A young Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holder reflects on living a life under less than ideal conditions. That makes a birthday exceptional.
“Teaching artists are dope until you’re stuck with one on a regular basis.” Learn why in this reflection from my summer of teaching poetry.
When people say “you’ll be okay, just wait until the next President,” know you are not comforting anyone. I need more from you. I need your support with everything you’ve got.
Help an immigrant today and help the future.
In the spirit of Halloween, I want to share some moments that have scared me in different degrees, but scared… Read more Top 13 Scary Moments: Claudiapoet’s Edition
Living in Northern Virginia, I have a great view of the city. Washington, DC is a metro ride or car… Read more Simple Gems in the City of Washington, DC
October is a fairly decent month: the calm before the winter freeze, the color before the bare landscape. It is… Read more Claudia Poet’s Ideas for Random Acts of Poetry
This past week, the nation tuned into Attorney Jeff Sessions’ announcement on the termination of DACA. News outlets were then eager… Read more On Citizenship: A Takeaway from the DACA Decision
Here are 7 poetic forms to know to wow your artsy friends and to use in other occasions
March 21st marks the 16th anniversary of World Poetry Day. First observed in 2000, World Poetry Day is an initiative to celebrate poetry as an art form and a cultural phenomena. If you’re thinking poetry isn’t your thing or it’s a waste of time, I have a few words for you: you are a poem and poetry pays.