Category: Poetry



Poetry: Broken Abecedarian For America by Jessica Kim

In “Broken Abecedarian For America,” the speaker investigates the complex and often corrupt nature of American history and culture. Through experimentation with form, Kim shares her version of the Abecedarian poem, with a careful critique of the American Dream.  …

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2021 OPEN Finalists: Part 3 of 3

Thank you for joining us on the journey through the OPEN winners! You can find Chaun Ballard’s winning poem here, and Part 1 of the finalists here, and Part 2 of the finalists here. For Part 3, we’re sharing work by…

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2021 OPEN Finalists: Part 2 of 3

Thank you for joining us on the journey through the OPEN winners! You can find Chaun Ballard’s winning poem here, and Part 1 of the finalists here. For Part 2, we’re sharing work by Kimberly Nguyễn, Emma De Lisle, and…

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2021 OPEN Finalists: Part 1 of 3

First, a sincere thank you to all the finalists for partnering with us. All of these poems deserve high praise. For Part 1, we’re sharing work by Sneha Subramanian Kanta, Christiane Jacox, and Kelly Weber. The pieces are diverse, arresting,…

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