Tag: poem

June Poem: Wishing

This poem touches on some of the challenges in society, and what we wish we could do instead.

April 2024 Poem: Ibis of Guyana

This poem parallels a mother bird building a nest and a parent raising a child before each sends their young off into the world.

December Poem: Reduced for Quick Sale

These stanzas encourage us to reflect on the real spirit of the holiday and to resist the urge to get carried away with gifts and events.

November 2023 Poem: Elsewhere

This poem is dedicated to George Moses Horton, an enslaved poet and the first Black American to publish a book in the South.

Poetry: Society by Alleyna Roberts

This poem by Alleyna Roberts, the High School Poet Laureate at West Columbus High School, offers a reflection on feeling trapped by society.

March 2023 Poem: Letter to Madeline

This poem by Danae Younge is a reflection on the intricacies of childhood friendships, jealousy and shaping an identity.

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