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editorial: Love & Compassion

The impulse to write is often driven by something that we can’t always explain. When we’re younger and don’t know any better, our words flow, overflow, from a place that seems to have no bottom. When we know better, words...

Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 11 Cover reveal

Poetry Potion is proud to reveal the cover for our latest Poetry Potion Print Quarterly. The Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 11 cover illustration is designed by the talented Megan Ross and this edition is themed love & Compassion. The 25...

Poet Muse: Gladys May Casely-Hayford

(educator, writer, 1904-1950)   My lips were buds of innocence until you     came one day And drew a fountain from my heart and     careless went your way[1] Born in Axim, Ghana, Gladys May Casely-Hayford was the daughter of...

editorial: Infinite Wonders

To see a world in a grain of sand And heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand And eternity in an hour. Auguries of Innocence, William Blake What is an eternity in an hour?...

poet muse: Kofi Awoonor (1935 – 2013)

(poet, author, educator, critic, ambassador, 1935 - 2013) Let me lead you into the country It is only as half clansman of the ritual goat((Found Poem by Kofi Awoonor, from The Promise of Hope: New and Selected Poems, 1964-2013.)) Kofi...