Featured Poet

Alyssa Wilsey

Alyssa Wilsey would love to be an accomplished author one day, publishing poetry, short stories, and novels. She studies creative writing at Willamette University and hopes to make her passion a lifelong pursuit. Literature and poetry have always been her best companions and she only hopes to do them justice.

poems by Alyssa Wilsey

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Recognizing the need for poetry in our lives, the Oregon Poetic Voices Project (OPV) is a comprehensive digital archive of poetry readings that will complement existing print collections of poetry across the state.

"We each carry lines of poetry with us. Words that others have written float back to us and stay with us, indelibly. We clutch these "life lines" like totems, repeat them as mantras, and summon them for comfort and laughter."

-Academy of American Poets