Poetry, with its succinct lines and evocative images, captures well the sense of a single snapshot of life, excellent for showing the nature of the present moment. We’ve selected several such poems and placed them below.

 

Katherine Abrams
Blow

Laura Burton
A Trip

Debbie Chen
Spiced and Salted

Emily Duquette
The Last Night You Slept in my Apartment

Sarah Foote
Too Old

Kyle McCartt
Stolen Soda

Robert Meissner
Bleeding Out // No One in the Bulrushes

Nik Shier
Queer Existence