In Gia Bharadwaj’s poem, “Daughter”, a complex and violent story of motherhood is captured through the point of view of a vulnerable and defenseless daughter. Her poem is brimming with powerful images that delicately explore the painful and painless experience of being broken.
Dia Bhojwani’s poem “Woman” portrays the female body’s intricate diversities while beautifully cherishing the strength of one’s feminity and being.
Luiza Louback addresses an imperative issue facing Rio de Janeiro in her beautifully heartbreaking poem.
In her poems, Serena Deng explores the powerful intersection of creation, decline, identity, and becoming through memorable imagery and vivid language.
In their poems “to myself, by well bucket” and, “portrait of a manufacturing plant, or a tribute to the trans women in my community” Ellie Elrod uses colorful and insightful language capturing the spike of mental health in all its dimensions, as well as the empowerment of trans women in modern society.
In her poem, Between the Lines, Jacqueline Wu beautifully illustrates the trials of a youthful resounding love, strings and cords, and a ballad that takes you back in time
Yunseo Cho’s poem “The Wrecked Classroom” chronicles a tragedy through heart-wrenching poetic narration.
With inventive poetic choices and resounding imagery, Mollie Schofer’s poetry is eye-grabbing, funny, and powerful.
“Aquarius Rising” explores a connection between the self, the stars, and nature through sharp imagery and lyricism.
In her poem, Henie Zhang uses powerful and beautiful imagery to capture the moon masterfully.