An Instagram poet writes about how using social media to manifest talent can have a harmful effect on mental health.
Gandhi: A Poem
Those that killed your body / Are dead in the soul. // They are the leaves that fall, / You the trunk, the root, the soil.
It’s an Old Story, Ma
This poem speaks about the different shades of a queer person and the fear he goes through.
Some Happenchance Bliss
A poem about a happenchance encounter with the beauty of poetry that most of us miss in our demanding daily life.
How Bob Dylan Used the Ancient Practice of ‘Imitatio’ to Craft Some of the Most Original Songs of His Time
Because Dylan draws from songs from the past, he has been accused of plagiarism. But this view has been colored by a distorted understanding of the creative process.
The Quiet Days
'Of nerves gently settling into the grass, of losing balance and arguments in the train'.
‘My Gayness Won’t Make Your Child Gay, Uncle’
A poet from a middle-class family in a small town writes about the daily turmoils of being queer in a homophobic world.