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.

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Leticia Cortesa month 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 Jonesa month 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 Kinga month 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’...
Laura Bernasa month ago
Up, Up, Up, and Away
Up, up, up, and away- flying higher and higher until the sky becomes ground, until atmosphere is air to breath, until outer space, out of body experiencing serenity up near the sun becomes all you can...
Sarah Ferreiraa month 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 Sidnama month 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 Costaa month 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...
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...
Kat Péreza month ago
Special Education: Unconditional Love
I love myself for all the things I didn’t do didn’t complete didn’t excel in didn’t win didn’t fulfill... I love those parts of me because it’s okay to not to be good at some things it’s okay to “fail...