spiderweb salon had a lot of fun for national poetry month! check out the poets we've featured over the course of the month here AND the beautiful photos from our Poetry Party that went down on April 22 at Wine Squared. if you're looking for what's next, be sure to join us June 3 at the Deep Ellum Lit Hop (featuring some of the writers you see here!!). &&& if you want to share some work here on the site and/or in the next big summer show (TBA), check out our call for submissions and get your hands on a copy of the zine we created together this month, Prompt & Circumstance. we wish you happy reading & creating, friends!

Stevie Edwards: Five Days Before the Election

Stevie Edwards: Five Days Before the Election

Logen Cure: This is not my first grey hair

Logen Cure: This is not my first grey hair

Joe Milazzo: two poems from homeopathy for the singularity

Joe Milazzo: two poems from homeopathy for the singularity

Sean Enfield: Photograph

Sean Enfield: Photograph

Leah Tieger: The Princess Explains Herself

Leah Tieger: The Princess Explains Herself

Leslie Marie Aguilar: Coven

Leslie Marie Aguilar: Coven

Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam: The Women in the Big Band Fill Their Empty Shells

Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam: The Women in the Big Band Fill Their Empty Shells

Sebastián Páramo: AT NIGHT, I WANT TO BE SOMETHING OTHER THAN LONELINESS

Sebastián Páramo: AT NIGHT, I WANT TO BE SOMETHING OTHER THAN LONELINESS

Tony Guevara: Tree in the Path of Time

Tony Guevara: Tree in the Path of Time

Paula Mendoza: This Is Why I Can't Have Nice Things

Paula Mendoza: This Is Why I Can't Have Nice Things

Machele Johnson: For the Birds

Machele Johnson: For the Birds

Walker Smart: Confession for my first love the moon  

Walker Smart: Confession for my first love the moon
 

Lisa Huffaker: MOON WHEN NOTHING SHINES

Lisa Huffaker: MOON WHEN NOTHING SHINES

Griselda Castillo: the box

Griselda Castillo: the box

Kendra Greene: Every Glass Flower in the Harvard Museum

Kendra Greene: Every Glass Flower in the Harvard Museum

Caitlin Pryor: MARCH MADNESS AS MAMURALIA

Caitlin Pryor: MARCH MADNESS AS MAMURALIA

Bess Whitby: Alternative Prayer

Bess Whitby: Alternative Prayer

Elana Nelson: The BGs  

Elana Nelson: The BGs

 

Opalina Salas: Anicca  

Opalina Salas: Anicca

 

courtney marie: write to live

courtney marie: write to live

Ryan Creery: Diamonds

Ryan Creery: Diamonds

Sophia Terazawa: Why Resurrect It All Now: A Golden Shovel after Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictée

Sophia Terazawa: Why Resurrect It All Now: A Golden Shovel after Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictée

Christopher Stephen Soden: Permission

Christopher Stephen Soden: Permission

Chris George: Bardo of the Tongue

Chris George: Bardo of the Tongue

Paul Koniecki: luminescent oils

Paul Koniecki: luminescent oils

Marie DeNoon: Little Girl

Marie DeNoon: Little Girl

Rachel Renea: On My Mouth  

Rachel Renea: On My Mouth

 

Kim Nall: White Linen

Kim Nall: White Linen

Reverie Evolving: Nightbreak  

Reverie Evolving: Nightbreak

 

Joe Carr: Spring Flung

Joe Carr: Spring Flung