Senses awaken in summer hours, whether they're spent in stifling cities, sleepy countrysides, or on breezy shores. Soundscapes swell to accommodate the rhythms of outdoor gatherings, and scents waft—a tableau vivant of life in all its forms. To mark the season, CULTURED asked three groundbreaking contemporary poets to share dispatches from their summer getaways.
In CULTURED’s Summer Issue, Poets Sandra Cisneros, Danez Smith, and CAConrad Share Exclusive Odes to the Season
To mark the season, three groundbreaking contemporary scribes share previously unpublished poems inspired by the sounds of summer.