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2 Poems photo
May 24, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Jessica Lieberman

Dogwood 

I knew the blossoms. I caught 
them all. My mother
won’t let me forget this.  
But really,... more

2 Poems photo
May 23, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

C.M. Keehl

 between what is love and what is fixation of 

White Lies photo
May 22, 2018 | Poetry

White Lies

Andrey Gritsman

I live my life by white lies.
And poetry is white lies.
Second language is white lies too.
As well as the first.
But language is the... more

2 Poems photo
May 21, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Aja Moore

I engrave myself into the floor

3 Poems photo
May 18, 2018 | Poetry

3 Poems

Emily J. Cousins

what a creature I would make of myself if I were able
to be known to be close to anything to be grounded

6 Poems photo
May 17, 2018 | Poetry

6 Poems

Brian Alan Ellis

as always, my resolution

is to get a Guns N’ Roses tattoo

FAQ photo
May 17, 2018 | Poetry

FAQ

Zoe Walsh

//
i wish i
                    can fly
                    was in dixie
                    could quit
                    was on vacation
 ... more

Glass Cannon photo
May 16, 2018 | Poetry

Glass Cannon

Madge Maril

I told you to stay right there and not move

Three Poems photo
May 14, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Clair Dunlap

Ten Thousand Lackluster Lakes

people always say, “i hear it rains a lot
over there,” as if nothing... more

2 Poems photo
May 11, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Sarah Vandervennet

LONG DISTANCE CUNNILINGUS 

hi near stranger 
I want to impale 
myself on you

you little... more

Four Poems photo
May 10, 2018 | Poetry

Four Poems

Nadia de Vries

I know god is real because persimmons exist.

Asleep in the National Museum  photo
May 8, 2018 | Poetry

Asleep in the National Museum 

Connor Messinger

He paints using the ashes of the towers in his watercolors.

2 Poems photo
May 2, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Faith Arkorful

i mean, i was black before too.

Not a Walk On The Beach photo
May 2, 2018 | Poetry

Not a Walk On The Beach

Jennifer Metsker

The air before me
is the flavor of
an oat cake popsicle.
Or a shoe box. 
Or the water sports
I’m not doing. 
So I sign... more

My Father Remembers, Forgets photo
April 30, 2018 | BASEBALL, Poetry

My Father Remembers, Forgets

Kathleen Hellen

Fifty cents for tickets in the bleachers—then. Fifty cents a railroad car to Pittsburgh.
A “marvel” they’d called it.... more

Curveball photo
April 21, 2018 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Curveball

Ed Meek

It was a slow curve—a big bender,
spinning against the trajectory
of the ball. It hung

Talk Show Poems & other miscellany photo
April 19, 2018 | Poetry

Talk Show Poems & other miscellany

Elizabeth Ellen

Letterman wore khakis and the camera angled up his crotch. I watched every night or set my VCR to record on the rare occasion I left my apartment.

Three Poems photo
April 3, 2018 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Three Poems

Karen J. Weyant

I ended up in right field, ponytail eschew, cap falling to the bridge of my nose, shadowing my freckled cheeks.

The Kid photo
April 2, 2018 | BASEBALL, Poetry

The Kid

Bryce Emley

I don’t think it made a sound.

Two Poems photo
March 30, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Lisa Favicchia

The Beaches Are Made of Fish Bone Here

and Candlewood Lake used to be a town, dragged away by Barnum... more

Two Poems  photo
March 29, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Sara Sutterlin

Feels impossible
like trying to slice
a tomato with the
Wrong Knife
like trying to heal
with the Wrong Love

-

I am the... more

Two Poems photo
March 26, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Angelo Maneage

Catch fire overtaking

I GOT NOTHING      I HAVE / NOTHING     I HAVE

CHLAMYDIA I GOT... more

Three Poems photo
March 23, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Jason Phoebe Rusch

Ritual for a Lover

Monitor your calorie intake,
shear off your spare tire,
huff over the... more

Two Poems photo
March 19, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Alain Ginsberg

so of course let it greet you fully in the face of your body
and tackle that which sent it into the dust
and rejoice that a body can chill and still chill back.

Three poems photo
March 15, 2018 | Poetry

Three poems

Erik Kennedy

I fear being buried alive, but I insist on being buried when I'm dead.

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.