Cummings

'Nationhood' by Laura Da'

'Bent to the Earth' by Blas Manuel de Luna

'Trophic Cascade' by Camille T. Dungy

'Excerpt from "Faceless"' by Tongo Eisen-Martin

'I come from the fire city' by Eve L. Ewing

'The Boatman' by Carolyn Forché

'A Modified Villanelle for My Childhood' by Suzi F. Garcia

'Pulled Over in Short Hills, NJ, 8:00 AM' by Ross Gay

'Excerpt from "America"' by Allen Ginsberg

'Birthright' by Rigoberto González

'Eagle Poem' by Joy Harjo

'The Slave Auction' by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

'Carp Poem' by Terrance Hayes

'Everyday We Get More Illegal' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'My California' by Lee Herrick

'Second Period' by Tanya Ko Hong

'Subways Are People' by Lee Bennett Hopkins

'Before the Beauty .Or. How Could U Forget?' by Randall Horton

'Harlem Sweeties' by Langston Hughes

'Theme for English B' by Langston Hughes

'The Negro Speaks of Rivers' by Langston Hughes

'Excerpt from "Their Eyes Were Watching God"' by Zora Neale Hurston

'Bad Mood, Baker Beach' by Tracey Knapp

'For Malcolm, A Year After' by Etheridge Knight

'Blue Light Lounge Sutra for the Performance Poets at Harold Park Hotel' by Yusef Komunyakaa

'Graduation' by Edgar Kunz

'Immigrant Blues' by Li-Young Lee

'Places and Names: A Traveler's Guide' by J. Patrick Lewis

'A New National Athem' by Ada Limón

'Lowering Your Standards for Food Stamps' by Sheryl Luna

'There Are Birds Here' by Jamaal May

'America' by Claude McKay

'Excerpt from "Song of Solomon" 2' by Toni Morrison

'Ars Poetica' by José Olivarez

'Getting Ready to Say I Love You to My Dad, It Rains' by José Olivarez

'Small Town' by Jill Osier

'El Spanglish National Athem' by Pedro Pietri

'Things We Carry on the Sea' by Wang Ping

'Blue Earth Banks' by Dawn Quigley

'ode to new money' by Noel Quiñones

'day’s end' by Jeremy Radin

'The Banana Room' by Jeremy Radin

'Somewhere or Other' by Christina Rossetti

'Good Night' by Carl Sandburg

'I Am Alive in Los Angeles!' by Mike Sonksen

'[Somewhere In Los Angeles] This Poem Is Needed' by Christopher Soto

'The Last Wolf' by Mary TallMountain

'Landscape with the Fall of Icarus' by William Carlos Williams

'Pastoral' by William Carlos Williams

'beverly, huh.' by Jamila Woods

'Ode to the Midwest' by Kevin Young

'The Pier of La Herradura' by Javier Zamora

'Ode to My Shoes' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'Praise Song for the Day' by Elizabeth Alexander

'Meditation on a Grapefruit' by Craig Arnold

'This Room' by John Ashbery

'The World Has Need of You' by Ellen Bass

'Dream Song 14' by John Berryman

'How to Not Be a Perfectionist' by Molly Brodak

'Say Thank You Say I'm Sorry' by Jericho Brown

'And Later . . .' by Jen Bryant

'Miss you. Would like to take a walk with you.' by Gabrielle Calvocoressi

'On Hedonism' by Anne Carson

'Tea' by Leila Chatti

'Self-Portrait as a Wild Extrovert' by Chen Chen

'The Drinking Fountain' by Marchette Chute

'The Way Words Echo in Our Heads' by James Cihlar

'My Therapist Wants to Know about My Relationship to Work' by Tiana Clark

'Lit' by Andrea Cohen

'Bedtime Story' by Wanda Coleman

'A Controlled Substance' by Brendan Constantine

'What's Not to Love' by Brendan Constantine

'The Orange' by Wendy Cope

'I don't know what I want to say' by Martin Creed

'Happenstance' by Rita Dove

'The Debt' by Paul Laurence Dunbar

'Sweetness' by Stephen Dunn

'Excerpt from “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”' by T.S. Eliot

