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Hannah Stephenson

Part and Parcel: Tom Hart

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 11.02.2016 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

When submerged in the darkest darkness of grief, how do we crawl toward the light? How, as humans, do we stagger forward under the weight of unbearable loss?

Part and Parcel: Nin Andrews

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 06.23.2016 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Beauty leads to vulnerability, and beauty is most often seen as a feminine quality. These concepts are thoroughly, almost obviously embedded in our culture.

Poem: Sap Season

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 03.21.2014 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson


Poem: Of Two Minds

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

image credit: Cathy Lees Of Two Minds Dear Miss Manners, teach me how to reach a decision. When I reach for it, what will it feel like, fingertips ...

Poem: We Will Judge You Based on Your Wedding

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

image credit: Madeline von Foerster We Will Judge You Based on Your Wedding We will judge you based on your wedding, on what you have designed. How ...

Poem: Toy Lawnmower

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 07.21.2013 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Image Credit: Mel Kadel Toy Lawnmower To learn to mow the grass, pretend to mow the grass. Pretend enough and you'll get good. Playtime trains the...

Poem: Europa

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Image courtesy of Nicole Dextras Europa Even while surrounded by ice, there is buried water not frozen, never freezing. Floating in the dark brine,...

Poem: Groves

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Image courtesy of Shawn Dulaney Groves This is the year you are alive in. Before, you can't know the plagues that ravaged the villages, the city be...

Poem: As Far As We Know

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 01.28.2013 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Image courtesy of Souther Salazar As Far As We Know The Earth is a swimming pool, but solid. The Grand Canyon wouldn't be the shallow end, or even t...

Poem: Spot

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 11.05.2012 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Image courtesy of Amy Friend Spot Instructions: Place test on a flat surface out of your line of vision. Then, read this poem. Repeat, if you like. ...

Poem: That's How I Roll

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Image courtesy of SuttonBeresCuller That's How I Roll What did the enormous boulder say to the little village, when it was dislodged by lightning a...

Poem: Celestial Seasonings

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Image courtesy of Joe Webb Celestial Seasonings Flight of the bumblebee next door, the neighbor's kettle's voice through her screened window at thr...

Poem: Never All Things at Once

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 06.09.2012 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Image by Jamie Isenstein, courtesy of Andrew Kreps Gallery Never All Things at Once White blossoms or green leaves, not both. "Edelweiss" with the C...

Poem: Fraction

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 04.14.2012 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

There will be a world with no you in it / and it won't be lopsided here without you.

Poem: Long Time No See

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 02.28.2012 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

When was it that we last saw one another.

Video Poem: Light House

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

As a poet, I naturally find words, sounds, images, and phrases inspiring. Equally, I adore technology, and how it allows me to further play with pace, tone, and concept. I often make video poems, and thought I'd share one with you this week.

Poetry: From Scratch

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 10.31.2011 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Trust the road to hold the car

Poetry: After After

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

After after, there is always more

Poetry: Ghost Stories

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Poetry: Ghost Stories