“I love to work with language that forces me to choose the most powerful way to express what I feel in the fewest words…” Esther Phillips, our February Poet of the Month, in conversation with Jamie Osborn.Read More
“So when the wolf/ rips the night open…/you deny, you deny,/you deny.” Poem of the Week (February 24), by Esther Phillips.Read More
“She sits in an old people’s home/ thinking of feathers: how one/ should hold them lightly; how they fly…”
By Esther Phillips.
Match 2 in the opening round of The Missing Slate’s Poetry World Cup.Read More
“…in this tiny tumble-down dwelling,/ small village children stood, not on a bare/ dirt-floor, but tiptoe at the rim of the world.” By Esther Phillips, part of our Caribbean writers feature.Read More