'I Woke Up' by Jameson Fitzpatrick

'At Twenty-Eight' by Amy Fleury

'Mercy' by Rudy Francisco

'Singing-Time' by Rose Fyleman

'A Drunken Phone Call' by Nikki Giovanni

'Choices' by Nikki Giovanni

'Cat Scat' by Eamon Grennan

'Jackrabbits, Green Onions, & Witches Stew' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'Subways Are People' by Lee Bennett Hopkins

'Coconut' by Paul Hostovsky

'April Rain Song' by Langston Hughes

'If-ing' by Langston Hughes

'Blue Prelude' by Saeed Jones

'The bottoms of my shoes' by Jack Kerouac

'Small Kindnesses' by Danusha Laméris

'Spratchet' by Keith Leonard

'Everything Is a Poem' by J. Patrick Lewis

'Snow' by Louis MacNeice

'pantoum for aiyana & not a single hashtag' by Aurielle Marie

'36 TEXT MESSAGES, 16 MISSED CALLS' by Chloe Martinez

'In Defense of Hella' by Brandon Melendez

'First Fig' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'Advice from La Llorona' by Deborah A. Miranda

'Collapse' by Amanda Moore

'Things' by Lisel Mueller

'The Book of Questions, III' by Pablo Neruda

'Sunset' by Effie Lee Newsome

'Baked Goods' by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

'Famous' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Gate A-4' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'The Art of Disappearing' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Praying' by Mary Oliver

'Small Town' by Jill Osier

'At This Very Moment' by Margot Pepper

'Mirror' by Sylvia Plath

'Good Night' by Carl Sandburg

'Morning Warming' by Joyce Sidman

'[Somewhere In Los Angeles] This Poem Is Needed' by Christopher Soto

'The Land of Nod' by Robert Louis Stevenson

'Morning Routine' by Bianca Stone

'The Crystal Gazer' by Sara Teasdale

'Pastoral' by William Carlos Williams

'The Red Wheelbarrow' by William Carlos Williams

'This Is Just To Say' by William Carlos Williams

'To a Poor Old Woman' by William Carlos Williams

'I wish in the city of your heart' by Robley Wilson

'beverly, huh.' by Jamila Woods

'How Can Black People Write About Flowers at a Time Like This' by Hanif Abdurraqib

'The Prestige' by Hanif Abdurraqib

'ars poetica in which every pronoun is a Free Palestine' by George Abraham

'Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Arab Girl' by Jessica Abughattas

'Ode to the Head Nod' by Elizabeth Acevedo

'Sonnet: The History of Puerto Rico' by Jack Agüeros

'Ghareeb' by Fatimah Asghar

'Cento Between the Ending and the End' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'Love Poem' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'[An ancient pond!]' by Matsuo Basho

'Heat waves shimmering' by Matsuo Basho

'Owed to Pedagogy' by Joshua Bennett

'Owed to the Durag' by Joshua Bennett

'One Art' by Elizabeth Bishop

'Ars Poetica' by Sara Borjas

'Lies I Tell' by Sara Borjas

'Mexcian Bingo (Edited)' by Sara Borjas

'To the Young Who Want to Die' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Duplex ["A poem is a gesture"]' by Jericho Brown

'Duplex ["I begin with love"]' by Jericho Brown

'Triple Sonnet for My Mother’s Full-On Soap Opera Fantasy' by Dorothy Chan

'Hangul Abecedarian' by Franny Choi

'[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in]' by E. E. Cummings

'Nationhood' by Laura Da'

'SONNET (stopped)' by Olena Kalytiak Davis

'Abecedarian Requiring Further Examination of Anglikan Seraphym Subjugation of a Wild Indian Rezervation' by Natalie Diaz

