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CLMP 9h
so the body of one black man is rag and stone is mud and blood the body of one black man contains no life worth loving —Lucille Clifton, "4/30/92 for rodney king"
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BOA is committed to the long road of anti-racism and fighting oppression in all its systemic forms. We condemn the brutal murder of Black Americans by police officers. Read our full statement and join us in supporting organizations working for justice.
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"Wife's Disaster Manual" is excerpted from YEAR OF THE DOG by Deborah Paredez (BOA, 2020). Read the poem in full on :
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Poet • Poem • Poetry May 31
CUTTING GREENS by LUCILLE CLIFTON curling them around i hold their bodies in obscene embrace thinking of everything but kinship. collards and kale strain against each strange other away from my kissmaking hand and the iron bedpot…
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BOA Editions May 31
LAST CHANCE! Submissions for the 10th annual are closing soon! Send us your manuscript via before 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
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BOA Editions May 31
FINAL DAY! Submissions for the 10th annual ! will close at 11:59 PM Eastern. Send us your manuscript via .
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BOA Editions May 30
It's the final weekend to submit your manuscript for the ! Submissions will close at 11:59 PM Eastern on Sunday.
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Ilya Kaminsky May 30
“You might as well answer the door, my child, the truth is furiously knocking." — Lucille Clifton
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BOA Editions May 30
A selection from “Self-Portrait as a Dead Black Boy” from NIGHT ANGLER by Geffrey Davis, BOA, 2019.
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BOA Editions May 30
It's the final weekend to submit your manuscript for the ! Submissions will close at 11:59 PM Eastern on Sunday.
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BOA Editions May 26
It's the final week to submit your manuscript for the ! Submissions will close at 11:59 PM Eastern on May 31.
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Tom Holmes May 28
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The Adroit Journal May 28
"How safe is the poet who takes a stance on their own life—in public?" reviews 's RUE (), today on the blog!
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BOA Editions May 27
This support from and will support the publication of our second Blessing the Boats Selection: LETTERS TO A YOUNG BROWN GIRL by Barbara Jane Reyes ()!
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BOA Editions May 27
We are grateful to share the news that BOA has been named a 2020 Poetry Fund grant recipient! To learn more about the Amazon Literary Partnership program, please visit: .
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Poets.org May 27
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BOA Editions May 26
It's the final week to submit your manuscript for the ! Submissions will close at 11:59 PM Eastern on May 31.
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Jorge L. Giovannetti May 25
This, from (“a Latina daughter of the Vietnam War”), arrived a few days ago. Because is , is timely that I read her poetry to start the day. Buen día.
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Eleanor Hooker May 24
No matter how many times I read it, this poem never loses its charge... Song by Brigit Pegeen Kelly
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Prize Reporter May 22
A number of poetry and fiction contests are closing on May 30 and 31! Check out opportunities from and at the link. :
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