Join us this Tuesday in continuing our National Poetry Month celebration with a guest poem by Juliana Castillo, a Philosophy major of the class of 2025. Juliana uses imagery of membranes, liquid and light in this fictional “love letter” to a poet who was influential to the narrator.
Dear deceased poet, who lived to
Twenty-five – I miss you, even though you died
Years before I was born; years before today, when
I am already twenty-six. Dear deceased poet, I can
Hear your voice, telling me that life is a membrane
To stretch around the vesicles of water, nutrients, and the other
Vacu-sealed ingredients that enable existence.Continue reading