Britteney Black Rose Kapri


Britteney Black Rose Kapri is a poet, teaching artist, petty enthusiast and Slytherin from Chicago. Currently she is an alumna turned Teaching Artist Fellow at Young Chicago Authors. She is a staff member for Black Nerd Problems and Pink Door Women’s Writing Retreat. Her first chapbook titled “Winona and Winthrop” was published in June of 2014 through New School Poetics. She has also been published in the Breakbeat Poets volume One & Two, Poetry Magazine, Vinyl, Day One, Seven Scribes, The Offing, Kinfolks Quarterly and her number on many dive bar bathroom walls. She is a 2015 Rona Jaffe Writers Award Recipient. You can probably find her on twitter talking shit about all the things you love, in a classroom talking shit about your kids or at a barstool just talking shit. Source


yes, I do like pans. and pots. and slow cookers. and woks. 

and crock-pots. and rice makers. and panini presses. and 

waffle irons. and blenders when i am feeling dangerous.

and juicers. and cold presses. and food processors. and

watercoolers. and espresso makers. and cast-iron skillets. 

god damn i do love a good cast-iron skillet. and 

microwaves. and griddles. and plates. and whatever the 

[   ] my partner wants to call themselves.





Literary Movements:


Anthology Years:




Humor & Satire

LGBTQ+ Experience

Love & Relationships

Literary Devices:

Extended Metaphor

a metaphor that extends through several lines or even an entire poem


the repetition of conjunctions frequently and in close proximity in a sentence