Poets in Motion

Poets in Motion

We’re celebrating National Poetry Month with our first poetry contest. Submit your most artistic, emotional, or hilarious original poetry inspired by movement—whatever that means to you. Use #VocalNPM to enter.

Brent Horling3 months ago
A Life Rewritten
I surrender to the grass that is sharp; to blades that are green I remember days that be long gone; passed youth as a teen Last December; cold times for my life; for my dreams Forgotten pleasure; late...
Brent Horling3 months ago
Stranger to My Skin (Pt. 3)
Locked up without a cause or reason for, I found myself staring out a window. It was a desolate tree and I love that tree. The walls were as white as eggshells and the floor was tiled. Day one I was c...
Brent Horling3 months ago
Stranger to My Skin (Pt. 2)
Steadfast in pace while moving. Picking up speed quickly as to blur when seen; her body sings songs sorrow as her soul was forced to this burning in a flesh like hell. Knowing she could be a closer ve...
Brent Horling3 months ago
Stranger to My Skin (Pt. 1)
Break free from this overrated syndrome The remedy I've been is not the remedy I need Broken down internally from a past life's karma A debt I know for certain that has been paid Chakra system charged...
Colleen Silk3 months ago
A Brewer's Craft
Behind the wooden bar and brass colored taps, you can find a bold and a passionate fellow, who knows quite a bit about this fascinating craft. "What may I interest you in" he quickly asks "From a cris...
Lamorris Jay3 months ago
Addicted to Your Morphine
I've been noticing you for a long, long time, but I chose this day to finally speak, cause for so long I've prayed and hoped for you to speak first, but I could no longer wait cause there are things, ...
Neha Sharma3 months ago
Invisible Movement
I took a plunge into the deep end where the cyclical patterns and trauma swim steadily in the dark. No, I didn’t have a flashlight. This is a place where movement transcends the physical. They say I’m...
The Unisong
So what would sound the sweetest song? Would hearts shiver to its timber? ... Can it be found music profound that could temper even anger? ... The answer be: in Symphony, each note occurs very timely....
Kat Woods3 months ago
Depression
Depression is being colorblind and being told everyday about all of the beautiful colors in the world. It’s seeing the world through fogged up glass. It’s drowning over and over and over and never bei...