Kelsey Bigelow in black leather jacket and white crop tank, looking serious and off to the right

POETRY SAMPLES

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SPRIG OF LILAC

In my debut collection, I combine grief and poetry to open a raw conversation about becoming a motherless daughter at a young age. Through multiple voices, I broaden the perspective to other forms of the grieving process.​

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HOW TO LIVE WITHOUT YOUR MOM

This flash fiction details how a young woman navigates daily life after the death of her mother. Between her office job and personal life, she's become numb to feeling. 

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MAY 3, 1971

This poem details a visit to my late mother's hometown and how it compares to stories my mother shared from her past.

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SHE'S BEEN TOLD

My first slam poem, "She's Been Told," details the raw truth behind that one breakup that can destroy you but can also make you see your own worth.

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CHECK YES

"Check Yes" is a short piece detailing the desire to love someone through the small moments.

CONTACT

Email: kelsey@kelkaybpoetry.com

Social: @kelkaybpoetry