'Incantation of the First Order' by Rita Dove

'how to say' by Safia Elhillo

'Self-Portrait With No Flag' by Safia Elhillo

'Self-Portrait as Slinky' by Tarfia Faizullah

'Mercy' by Rudy Francisco

'Chicken-Hearted' by Jennifer Givhan

'My Gender Is' by C Sebastian Grace

'Reckless Sonnet No. 8' by Kimiko Hahn

'Love Letter' by Nathalie Handal

'Grace' by Joy Harjo

'American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin [“I lock you in an American sonnet that is part prison”]' by Terrance Hayes

'America We Talk About It' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'Five Directions to My House' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'Social Distancing' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'Small Poems for Big' by Chinaka Hodge

'Opportunity' by John James Ingalls

'anthem for my belly after eating too much' by Kara Jackson

'A sestina for a black girl who does not know how to braid hair' by Raych Jackson

'Ode to my Uni-brow' by Marlin M. Jenkins

'Sleep' by James Weldon Johnson

'For Donald Lewis Jones' by Ashley M. Jones

'On Time Tanka' by June Jordan

'Terzanelle: Manzanar Riot' by Claire Kageyama-Ramakrishnan

'Elegy for Bruce Lee' by W. Todd Kaneko

'Pre-Top Surgery Pantoum' by KB

'Obligations 2' by Layli Long Soldier

'T.S.A.' by Amit Majmudar

'September Elegies' by Randall Mann

'pantoum for aiyana & not a single hashtag' by Aurielle Marie

'out south' by Nate Marshall

'Standing at The Mirror, The Author Writes A Poem for Himself in Which the Word Hate Is Replaced with The Word Forgive' by Brandon Melendez

'I, being born a woman, and distressed' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'Advice from La Llorona' by Deborah A. Miranda

'Elliptical' by Harryette Mullen

'Ghazal for Becoming Your Own Country' by Angel Nafis

'Sonnet 65' by Pablo Neruda

'Twerk Villanelle' by Porsha Olayiwola

'Interview' by José Olivarez

'Letter to a Cockroach, Now Dead and Mixed Into a Bar of Chocolate' by Matthew Olzmann

'Letter to the Person Who Carved His Initials into the Oldest Living Longleaf Pine in North America' by Matthew Olzmann

'The Kiss' by Sasha Pimentel

'The Banana Room' by Jeremy Radin

'Ways to Disappear' by Claudia Rankine

'Mexican American Sonnet' by Iliana Rocha

'Fat Girl Triumphal Ode' by Stephanie Rogers

'Despedida Ardiente' by Patrick Rosal

'Haiku [for you]' by Sonia Sanchez

'[I feel to porous to read, and too empty to write]' by Kelly Schirmann

'My Gender Is' by Cecily Schuler

'All the Time Blues Villanelle' by Tim Seibles

'Excerpt from “frank: sonnets” [Intimacy unhinged, unpaddocked me]' by Diane Seuss

'Sonnet 18: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?' by William Shakespeare

'Speech: To be, or not to be, that is the question' by William Shakespeare

'Reaching Guantánamo' by Solmaz Sharif

'ode to my blackness' by Evie Shockley

'Real Estate' by Richard Siken

'Riding in Cars With Black Girls or Pantoum for Police' by Imani Sims

'notes' by Danez Smith

'Excerpt from Motown Crown' by Patricia Smith

'Hip-Hop Ghazal' by Patricia Smith

'What Betsy Has to Say' by Patricia Smith

'Sestina: Like' by A. E. Stallings

'Do not go gentle into that good night' by Dylan Thomas

'Whenever you see a tree' by Padma Venkatraman

'Aubade with Burning City' by Ocean Vuong

'Reasons for Staying' by Ocean Vuong

'Toy Boat' by Ocean Vuong

'Exile' by Winifred Welles

'The World is Too Much with Us' by William Wordsworth

'Music From Childhood' by John Yau

'Pattern' by Garous Abdolmalekian

'It's Just That I'm Not Really Into Politics' by Hanif Abdurraqib

'ars poetica in which every pronoun is a Free Palestine' by George Abraham

'A Message from the Guardians of the Cedars' by Ruth Awad

'The Cure for What Ails You' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'In Dis Newfangled Oz' by Joe Balaz

