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Four Poems photo
December 2, 2016 | Poetry

Four Poems

Carly Schweppe

What if you spent a morning pulling scallions from the soil and washing beets in a metal sink?

Three Poems photo
November 30, 2016 | Poetry

Three Poems

Karl Schroeder

I'm going to abandon everything / after this poem 

Comeuppance for the Good Old Boys at the El Club Scorpion photo
November 29, 2016 | Poetry

Comeuppance for the Good Old Boys at the El Club Scorpion

John Patrick McShea

Had a dream he was chained to a mountain while a buzzard ate his liver.

Election photo
November 28, 2016 | Poetry

Election

Elizabeth Ellen

“I’m just excited that my first time voting in a presidential election was for a woman,” my daughter said

“yeah,” I said

“that’s so exciting,” I said

Balkanization photo
November 28, 2016 | Poetry

Balkanization

William Repass

What dispossessed me sat erect beside the checked quilt in fishnets.

Three Poems photo
November 25, 2016 | Poetry

Three Poems

Sara Biggs Chaney

& no I'm still not thirsty / although i find myself / thinking too frequently / about jagerbombs

Echidna Speed Dating photo
November 23, 2016 | Poetry

Echidna Speed Dating

Yael Massen

I got my dad’s big nose and people make fun of me for it.

Five Poems photo
November 22, 2016 | Poetry

Five Poems

Davy Knittle

[victory lobe]    tiny towns or a dog could keep me pleased   for six months, then I’d wear felt... more

Solomon in the Dark photo
November 21, 2016 | Poetry

Solomon in the Dark

Elijah Matthew Tubbs

Because anytime is the right time for a haiku.

Odyssey photo
November 18, 2016 | Poetry

Odyssey

Demond Blake

I usually distance myself from someone after i’m physical with them.

Understand, I Wasn't Always This Way photo
November 14, 2016 | Poetry

Understand, I Wasn't Always This Way

Taylor Collier

Understand, neurotic perfectionists are mostly calculated

Mall of America photo
November 11, 2016 | Poetry

Mall of America

Francesca Kritikos

 
 
I Got So Good photo
November 9, 2016 | Poetry

I Got So Good

Adam Tedesco

thinking about how all of it started

thinking about how the poems ends

Two Poems photo
November 7, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Katrin Tschirgi

Once, at the watering hole, a man with a knit-closed eye

kissed me until I spat up a silver coin.

Self-Portrait as Four Small Test Tubes photo
November 3, 2016 | Poetry

Self-Portrait as Four Small Test Tubes

Jesse Steinmetz

four small test tubes.

Two Poems photo
November 1, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Claire Gordon

Your face, my light. What terrible things I’d do for it. 

Clowns Weren't Creepy in 1921 photo
October 31, 2016 | Poetry

Clowns Weren't Creepy in 1921

Rolf Potts

But life was good for clowns back then

Two Poems photo
October 28, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Aubrey Ryan

Trump & A Syllabus of Goals To gift you the stink of goats. To gift you bright whey. To neon-bright your mouth with... more

Two Poems photo
October 26, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Lucy Wainger

Portrait, with Negative Space Running faucet, orange light hollow as a pill bottle, images submerged in a bath of chemicals,... more

Five Poems photo
October 24, 2016 | Poetry

Five Poems

Katie Mertz

Tiny Evolutions okay so let’s talk about the exes we mythologize for the wrong reasons   like leave a... more

Two Poems photo
October 21, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Daniel Bailey

MONUMENT YOU SPECIFY IN YOUR LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT “BURY ME WHERE I STAND” SO THEY REMOVE A CHUNK OF TILES FROM THE... more

Three Poems photo
October 19, 2016 | Poetry

Three Poems

A.N. Lawrence

Class Aves Anyone that ever heard the call of the Rodrigues Solitaire is long dead, but its name is trapped in... more

Two Poems photo
October 17, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Richard Prins

On Miracles Jesus trained a dolphin to swim up under him and lift him over the waves. Jesus wanted to show everyone his... more

Five Poems photo
October 14, 2016 | Poetry

Five Poems

Kien Lam

Asian Pen Name* Mine is Kien, which is useful in cases where I need to prove I am who I say I am, like the time a... more

Three Poems photo
October 12, 2016 | Poetry

Three Poems

Tyler Kline

Dear Katie The movie we watched the night you told me you were leaving your husband for a girl with skin rough as a... more

Recent Books

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Flashes of Life

Micah Ling

Featuring poems that engage songs by artists ranging from The White Stripes to Bruce Sprinsteen, David Bowie to Otis Redding; lists of albums; daily timestamps as poems; remixes and everything in between; Flashes of Light evokes not just the way we listen to music, but all the ways we interact with the music in our life.

 

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Over For Rockwell

Uzodinma Okehi

They say it takes an average person about 10 years to master a given thing. This was my thinking in 1995 when I dropped out of college in Iowa City to draw comics.

 

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Baseball Handbook

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We’ve had the idea and wanted to do some kind of “best of our online baseball issues” for years, and here is one iteration of that book. We’ve been doing it for so long (this year is our 13th!), we have too many favorites, so we made some arbitrary rules...