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Poem for a Monday Morning: What the Living Do

“We want whoever to call or not call, a letter, a kiss – we want more
and more and then more of it.”

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Poem for a Monday Morning: Sappho Edition

The most famous lady-lover of all time.

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Poem for a Monday Morning: Mess

Because everyone deserves to feel loved.

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Poem for a Monday Morning: Love after Love

“The time will come when […] you will love again the stranger that was yourself.”

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Poem for a Monday Morning: Bleeding

Written by a lady-gay!

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Poem for a Monday Morning: e. e. cummings (reprise)

Good morning! Here’s a pick-me-up from my favorite poet of all time. Also he says “gay” in it, so there’s that.

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Poem for a Monday Morning: Alix Olson

Hi everyone! It’s a new poem for a Monday morning – it’s still morning, just barely! This one is kind of long and daunting, but don’t be discouraged. It’s very readable and it has a lot of important things to say. I saw Alix perform this live and I count it as one of the […]

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Poem for a Monday Morning: “Beauty”

Hi everyone! It’s Monday morning, and you know what that means: time for a poem! This particular poem is titled “Beauty,” and it is written by the Denver Mercury Slam Team and performed in competition. When did beauty become synonymous with homogeny? These two women give such an incredible performance that it has become one […]

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Poem for a Monday Morning: One Art

In the spirit of graduation and saying goodbye to many people I love, here is “One Art” by Elizabeth Bishop. This has long been one of my favorite poems; I memorized it in high school and used to write it over and over in my notebooks when I was bored in class. Though Bishop says […]

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Poem for a Monday Morning: Wild Geese

Happy Monday everyone! Here, read a poem about loving and accepting yourself. It’s by Mary Oliver. She’s a gay!  Read the poem after the jump!

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Poem for a Monday Morning: “Don’t Come Home”

This poem is from my favorite book of poems ever, titled Yellow Rocket. The poet is Todd Boss, and he is a badass. This particular poem feels so relevant to the LGBT experience – how many of us have been told “Don’t come home”? (The numbers of LGBT homeless youth are scary.) If you prefer, […]

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Poem for a Monday Morning: e.e. cummings

Read the poem after the jump!

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Poem for a Monday Morning: “I Do”

Related Articles Poem for a Monday Morning: Althea and Flaxie Kicking Ass and Taking [Last] Names The Androgyny Appeal Return to Homepage

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Poem for a Monday Morning: Of Althea and Flaxie

“In 1943 Althea was a welder / very dark / very butch / and very proud”

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