Author: T.

“Guardian angels, wherever you're hiding, / we know you can't be everywhere at once.” — Yusef Komunyakaa

“I hate to seem greedy—I have so much / to be thankful for already.” — Raymond Carver

"I peeled / a banana. And cursed God—His arrogance, / His gall—to still expect our devotion / after creating love."

Dive into our exploration of famous poems about rain, from Joy Harjo's celebration of life to Louise Glück's meditation on love.

““Why are you always whistling?” she asks. / “Because I’m happy.” / And it’s true, / Though it stuns me to say it aloud”

“I want to be unabashed, audacious, to gobble / space, to blush deeper each day in the sun, knowing / I’ll end up in an eager mouth.”