Monthly Poetry Playlist: Confidence, Love, and Comfortablity

Poetry evokes so many emotions: There’s anger, hatred, sorrowfulness, gleefulness, contentment, and more, even with three simple verses, poetry is able to create a simple and/or complex world.  Recently, I’ve been reading and attempting to write poetry. As someone who is, let’s just say, I’m not a fan (unless I’m reciting something by Tupac and Rupi), it’s interesting to research, find, and

The theme for April seems to be Confidence (new beginning and rising against obstacles/limits), Love (self explanatory) and Comfortability (being okay with oneself), so I’ve chosen four poems coupled with music for your viewing pleasure for when you’re feeling down, just need a “pick me up”, and need to embrace yourself.

  1. Coal by Audre Lorde  -being comfortable in ones skin when society is against you, its the same for song (the MV is odd but the lyrics are beautiful)

2. Unbothered: A Haiku

3. I know you’re tired. via Medium (I like this one because it makes you feel as if everything is going to be all right

4. Rupi Kaur on Self

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Comment below on some poems and songs that express confidence, love, and comfortability. 

 

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