Tag Archives: Yusef Komunyakaa

Henri Abraham Caesar Malan – Week 27 Chapbook Chart 2021

The two conversations are of men with different characters. The first one, called Old Man, was confident of being a Christian and going to heaven, because he was generally a good person. The second man called Old William, was convinced … Continue reading

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Henri Abraham Caesar Malan – Week 26 Chapbook Chart 2021

The two conversations are of men with different characters. The first one, called Old Man, was confident of being a Christian and going to heaven, because he was generally a good person. The second man called Old William, was convinced … Continue reading

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Noah Patterson – Week 44 Chapbook Chart 2020

The Micro Chapbook RPG system is an ultra-simple roleplaying game that can be played solo or with a traditional GM if you so wish. The main game focuses on solitaire gameplay, starring a single foolhardy hero. It uses randomly generated dungeon … Continue reading

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Thiahera Nurse – Week 23 Chapbook Chart 2020

Some Girls Survive on Their Sorcery Alone works as ode and requiem to document the precious narratives held inside the body of a black girl. Opening with declarations of self-love, beauty, eulogy, and Lil’ Kim rapping in the rain, the landscape … Continue reading

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Alison Fure – Week 19 Chapbook Chart 2020

Paths are a form of separation between us and modern life. They separate us from traffic. They flow like water to provide us with natural shortcuts and desire lines. They can allow for a continuity of gardens and be good … Continue reading

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Joseph Massey – Week 18 Chapbook Chart 2020

In his chapbook, Present Conditions, Joseph Massey writes that “the weather within / is the weather without.” His poems chronicle a difficult winter where the universe grows colder, his speaker taking all day to “filter out the debris of a … Continue reading

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Yusef Komunyakaa – Week 17 Chapbook Chart 2020

The poems in Night Animals, by Yusef Komunyakaa, climb so deeply into the being of various beasts, from cricket to leopard to snowy owl, that we read them with an uncanny shiver of recognition. Without ever fully abandoning his human skin, … Continue reading

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Yusef Komunyakaa – Week 16 Chapbook Chart 2020

The poems in Night Animals, by Yusef Komunyakaa, climb so deeply into the being of various beasts, from cricket to leopard to snowy owl, that we read them with an uncanny shiver of recognition. Without ever fully abandoning his human … Continue reading

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