Poetry For Now!

Poetry For Now is our second writing project encouraging stanza led, poetic, musical forms of expression, of capturing the more subtle challenges of working or living in this world. The first project was The Pandemic as Systemic Flux Writing Project which ran between May 2020 – May 2021. We need systemic people to speak to us from across transdisciplinary communities […]

Poetry For Now!

Share your poems or stanza writing about relational changes and their unfolding consequences across human and non-human systems Why Now? We are in critical times. We need new ways of responding – reflecting – speaking out. This writing project is a space for us systemic practitioners systemic thinkers to find ways of speaking about our experiences of documenting our noticings […]

The Launch

By Nana Bonsu and Marilena Karamatsouki Listen, folks! Relationally attuned people It’s quiet now But you have a stirringĀ from the heart The Poetry Project begins! Relational Movements is your nudge You have a something to offer Convey what you wish to Your poems need to find a home Bring your poetry as you have something to say As the words […]

Intersections

…by Jenn McKinney   Inter-sections -the word makes it seem so clean cut That parts of me merge at clean angles To form the whole, like a road with directions Signposting my whiteness, my femininity, Religion, class, ability, identity. But I have these unseen parts, invisible even to me That hide behind the thickets of my life. And in those […]

Stardust

By Maria Norseth Garli . . . In the beginning of the first of the pandemic years, I stumbled into a crisis. An identity crisis, an existential crisis, a crisis in my marriage, in my motherhood, in my body and soul, a crisis that reached its first peak at the initial lockdown here in Norway, which was in March of […]