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.

Tam W.3 months ago
Allure
I can feel the resentment pulsing off you, bitter for the passion I could not be. I used you. While you were seeking deeply within me. I think I had more thrill, in...the thought of you. I had hoped y...
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Dredyn LM3 months ago
The Voyager’s Spark
Down, down, down into the darkness of the ocean. Let it take you, let it, for only a moment, control you. The ocean is big beyond belief, let it swallow you, It’s bigger than the human mind can ever c...
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Leticia Cortes3 months ago
The Marathon Continues
Heard we lost another one of our brothers And I couldn’t sleep How could this be? We all know our time is coming Just like the others who came before I hate that in this world we must walk around with...
Theodore Jones3 months ago
Dance Til the End of My Life
Sitting still in the meditation haze Enjoying the calm state of silence Feeling my surroundings with surprise Establishing a new aura of confidence
Diamond King3 months ago
Way Movement
Everything is a movement; we fail and we learn. Left and right is a lesson, either you coming are going. We all have inspiration, multiple styles, and desires that drive us to make and take action. I’...
Sarah Ferreira3 months ago
Rise & Fall
The rise and fall The up, the down The inner battle returns It follows me, consumes me, It tries to tear me up from the inside out The heat comes to surface, leaving me to crash and burn... But I will...
Emma Sidnam3 months ago
I Am
I am calm. Gliding on paper wings, A light rain, no hail, No wind. I am a city, Sky-scrapers, metal grey, smooth – Clean, unflinching In the face of war. I am a forest, Growing slowly – gradually Over...
Jonathan Costa3 months ago
Just Bird Talk
So I heard that Red robin Hasn't been rockin' Got caught up in the Tick tockin' Life Parrots are unemployed So I heard And have you seen the nose job On that bird Speaking of noses Toucan's has gotten...
Latrell Levanduski3 months ago
The One in the Mirror
Silence creates an impeccable noise. One that requires incredible poise. As some of you read this you understand our circumstances can create pain that destroys. So I urge us to pay attention to our t...