Ms. Muse: Lauren K. Alleyne on Form, Fairytales and the Impact of Feminist Poetry

In the first installment of Ms. Muse, Lauren Alleyne shares two new poems and reflects on vulnerability, strength and the loneliness of competition.

Ms. Muse: This is a Feminist Poetry Manifesta

Ms. is carving out a new discovery place for riotous, righteous and resonant feminist poetry to nourish and give voice to a rising tide of female resistance—and it starts right here.

The Trouble with Confidence

Women make choices daily between the freedom to enjoy solitude—whether alone at home or in the world—and safety. Oftentimes, men can’t comprehend what that’s like.

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