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Along With the Memory photo
January 16, 2019 | Poetry

Along With the Memory

Ana Cottle

 

along with the memory

 

The height of fall.  The streets are buried in leaves.  Morning is rising.  Red-tinged shadows... more

Two Poems  photo
January 15, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Yasmine Eve Lucas

MEASUREMENTS

How great must a shock be to determine X number of years? We go to therapists to answer... more

Two Poems  photo
January 10, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Cassie Garison

Reverse Invocation 
 

To the god of thresholds: for is it not
tradition to call upon a... more

dogged night  photo
January 9, 2019 | Poetry

dogged night 

JoAnna Novak

dogged night

the moon is black

or green i go

a little nuts

flaying flowers

from the brocade

i cord the stems

&... more

Hollowing in Three Parts photo
January 7, 2019 | Poetry

Hollowing in Three Parts

Janika Oza

Hollowing in Three Parts

 

 

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Although it’s the last day of September and the talons of winter have taken hold... more

Two Poems  photo
January 4, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Adriane Quinlan

America

The radio is on a pledge drive

and living in America

is starting to feel like... more

Two Poems photo
January 2, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Sara Mae

Ja

I keep writing about orgasms as crying & then I think about that.
I spent too much money on... more

Happy New Year photo
December 31, 2018 | Poetry

Happy New Year

Emily Alexander

I tried to look / like I was looking for someone above...

Two Poems photo
December 28, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Josh Gaines & Ben Clark

"We argue about whether we should be more frightened" and "I tried to lose myself once"

Arts and Crafts photo
December 21, 2018 | Poetry

Arts and Crafts

Rachel Tramonte

Today I bought blue yarn and brand-new silver nails...

Two Poems photo
December 17, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Aaron Smith

"Blooper Reel" and "A History of Sex"

Two Poems photo
December 13, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Rainie Oet

"Wild Seeds of Plums" and "Old Name"

Two Poems photo
December 10, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Elliott Sky Case

"Nereid, Compromised" and "Day One"

Two Poems photo
December 7, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Chris Campanioni

"Give Us the Runway & We Will Lift the World" and "Instructions in the Event of an Emergency"

Two Poems photo
December 4, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Crow Jonah Norlander

"Unlikely to Condemn" and "Different Circumstances"

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Krispy Kreme photo
December 3, 2018 | Poetry

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Krispy Kreme

Danny Caine

Son, some advice: you don’t know 
what a hangover is, but when you learn, 
a McDonalds #4 breakfast will help. 
Never eat at... more

My Old Man Poems (from 'Elizabeth Ellen') photo
November 29, 2018 | Poetry

My Old Man Poems (from 'Elizabeth Ellen')

Elizabeth Ellen

I thought Roger Waters was full of shit, I mean

2 Poems photo
November 27, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Margaret O'Connell

I'm Sorry but Your Childhood Pet Can't Recognize You on FaceTime

people say I move... more

Unsubscriptions photo
November 26, 2018 | Poetry

Unsubscriptions

Joanne Oh

Do 4.1% and 103,000 Mean Anything to You? Are you 18-45? You could join our hepatitis vaccine study. *Donations will be... more

Heart Sutra photo
November 23, 2018 | Poetry

Heart Sutra

Maria Genovese

The slow stacking of weight or the flinging down of a toe while the torso is already ahead. There are always new body parts to hit on sides of doors. I like to put my legs into pants in front of an open window, then stick my head out to see who’s around.

Man on Phone at Gas Station photo
November 21, 2018 | Poetry

Man on Phone at Gas Station

Sarah Edwards

O Build-A-Bonfire, O
Blue Subaru

On Getting a Facial at the Strip Mall photo
November 19, 2018 | Poetry

On Getting a Facial at the Strip Mall

Sarah Carson

My sister has been reading a lot about her pores lately. At the moderately priced tourist town spa where we've met for the weekend, a commercial for the dual action microdermabrasion brush comes on the television above the hot wax station, and she swears their blackhead diagram is incomplete.

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

Recent Books

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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

"I didn't want to ever be outside of this moment. I knew at some point I would look at the picture I'd just taken and feel an overwhelming sense of loss. I thought as long as we could manage to stay inside this particular hotel room, to avoid our phones and every person with whom we'd ever come into contact, we would continue to feel whole. We were revolutionaries, goddamnit. These were our accumulation of beautiful moments. Before the world fractured us. I don't expect you to understand how I became Brad Pitt in that moment, how we all just flew along down the highway. Bandits. Ex-patriots. In love with this countryside, if not this country. Paper Moon. The Last Picture Show. All of this shot in black and white. Only the final scene in color."

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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.