Self-care is a radical act in a world that values production over people. Reading, reciting, and writing are ways to reconnect authentically with oneself and to challenge the status quo.

Reading: Find poems in our anthology that speak to your experience, that widen your world, or that create connections across time and place.

Reciting: Voice the beauty and the truth that needs to be heard. Find a poem that can be a daily affirmation.

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