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.

Monique Star2 months ago
Aspie and Fanguin
After a while, I get Gavin Degraw’s message Of being two souls in one. I sometimes feel like two different people: Good and evil Darkness and light Jedi and Sith Monique Star and Angela Bult, And now the page is turned To the Stewie-short story Of the soul who supports autism And the soul devoted to Penguins of Madagascar. I’m an obvious fanguin when the show is being supported, Yet, when I leap into the topic of autism, I go into metamorphosis And the butterfly feels more mature, Along with her...
Anathi Bungani2 months ago
Poetry: The Foundation of Ecstasy
The autumn winds blew the leaves down They drew a trail of beautiful crowns In the summer the sunflower blossomed Letting its beauty flourish A woman in her chambers sat trying to nourish her child wh...
Vocal Team2 months ago
Poets in Motion: National Poetry Month Contest
Because we have so many talented, dedicated poets in Vocal's network, we decided that we had to do something special to celebrate National Poetry Month! We've announced a community-wide contest, and w...
Cheyenne Reuter2 months ago
If I Die Now
If I die now Plant my body with a maple Let my ashes be the leaves So they blow away in autumn Scattering for miles across the dried grass And let the blood that once ran through my veins Puddle aroun...
Lenora Huỳnh3 months ago
Please Don't Cry Over Spilled Rice
When I was a child, I would often come home with an untouched lunch. My parents never understood why I didn't want to eat Vietnamese food. Especially at school. The food I had within my lunchboxes often consisted of strong smells and tastes, so foreign to the peers around me. I was anxious, I was scared that I would become ostracized for eating something different. Now, I know that Vietnamese food, has an abundance of colour, aroma, and depth. All of these things were definitely, not found in Lu...