This poem is in response to the murder of George Floyd and many other black lives. It talks about the systemic racism in the USA and how it needs to be changed.
A poem inspired by My Chemical Romance and my return to creative writing. "The sun was reborn on December 21, 2019 - As was I."
This is a just a fun little poem I wrote about cicadas where I wanted to mess around with the format and make it playful/visual.
This poem is about my experience on September, 11th, 2001 as someone who lived right outside of New York City. In my poetry class in college (circa 2013), we were asked to write a poem about a public event that greatly affected us, and so this poem was born.
A short story including an unreliable narrator, botched Sci-Fi references, time traveling phones, an existential crisis, and a little self exploration.
This is one of my earlier poems from 2007 or 2008. I feel like it's super cringey, but you can see how I was becoming better at descriptive imagery. It doesn't really have a deep meaning; I was just playing around with different colors and some related images. I really like rainbows.
This poem is about the Wiccan holiday Imbolc and the coming of Spring. It was written when I was an undergrad, around 2011.
This poem was originally inspired by COVID-19, but it kind of morphed into something different as I was writing it. Now it has a double meaning about the nature of mankind.