Katherine J. Zumpano

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Experiences in Poetry
5 months ago
I am a poet. I don't have any books published, but I am a poet. When I sit down to write, it's what comes easiest. The fiction I write often comes from poems or turns into poems or, at the very least,...
Poetry Is
5 months ago
more than words on a page or feelings on a page or anything at all to do with pages, because it isn't about the poem itself but the poet behind it. Poems don't just share thoughts; they are thoughts. ...
I Like You and I Love You
6 months ago
I like you and I love you— your smile and your charm, the way you say “I love you” and walk with me, arm in arm. There’s nothing better than walking through snow and ice with you, hand in hand and tal...
Hello, December
9 months ago
Hello, December, how’ve you been? It’s been a while since we caught up; we should spend some time together. Let’s stand outside wrapped in scarves and mittens catching snowflakes on our tongues while ...
Dear Mother Earth
a year ago
Dear Mother Earth, I want to apologize for what we’ve done to you; for the way humanity has used your wealth and beauty for their own gain and left you with nothing but poisoned air and dying life. We...
The Tulips Are Out
a year ago
the tulips are out again in the valley, drawing swarms of people like bees with vibrant petals, whole fields turned yellow, red, purple. the tulips are out again in the valley, lined up together in co...