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Glitter Spill and Devil Bird photo
November 14, 2018 | Poetry

Glitter Spill and Devil Bird

Britton Andrews

It was supposed to be
a joyous thing

Twenty Plays photo
November 12, 2018 | Poetry

Twenty Plays

Brittany Ackerman

1.  My ex-boyfriend got engaged to a girl less than a year after he broke up with me.  We had dinner with her once.  She was a family friend.  She wore hoop earrings and looked like a worst-case scenario Mila Kunis.  I hated her but I didn't know why yet.

In The Aftermath photo
November 9, 2018 | Poetry

In The Aftermath

William A. Greenfield

Via some prophecy, my son has
reached one half my chronological
age. And there are so many things

he can tell me: when The Macho... more

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Wendy’s photo
November 5, 2018 | Poetry

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Wendy’s

Danny Caine

On the way to T’s childhood Wendy’s I tell her
about mine, a Fancy Wendy’s, with a salad bar,
rooms, tin... more

spell for electron microscopes photo
October 30, 2018 | Poetry

spell for electron microscopes

Maya Jewell Zeller

spell for electron microscopes/ for silicate minerals & landfills

 

if my friends say you are a cell tower... more

Driving Through Colorado, Listening to the Radio, Thinking of My Father Again photo
October 26, 2018 | Poetry

Driving Through Colorado, Listening to the Radio, Thinking of My Father Again

Sophie Klahr

Well look, the radio says ... 

Four poems photo
October 22, 2018 | Poetry

Four poems

Lauren Stroh

TO LOUISIANA

I cry because of
how much time
we lost of my childhood
not singing in the front... more

Three Poems photo
October 18, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Erika Walsh

Treat

I want to be rewarded for my good thoughts. My good purchase. I want free shipping. Gentle... more

three poems photo
October 16, 2018 | Poetry

three poems

Isaac Ginsberg Miller

Cosmogony

In January the birds awakened mid-
flight. In February the bats left
their cave and we... more

Five poems photo
October 12, 2018 | Poetry

Five poems

Alyse Knorr

scare tactics

I grew hands by the dozen
I was a generalized reaching
clasping monster it was
not... more

Three Poems photo
October 10, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Alex Vigue

Poem from the perspective of Sasha Velour’s rose petals during her lip sync performance of Whitney... more

Three Poems  photo
October 8, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems 

Janice Majewski

air wants
to hold
flame down

Business Trip photo
October 5, 2018 | Poetry

Business Trip

Amy Oldfield

Did we go to Boston twice or did all this happen in one trip? I remember two different rooms but we used to change hotels all the time,... more

Two Poems photo
October 4, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Savannah Slone

unadorned

Lick me with your warm
honey tongue. Give me your port-wine
stain birthmark.

You are... more

The Poet Debates with his Friend's Mistress, Death photo
October 4, 2018 | Poetry

The Poet Debates with his Friend's Mistress, Death

Jason Reed-Mundell

The kettle boiled; I made the tea,

And when I turned around,

I saw she’d set the cups and placed

A third one for the skull.

Debris of a Bygone Era photo
October 3, 2018 | Poetry

Debris of a Bygone Era

Stephen Langlois

please believe me
            when i tell you this
            when i tell you of the high concentration of uranium and thorium 

Two Poems photo
October 2, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Tommy Jarrell

DROUGHT

Flat water became rare in the house.
We loosened our jaws and drank
sparkling water from... more

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Texas Roadhouse photo
October 1, 2018 | Poetry

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Texas Roadhouse

Danny Caine

Every book says I’ll miss this part.

Two Poems photo
September 28, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Thomas Renjilian

"Late Spring" and "Inconceivable"

Two Poems photo
September 25, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Genevieve DeGuzman

"A Haunting" and "Shape Shift"

Four Poems photo
September 21, 2018 | Poetry

Four Poems

Lotte Mitchell Reford

"Eve Learns to Dominate," "Farmers' Market," "Small-Town Fuck Geometry," and "Religious Art"

Two Poems photo
September 17, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Patrick Dundon

"A List of Men I Have Dated" and "Dear Diary"

band-aid photo
September 15, 2018 | Poetry

band-aid

Ottavia Silvestri

on a plastic chair...

Something I've Owned photo
September 12, 2018 | Poetry

Something I've Owned

Sam Herschel Wein

I was reading today how trees, though not touching directly,
talk to each other...

In a Shell Station photo
September 10, 2018 | Poetry

In a Shell Station

Corey Oglesby

I like to say I hate it when people say this,
but sometimes it really is what it is...

Recent Books

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Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen

A 400-page collection of poems in fours sections: Nicki Minaj Songs, Bob Dylan Songs, Elliott Smith Songs, and 90s Riot Grrrls Songs.

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Legs Get Led Astray

Chloe Caldwell

FOUR NEW ESSAYS BY CHLOE CALDWELL! Plus the original essays that made you fall in love with Chloe!

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Dualities

Jason Phoebe Rusch

Jason Phoebe Rusch is a queer writer from the Chicago suburbs. His full-length debut Dualities explores gender and patriarchy from the perspective of a man who was socialized and is currently still read as a woman. He is interested in complication and nuance and messy human failing, his own and that of others.