Category: Poetry

  • Nature Poem

    Nature Poem

    Title: Nature Poem Author: Tommy Pico Series: N/A Publication Date: May 9th, 2017 Format:  Book Genre: Poetry Sub Genre(s):  Contemporary, LGBTQ+ Summary: Nature Poem follows Teebs—a young, queer, American Indian (or NDN) poet—who can’t bring himself to write a nature poem. For the reservation-born, urban-dwelling hipster, the exercise feels stereotypical, reductive, and boring. He hates nature.…

  • The Black Maria

    The Black Maria

    Reading poetry is a skill and one that I have not used in a while.  I used to read more in my teens and twenties and have no valid reason for waiting so long to pick up a book of poetry again.  That’s why I appreciated that a prompt on one of my reading challenges…