to love and be loved, fully, freely, long for safety for our selves for our loved ones even ones we struggle to love (especially if you are… Read more “we all want the same thing:”
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Under the shadow of a headline looking too much like our children, we tucked and folded and gathered ourselves and each other into the skirt of my… Read more “The Laughing Barrel Must Have Been Cobalt Blue”
Dear ones, The last year has been a mighty journey. For those of you who have shown me kindness and support through the rises and falls, Thank… Read more “An ever-unfolding story.”
I hope your writing/reading/contemplating is coming along swimmingly this National Poetry Month! If you’re looking for inspiration, I’m posting daily prompts over here: https://www.facebook.com/suziqsmithpoet
Poetry is dead. A quick Google search of that phrase will deliver a host of articles, websites, and journals that will confirm this. In terms of book… Read more “Poetry: Death by Definition”
Thirteen Descansos is a collection of poems by Suzi Q. Smith that is available from Penmanship Books. Inspired by a writing prompt from the incomparable Patricia Smith,… Read more “Thirteen Descansos”