'Excerpt from Black Art' by Amiri Baraka

'Future Legend' by David Bowie

'La Tuvería or An Earring's Lament' by Peg Boyers

'Boy Breaking Glass' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Paul Robeson' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Activism, Everywhere' by Mahogany L. Browne

'Choi Jeong Min' by Franny Choi

'I Want to Burn the Frat House of America to the Ground' by Kendra DeColo

'Excerpt from "Faceless"' by Tongo Eisen-Martin

'Self-Portrait With No Flag' by Safia Elhillo

'Said the Gun to the Woman On Her Way to Planned Parenthood' by Megan Falley

'Excerpt From “I Am Waiting”' by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

'I Woke Up' by Jameson Fitzpatrick

'Little Weapon' by Bishop G

'Excerpt from "America"' by Allen Ginsberg

'The Song of the Feet' by Nikki Giovanni

'The Hill We Climb' by Amanda Gorman

'Single Lines Looking Forward. or One Monostich Past 45' by Francine J. Harris

'American Sonnet for the New Year' by Terrance Hayes

'Carp Poem' by Terrance Hayes

'America We Talk About It' by Juan Felipe Herrera

'Excerpt from “Did It Ever Occur to You That Maybe You’re Falling in Love?”' by Ailish Hopper

'Before the Beauty .Or. How Could U Forget?' by Randall Horton

'Excerpt from "Let America be America Again"' by Langston Hughes

'Words Like Freedom' by Langston Hughes

'Some People Love War Like a House' by Rochelle Hurt

'I want' by Jordan Jace

'Poem In Which Words Have Been Left Out' by Charles Jensen

'Excerpt from “Poem about My Rights”' by June Jordan

'Intifada Incantation: Poem 38 for b.b.L.' by June Jordan

'In Vain' by Jack Kerouac

'Facing It' by Yusef Komunyakaa

'A New National Athem' by Ada Limón

'War' by Mariana Llanos

'Resolution (6)' by Layli Long Soldier

'Who Said It Was Simple' by Audre Lorde

'Citizenship' by Nabila Lovelace

'All I Can Tell You' by Alison Malee

'I Am Too Pretty For Some Ugly Laws' by Lateef McLeod

'I Don't Want a Trans President' by H. Melt

'Presidents' by W.S. Merwin

'District Two' by Aja Monet

'Letter Beginning with Two Lines by Czesław Miłosz' by Matthew Olzmann

'On the Steps of the Jefferson Memorial' by Linda Pastan

'At This Very Moment' by Margot Pepper

'Booker T. and W.E.B' by Dudley Randall

'Excerpt from “The Near Transitive Properties of the Political and Poetical: Erasure”' by Solmaz Sharif

'Reaching Guantánamo' by Solmaz Sharif

'Social Skills Training' by Solmaz Sharif

'what was said at the bus stop' by Danez Smith

'What to Tweak' by Patricia Smith

'Declaration' by Tracy K. Smith

'Shorter American Memory of the Declaration of Independence' by Rosmarie Waldrop

'beverly, huh.' by Jamila Woods

'Small Craft Talk Warning' by Dean Young

'Try to Praise the Mutilated World' by Adam Zagajewski

'Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Arab Girl' by Jessica Abughattas

'Against the Parts of Me That Think They Know Anything' by Kaveh Akbar

'Caged Bird' by Maya Angelou

'The Mothering Blackness' by Maya Angelou

'Excerpt from "The Fire Next Time: My Dungeon Shook"' by James Baldwin

'my dad asks "how come black folk can't just write about flowers?"' by Aziza Barnes

'Owed to the Durag' by Joshua Bennett

'The Pedestrian' by Tommye Blount

'We Real Cool' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Excerpt from "Between the World and Me" 1' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

'Excerpt from "Between The World And Me" 2' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

'Wanda Why Aren't You Dead' by Wanda Coleman

'‘Lights Out!’' by Carlos Contreras

'Black Stars' by Anita D. & Porsha Olayiwola

'Nationhood' by Laura Da'

'Profile' by Emile DeWeaver

'They Don't Love You Like I Love You' by Natalie Diaz

'Magnitude and Bond' by Nicole Terez Dutton

'The Racist Bone' by Cornelius Eady

'Thank God I Can't Drive' by Camonghne Felix

'A Small Needful Fact' by Ross Gay

'Pulled Over in Short Hills, NJ, 8:00 AM' by Ross Gay

'The Song of the Feet' by Nikki Giovanni

'Harriet Tubman' by Eloise Greenfield

'Fear Poem, Or I Give You Back' by Joy Harjo

'The Slave Auction' by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

'American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin [“I lock you in an American sonnet that is part prison”]' by Terrance Hayes

'American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin [Probably twilight makes blackness dangerous] (Edited)' by Terrance Hayes

'Carp Poem' by Terrance Hayes

'Nothing' by Krysten Hill

'SELMA, 1965' by Gloria House

'Excerpt from "Let America be America Again"' by Langston Hughes

'Theme for English B' by Langston Hughes

'Words Like Freedom' by Langston Hughes

'Excerpt from "Bigger Than Life"' by Nipsey Hussle

'I want' by Jordan Jace

'On Time Tanka' by June Jordan

'Spondylolisthesis, or why I eat Taco Bell' by KB

'A Poem for 3rd World Brothers' by Etheridge Knight

'For Malcolm, A Year After' by Etheridge Knight

'Haiku (1)' by Etheridge Knight

'Facing It' by Yusef Komunyakaa

'Resolution (6)' by Layli Long Soldier

'Excerpt from "Power"' by Audre Lorde

'Who Said It Was Simple' by Audre Lorde

'Citizenship' by Nabila Lovelace

'T.S.A.' by Amit Majmudar

'Occidentalism' by Sally Wen Mao

'Rememory' by Roya Marsh

'out south' by Nate Marshall

'Man Matching Description' by Jamaal May

'There Are Birds Here' by Jamaal May

'Enslaved' by Claude McKay

'The White City' by Claude McKay

'Mercy, Mercy Me' by John Murillo

'Gravity' by Angel Nafis

'Arachis Hypogaea' by Marilyn Nelson

'On Listening to Your Teacher Take Attendance' by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

'They Were My People' by Grace Nichols

'Black Stars' by Anita D. & Porsha Olayiwola

'Hoodie' by January Gill O'Neil

'El Spanglish National Athem' by Pedro Pietri

'Excerpt From “Citizen: An American Lyric” [The new therapist specializes]' by Claudia Rankine

'Ways to Disappear' by Claudia Rankine

'Buen Esqueleto' by Natalie Scenters-Zapico

'Black History' by Gil Scott-Heron

'Reaching Guantánamo' by Solmaz Sharif

'Workshop' by Jacob Shores-Argüello

'Giveaway' by Kim Shuck

'Excerpt from “summer, somewhere”' by Danez Smith

'not an elegy for Mike Brown' by Danez Smith

'Declaration' by Tracy K. Smith

'All the Dead Boys Look Like Me' by Christopher Soto

'Blink Your Eyes' by Sekou Sundiata

'And the News Reporter Says ‘Jesus is White’' by Crystal Valentine

'On Evaluating Black Privilege' by Crystal Valentine

'Toy Boat' by Ocean Vuong

'Excerpt from "I Can't Breathe"' by H.E.R.

