Six Poets I Love Beyond Their Poetry

Yi Shun Lai
4 min readApr 9, 2020

It’s National Poetry Month. Celebrate these poets for more than their work.

Writers are easily more than their printed work. Here are five poets I’ve met in person whose work goes beyond the written word, in alphabetic order by last name.

Kelly Davio (Burn This House; It’s Just Nerves)

Yi Shun Lai

Author: A SUFFRAGISTS’S GUIDE TO THE ANTARCTIC (2024), Pin Ups (2020). Columnist, The Writer.; @gooddirt. Psst: Say “yeeshun.” You can do it!