Poetry

Total 9 Posts

Four-part Claude McKay seminar set for next month

Next month will bring an extensive series looking into a long-lost novel from one of Black history's most famous Catholic converts.

'PURE': a poem

Melissa Menny puts to meter the experience of a Black Catholic in an era of social unrest, sexist status quos, and clerical compromise.

'They are killing my people': a poem

A lyrical offering which reflects on the recent—if not endemic—violence facing Black people.

Amanda Gorman continues with historic firsts during National Poetry Month

Amanda Gorman, Black Catholic poet par excellence, continues to shine as her successes expand from poetry into literature and fasion all at once.

'Her genius': a poem

The next Laetare Medalist is a Black Catholic. Specifically, a ​do-it-all Black Catholic *woman*, and that's worth celebrating. Poetically, Jenario Morgan does just that

'Mr. Kujichagulia': a poem

Kobe "Bean" Bryant and his daughter Gianna passed away one year ago today, shortly after going to church to pray. On this day, we honor his legacy of faith.

'Church': a poem

Black Catholic poet Jenario Morgan shares a stunning piece on the Church, the one hope of the world and the most powerful institution on Earth.
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