'Intimate Set' by Ricardo Lira Acuña

'Life Doesn't Frighten Me' by Maya Angelou

'Still I Rise' by Maya Angelou

'Meditations in an Emergency' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'The Cure for What Ails You' by Cameron Awkward-Rich

'That Girl' by Marquesha Babers

'Who Understands Me but Me' by Jimmy Santiago Baca

'To You from Me' by Brod Bagert

'Excerpt from "The Fire Next Time: My Dungeon Shook"' by James Baldwin

'Excerpt from "Blessings"' by Chance the Rapper

'Excerpt from "The Fish"' by Elizabeth Bishop

'No Coward Soul Is Mine' by Emily Brontë

'my dreams, my works, must wait till after hell' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Speech to the Young: Speech to the Progress-Toward' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'As a Human Being' by Jericho Brown

'Activism, Everywhere' by Mahogany L. Browne

'Excerpt from "Parable of the Sower"' by Octavia E. Butler

'Jabberwocky' by Lewis Carroll

'Lion' by Tina Chang

'Bluet' by Dan Chiasson

'won’t you celebrate with me' by Lucille Clifton

'What's Not to Love' by Brendan Constantine

'Once All the Hounds Had Been Called Home' by Meg Day

'They Don't Love You Like I Love You' by Natalie Diaz

'They shut me up in Prose' by Emily Dickinson

'Incantation of the First Order' by Rita Dove

'The Song of the Smoke' by W.E.B. Du Bois

'We Wear the Mask' by Paul Laurence Dunbar

'Autopainophile' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

'Rainmaker: You Could Be the Water' by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

'The Sacrifice' by Tarfia Faizullah

'Excerpt From “I Am Waiting”' by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

'Confronting Hatred' by Rudy Francisco

'Choices' by Nikki Giovanni

'Birthright' by Rigoberto González

'The Hill We Climb' by Amanda Gorman

'Stomp' by Nikki Grimes

'For Earth's Grandsons' by Joy Harjo

'Invictus' by William Ernest Henley

'Taking One for the Team' by Sara Holbrook

'Dreams' by Langston Hughes

'Mother to Son' by Langston Hughes

'Excerpt from "How It Feels To Be Colored Me"' by Zora Neale Hurston

'Opportunity' by John James Ingalls

'RuPaul Gives The Black Girl Miracle Her First Lesson in Realness' by Tonya Ingram

'Against Mastery' by Brionne Janae

'My Little Dreams' by Georgia Douglas Johnson

'Wishes' by Georgia Douglas Johnson

'TRANS IS AGAINST NOSTALGIA' by Taylor Johnson

'If--' by Rudyard Kipling

'To Stammering' by Kenneth Koch

'According to the Gospel of Yes' by Dana Levin

'How to Triumph Like a Girl' by Ada Limón

'Coping' by Audre Lorde

'Some Girls' by Alison Luterman

'Rememory' by Roya Marsh

'Pomegranate Means Grenade' by Jamaal May

'Excerpt From “Keeper of the Light”' by Jeffrey McDaniel

'America' by Claude McKay

'Enslaved' by Claude McKay

'If We Must Die' by Claude McKay

'I Am Too Pretty For Some Ugly Laws' by Lateef McLeod

'Standing at The Mirror, The Author Writes A Poem for Himself in Which the Word Hate Is Replaced with The Word Forgive' by Brandon Melendez

'Sonnet 19: When I consider how my light is spent' by John Milton

'Advice from La Llorona' by Deborah A. Miranda

'Excerpt from "Song of Solomon" 2' by Toni Morrison

'Ghazal for Becoming Your Own Country' by Angel Nafis

'They Were My People' by Grace Nichols

'Changed' by Naomi Shihab Nye

'Desire' by Mary Oliver

'The Uses of Sorrow' by Mary Oliver

'On the Steps of the Jefferson Memorial' by Linda Pastan

'Gardening' by Connie Post

'Make No Apologies For Yourself' by Glenis Redmond

'A Mark of Resistance' by Adrienne Rich

'Gorda' by Yesika Salgado

'Buen Esqueleto' by Natalie Scenters-Zapico

'The Rose That Grew From Concrete' by Tupac Shakur

'Giveaway' by Kim Shuck

'Dancin' in the Rain' by Shel Silverstein

'Riding in Cars With Black Girls or Pantoum for Police' by Imani Sims

'notes' by Danez Smith

'Good Bones' by Maggie Smith

'Soulwork' by Tracy K. Smith

'The End and the Beginning' by Wisława Szymborska

'The Charge of the Light Brigade' by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

