"Your poems are as lovely as you are! So glad you're doing this work."
Kayla Vasilko writes to make a difference in the world, to promote thought, healing, and kindness. Her work has been published in Furnace and The Symphony of Reason. Some of the accomplishments that are closest to her heart are putting in a remembrance garden at Gabis Arboretum, rescuing animals, helping open an exhibit to honor the life of Anita King, and writing grants to help those in need. Though her work is varied, it is all connected by a common thread of believing that everyone's voice has value, and that everyone at least deserves to be heard.
Your support gives me vital inspiration as I write for thirty days this month.
Tupelo Press provides the canvas; I bring my words, accompanied by a cohort of fine poets, writing thirty poems in thirty days, all ours to edit and submit as we wish. 30/30 poems have been taken by over 200 journals and featured in over 40 published chapbooks, all so Tupelo Press can keep publishing exquisite and diverse voices that might never be heard otherwise.
Every dollar gives me confidence to write more, and helps the press place more poems in gorgeous books. Help me to help this distinguished press. Give today!
Thank you all for your support so far! Throughout the month of July, my poetry will be centered around three themes: love for others, love for nature, and love for the world. We all face hate too often, so I wanted approach important topics and questions from the perspective of hope and love.
As you check in to read and share support, I would love to hear what poems you have connected with so far, and what topics you would be interested in seeing me write about next!
You can check out all of July's poems here: The 30/30 Project: July 2021 - Tupelo Press