“September” by Alexis Sears featured on The Slowdown

May 13, 2022

Thanks to Ada Limón for featuring the poem “September” by Alexis Sears in an episode of her podcast, The Slowdown. In the episode, Limón connects the poem to a larger examination of grief and anger, while also praising Sears’s ability to examine pain and let it “guide her to the lighter side.” “September” is included in Sears’s debut collection Out of Order, and you can hear the full podcast here.

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