'Detox Passage' by Christina Thatcher

'Do not go gentle into that good night' by Dylan Thomas

'Galileo' by Paul Tran

'Look at Us' by John Trudell

'You, If No One Else' by Tino Villanueva

'Reasons for Staying' by Ocean Vuong

'Be Nobody's Darling' by Alice Walker

'Joy #1' by Alyesha Wise

'How to Not Be Afraid of Everything' by Jane Wong

'It's Just That I'm Not Really Into Politics' by Hanif Abdurraqib

'The Prestige' by Hanif Abdurraqib

'ars poetica in which every pronoun is a Free Palestine' by George Abraham

'Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear' by Mosab Abu Toha

'LA Prayer' by Francisco X. Alarcón

'Truth is I would like to escape myself' by Nour Al Ghraowi

'The Diameter Of The Bomb' by Yehuda Amichai

'A Message from the Guardians of the Cedars' by Ruth Awad

'Interview with My Father: Names' by Ruth Awad

'The Boy Died in My Alley' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Excerpt from "Between the World and Me" 1' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

'MEN FOLLOW ME' by Safia Elhillo

'Self-Portrait without Stitches' by Safia Elhillo

'The Sacrifice' by Tarfia Faizullah

'The Boatman' by Carolyn Forché

'Little Weapon' by Bishop G

'The Song of the Feet' by Nikki Giovanni

'The Resurrection' by Linda Gregg

'How a Bullet Works' by Luna Rey Hall

'Fuck Your Lecture on Craft' by Noor Hindi

'Some People Love War Like a House' by Rochelle Hurt

'Mercy' by Tyehimba Jess

'On Time Tanka' by June Jordan

'Terzanelle: Manzanar Riot' by Claire Kageyama-Ramakrishnan

'We Lived Happily During the War' by Ilya Kaminsky

'Facing It' by Yusef Komunyakaa

'You and I Are Dissapearing' by Yusef Komunyakaa

'The First Leaf' by Eugenia Leigh

'War' by Mariana Llanos

'Excerpt from "Power"' by Audre Lorde

'Pomegranate Means Grenade' by Jamaal May

'If We Must Die' by Claude McKay

'Mercy, Mercy Me' by John Murillo

'Letter Beginning with Two Lines by Czesław Miłosz' by Matthew Olzmann

'Arms and the Boy' by Wilfred Owen

'Gardening' by Connie Post

'Prayer for the Mutilated World' by Sam Sax

'What They Did Yesterday Afternoon' by Warsan Shire

'Buffalograss' by Jake Skeets

'What to Tweak' by Patricia Smith

'Declaration' by Tracy K. Smith

'All the Dead Boys Look Like Me' by Christopher Soto

'The End and the Beginning' by Wisława Szymborska

'The Charge of the Light Brigade' by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

'French Toast' by Cammy Thomas

'How Bright It Is' by Brian Turner

'Undone' by Padma Venkatraman

'Aubade with Burning City' by Ocean Vuong

'And I wonder where you are' by Tanaya Winder

'The Second Coming' by William Butler Yeats

'Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Arab Girl' by Jessica Abughattas

