i believe that poetry is the most beautiful form of human creativity. every month i select my five favourites of the poems that i’ve read. they are often about hope and wonderment, the beauty of nature, and love for the world.

— ‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ 𝑗𝑎𝑛𝑢𝑎𝑟𝑦

  • to the new year, w. s. merwin.
  • song of the open road, walt whitman.
  • colors passing through us, marge piercy.
  • the kitchen indexed, ira goga.
  • how to be a poet, wendell berry.

— ‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ 𝑓𝑒𝑏𝑟𝑢𝑎𝑟𝑦

  • next time, mary oliver.
  • the silence of plants, wislawa szymborska.
  • i need a poem, kyla jamieson.
  • think of others, mahmoud darwish.
  • the house was quiet and the world was calm, wallace stevens.

— ‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ 𝑚𝑎𝑟𝑐ℎ

  • my work is loving the world, mary oliver.
  • the weighting, jane hirshfield.
  • mother picking produce, richard blanco.
  • entreaty, catherine pierce.
  • elegy for myself, will cordeiro.

— ‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ 𝑎𝑝𝑟𝑖𝑙

  • the rock that is not a rabbit, corey marks.
  • the monets in the garden at argenteuil, ashley sojin kim.
  • kampa's guide to flowers, stephen kampa.
  • probably it will be summer again, catherine pierce.
  • the meaning of birds, charlie smith.
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