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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
12.13.18
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why sadie dupuis of speedy ortiz published her 'sad girl poems'

The indie rock queen started writing poems during Speedy Ortiz's 2011 inception — but she hasn't shared them until now.
Nick Fulton
11.1.18
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francisca silva tattoos love poems to her wife abroad

Her minimal tattoo-poems engage with themes of queer love, sex, and separation.
Coco Romack
4.5.18
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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
12.7.17
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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
11.7.17
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
11.7.17
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5 powerful spoken-word poetry performances about body image

Tackling everything from non-binary bodies to the gender dynamics of taking up space.
Blair Cannon
7.11.17
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artist, poet, and warhol muse john giorno shares his advice for young creatives

Celebrating the long-lasting creative impact of American poet and performance artist, 'Ugo Rondinone: I ♥︎ John Giorno' is a New York City-wide festival devoted to his work.
Abraham Martinez
6.27.17
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the poet-astrologers demystifying the cosmos (and your love life) on twitter

The poet/astrologers’ Twitter bio reads: “Astrology by actual living poets (can you fucking believe it) & for everyone.”
Shelby Black
3.22.17
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'there are more beautiful things than beyonce,' according to poet morgan parker

Her pop-inflected poems will inspire you to get rid of your old volume of Robert Frost.
Mathias Rosenzweig
3.14.17
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meet nina donovan, the 19-year-old poet behind ashley judd’s explosive women’s march speech

The Tennessee teen talks to i-D about the power of words in this strange new world.
Alice Newell-Hanson
1.24.17
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eileen myles explains their impassioned new poem for hillary

The poet, novelist, and cultural icon wants Hillary Clinton to know that “You’re my man.”
Rory Satran
11.4.16
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