'Honeymoon' by Hala Alyan

'Phenomenal Woman' by Maya Angelou

'The Mothering Blackness' by Maya Angelou

'Diary Entry #4: Ghazal' by Diannely Antigua

'Helen of Troy Does Countertop Dancing' by Margaret Atwood

'Men Compliment Me' by Ruth Awad

'That Girl' by Marquesha Babers

'Ode to Fat' by Ellen Bass

'A Heart Can Be Broken Only Once, Like A Window' by Sara Borjas

'Lies I Tell' by Sara Borjas

'a song in the front yard' by Gwendolyn Brooks

'Frame' by Franny Choi

'A Self-Portrait' by Seungja Choi

'Excerpt from "The First Black Bachelorette"' by Tiana Clark

'homage to my hips' by Lucille Clifton

'poem in praise of menstruation' by Lucille Clifton

'wishes for sons' by Lucille Clifton

'won’t you celebrate with me' by Lucille Clifton

'Wanda Why Aren't You Dead' by Wanda Coleman

'Where Did You Get That Pick-Up Line? You Should Drop it Back Off' by Desiree Dallagiacomo

'I Want to Burn the Frat House of America to the Ground' by Kendra DeColo

'Party Dress for a First Born' by Rita Dove

'MEN FOLLOW ME' by Safia Elhillo

'Self-Portrait without Stitches' by Safia Elhillo

'The Sacrifice' by Tarfia Faizullah

'Said the Gun to the Woman On Her Way to Planned Parenthood' by Megan Falley

'At Twenty-Eight' by Amy Fleury

'I Take Master Card (Charge Your Love To Me)' by Nikki Giovanni

'Chicken-Hearted' by Jennifer Givhan

'Others Are Us' by Nathalie Handal

'Cardi B Tells Me About Myself' by Eboni Hogan

'Excerpt from “Poem about My Rights”' by June Jordan

'On Time Tanka' by June Jordan

'Sanctuary' by Donika Kelly

'Diaspora #1' by Khalypso

'Beauty is My Revenge' by Kokumo

'You and I Are Dissapearing' by Yusef Komunyakaa

'The First Leaf' by Eugenia Leigh

'How to Triumph Like a Girl' by Ada Limón

'LOVE POEM WITH APOLOGIES FOR MY APPEARANCE' by Ada Limón

'I Used to Pray' by Yuxi Lin

'A Daily Prayer' by Alan Pelaez Lopez

'Now' by Audre Lorde

'Who Said It Was Simple' by Audre Lorde

'Don't Pretty Me' by Nabila Lovelace

'Excerpt from "Like Totally Whatever"' by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

'The Women in My Family Are Bitches' by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

'Some Girls' by Alison Luterman

'All I Can Tell You' by Alison Malee

'Momma Said [ ] at the Kitchen Table' by Jasmine Mans

'Occidentalism' by Sally Wen Mao

'pantoum for aiyana & not a single hashtag' by Aurielle Marie

'Remember the Boys' by Rachel McKibbens

'I, being born a woman, and distressed' by Edna St. Vincent Millay

'Excerpt From “Paradise Lost” Book IV' by John Milton

'Ode of Girls' Things' by Sharon Olds

'Heavy Women' by Sylvia Plath

'Mirror' by Sylvia Plath

'The Applicant' by Sylvia Plath

'Ways to Disappear' by Claudia Rankine

'Depression is My Daughter and Now I Brush Her Hair' by Sheila J. Sadr

'Mi Casa' by Luis Daniel Salgado

'Gorda' by Yesika Salgado

'In Love and In War' by Warsan Shire

'Ugly' by Warsan Shire

'5 p.m., Tuesday, August 23, 2005' by Patricia Smith

'Hip-Hop Ghazal' by Patricia Smith

'What Betsy Has to Say' by Patricia Smith

'What to Tweak' by Patricia Smith

'Bitch Instinct' by Analicia Sotelo

'The Sticking Point' by Lynne Thompson

'Imperatives for Carrying On in the Aftermath' by Natasha Trethewey

'Excerpt from "In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens"' by Alice Walker

'Know Thy Lonely Girl' by Arisa White

'Homonyms' by Jihyun Yun