Lori A Minor

Born 1992 in West Virginia, USA
Current location: Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Lori A Minor is a feminist, mental health advocate, and body positive activist currently living in Norfolk, Virginia. She has received various awards and nominations, including shortlist for the 2017 Touchstone Award. Lori is the editor of #FemkuMag and Bleached Butterfly, as well as the author of two poetry chapbooks.
Website: https://loriaminor.wixsite.com/poet


 

underneath
the same moon
the ant and I

Frogpond 41:2, Spring/Summer 2018

dried leaves
settling into
menopause

Frogpond 42:1, Winter 2019

spring rain
the lily blooms
into itself

Stardust Haiku Issue 20: August, 2018

wishing I was just as super moon

Akitsu Quarterly, Fall 2018

desk flowers
this longing
to escape

Failed Haiku, Volume 2, Issue 24: December, 2017

dirty laundry
our aromas
become one

Prune Juice, Issue 22: July, 2017

cat scratch
another lie
about my scars

Prune Juice, Issue 22: July, 2017

porcelain doll
I reglue pieces
of myself

Prune Juice, Issue 22: July, 2017

blue eyes
the only gift
my father gave

Failed Haiku, Volume 2 Issue 19: July, 2017

anorexia
I starve myself
of value

Prune Juice, Issue 23: November, 2017

orphaned bird
I teach myself
to fly

Prune Juice, Issue 23: November, 2017

garbage day
gathering up
who I used to be

Prune Juice, Issue 23: November, 2017

summer sirens
the crying
of cicadas

Frameless Sky, Issue 7: December, 2017

funeral wind
I wonder how heavy
the trees are

Frameless Sky, Issue 7: December, 2017

starry night
bouncing light
between fireflies

Incense Dreams, Issue 1.3: December 2017

shadow puppets
all the monsters
in my head

Incense Dreams, Issue 1.3: December 2017

giraffe cloud
a piece of Africa
drifting away

The Mamba, Issue 4: September, 2017

feminism
the things I never learned
from grandma

Radical Women: A Book of Femku, Misfitbooks Press, 2017