poetry

Culture

planetarium is a short film celebrating the radical power of women

Liv Colliander and David Henry Gerson’s fantastical visual, narrated by Maripol, breathes new life into Adrienne Rich’s feminist poem.
Nicole DeMarco
12.17.18
Culture

francisca silva tattoos love poems to her wife abroad

Her minimal tattoo-poems engage with themes of queer love, sex, and separation.
Coco Romack
4.6.18
notes on being a woman

this teenage poet perfectly articulates what it means to be a girl

From always listening to her aunties, to the advice she’d give to her son, Abondance Matanda offers her notes on being a woman.
Tish Weinstock
3.22.18
peace week

“to deny my people is to deny peace itself, period” – reem kawasmi

As part of 18-year-old Palestinian artist Shukri Lawrence’s Peace Week takeover, he asked his friend Reem Kawasmi to share a poem that hopes for freedom and harmony.
Reem Kawasmi
1.24.18
Arts

feminist artist jessica yatrofsky wrote her first poetry book in 72 hours

The artist's new work 'Pink Privacy' is a revelatory approach to the form.
Emily McDermott
12.12.17
Culture

the cult of rupi kaur

How the poet is selling out venues across the world, with help from her nearly two million Instagram followers.
Erica Euse
11.8.17
the sounding off issue

i-D’s music class of 2018: isaiah hull

Each hailing from outside London, this year’s class bring the noise from Dublin to Dorset. Tune in and turn up, because we listened to the future and it sounds like this.
Matthew Whitehouse
11.8.17
Arts

5 new gen poets breathing life into poetry

Roses are red, violets are blue, if you thought poetry was dead, shame on you!
Sarah Roselle Khan
9.28.17
Arts

bunny rogers wants you to know she 'acknowledges your hurt'

In her intimate solo show at the Whitney Museum, the artist meditates on mourning, with help from an MTV cartoon character and the 'Cats' soundtrack.
Zach Sokol
9.5.17
Music

kojey radical is keeping poetry alive through rap

We caught up with the rising London star about politics and poetry — because what else are you going to talk about in 2017?
Triana Hernandez
6.8.17
Beyoncé

the powerful young poet harnessing words for a revolution

KiNG, featured in the Gurls Talk film series, speaks on Beyonce, why her art has to be political and what liberation really means.
Clementine de Pressigny
3.8.17
Culture

the rise of the ‘insta poet’, how a new generation of poetry was born online

Ahead of International Women’s Day, we meet the young women who have brought poetry into the 21st century.
Laura Pitcher
3.6.17
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