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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


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

Four Poems photo
October 10, 2016 | Poetry

Four Poems

Christine Gosnay

Being There Describing my body is easy because I do not know what it looks like. From above, I imagine my face when it... more

Two Poems photo
October 7, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Bud Smith

Red Teeth Left work early to meet delivery peeps at my building. 100 weeks ago we ordered a couch. Tell ya, I've never seen... more

Two Poems photo
October 5, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Jackson Burgess

Outside I keep finding myself loitering in the snow, watching strangers clink their glasses through the window's frosted... more

Five Poems photo
October 3, 2016 | Poetry

Five Poems

Elizabeth Cantwell

How Come No One On Twitter Is Talking About This The eye   a camera humming across the top of the earth :... more

Jacaranda photo
September 23, 2016 | Poetry


Ashley Opheim

I’m just going to give up on these capitalist dreams and buy my self some land and a goat. 

Two Poems photo
September 23, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Christina Svenson

i can tell what age he lost his virginity

Two Poems photo
September 22, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Emily Corwin

just ugly things I don’t want to look at.

Leonard/Fergus/Clemenza/Herbert/ Barzini/Lord Baltimore (noun) photo
September 21, 2016 | Poetry

Leonard/Fergus/Clemenza/Herbert/ Barzini/Lord Baltimore (noun)

Sarah Destin

You mean to say, “hello” or “good morning,” but you know that, between us, that would be strangely inappropriate before our morning cup of coffee

Apocalyptic photo
September 20, 2016 | Poetry


AM Ringwalt

Nest of resin and surf wax among blood

Three Poems photo
September 19, 2016 | Poetry

Three Poems

William Torrey

“You’re damned if you do and damned if you won’t”

Five Poems photo
September 16, 2016 | Poetry

Five Poems

Yuan Changming

The ferry man asked, Where is its mom? I am his mother!

Two Poems photo
September 15, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Jennifer A. Howard

Flat Stanley says let’s live in houses with long hallways to private rooms and a big communal kitchen, fridges stocked with cheeses and sweets

If I Had to Lick Wounds photo
September 13, 2016 | Poetry

If I Had to Lick Wounds

Parisa Thepmankorn

I am a hoarder trying to salvage pieces.

The Agency of the Universe and Everything In It photo
September 8, 2016 | Poetry

The Agency of the Universe and Everything In It

Geoff Bouvier

I put on underpants and pants and socks and shirts in the same sequence every day

Two Poems photo
September 7, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Mikko Harvey

When he sees me seeing him, he starts to cry.

Two Poems photo
September 6, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Jacob Bennett

Do you think

you’ll be around for dinner tonight?

Susan’s making shepherd’s pie.

Place Time photo
September 2, 2016 | Poetry

Place Time

Christos Kalli

In theory, Hell in winter must be great.

Two Poems photo
August 26, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Michael Wasson

a glass/ bottle containing/ the letter I/ wrote: it starts/ with the birthday/ of your first/ born

Recent Books


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.



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.



Baseball Handbook


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...