Original Lit · Writing

Exciting News!

A poem I wrote is going to be published! So, a while ago I entered a poetry contest held by the American Library of Poetry. I recently received an email from them notifying me that my poem has been selected to be published in their annual poetry book. This year's book is entitled Eloquence. I'm extremely honored… Continue reading Exciting News!

Original Lit · Writing

Library of Poetry Competition Submission

As They Write  An oasis of English in a desert of French Books line the walls as they fill the cases, up towards the ceiling Every genre: classics to fiction to French literature The stairs stand firmly in the corner Each step’s center rubbed bare from the individuals who took the ascent Exposing the austere… Continue reading Library of Poetry Competition Submission

Books · Reviews

Twenty Love Poems And a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda

This month for school I was required to read a poetry book. So, my grandma lent me a small book by an author that she had told me about several time. The author was Pablo Neruda. The book was only 89 pages (half of which are in Spanish) so I thought, "Why not?" I finished… Continue reading Twenty Love Poems And a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda