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Two Poems photo
June 9, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Hannah Baggott

You always complained of migraines. Now, I’m trying to decided if I’m sorry for not having sympathy for you.

6 Poems photo
June 4, 2015 | Poetry

6 Poems

Elizabeth Ellen

Nicki Minaj just said, “all my independent women make some noise.”
I didn’t know if she meant me.

Defense photo
June 4, 2015 | Poetry


Donna Vorreyer

I spend the afternoon planting zinnias in my navel. 

Two Poems photo
June 3, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

William James

Sunday morning meant the smell of pot roast filtering through wooden floor boards.

Dear Caitlyn photo
June 2, 2015 | Poetry

Dear Caitlyn

Alison Taverna

Caitlyn, let me take that hair / in my own hands and curl it down your back.

Don't Worry, Little Monster photo
June 1, 2015 | Poetry

Don't Worry, Little Monster

Chris Rife

"The damage isn't that bad, not yet." 

New York Journal and Advertiser, 1898 photo
May 28, 2015 | Poetry

New York Journal and Advertiser, 1898

Chelsea Werner-Jatzke

  The Dinosaur of Wyoming I was never born a hermaphrodite. But I tell this story where I am born... more

Two Poems photo
May 27, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Asha Dore

"My record does not contain the helicopter dream I’ve been having for ten years/where I’m an actor paid by the government to fake a zombie epidemic."

Future Daughter photo
May 27, 2015 | Poetry

Future Daughter

Sally Rodgers

Untitled One Motherhood slept astonished as astronomers wept so-so-ago with this sort of blow. This sort of ovary, yo, the... more

Two Poems photo
May 25, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Gabrielle Freeman

But I think of you this way anyway, your bright corona blinding my eyes. 

Chrissy, John, Kanye, and Kim go to Waffle House  photo
May 22, 2015 | Poetry

Chrissy, John, Kanye, and Kim go to Waffle House 

Danny Caine

  "Nobody bothered them. They ate, they had fun. They danced a little. We have a... more

Three Poems photo
May 21, 2015 | Poetry

Three Poems

Kerry Cullen

I know you toss out untouched leftovers, and miss them.

Facebook Friends photo
May 21, 2015 | Poetry

Facebook Friends

Fiona Helmsley

  When you leave the comment that I am "such a good mom" under a picture I have posted of my child... more

Ascent photo
May 19, 2015 | Poetry


Susan Comninos

  Places that will not want You, strike hooves below the earth. Fur-breathed, and winter friendly— Cider and hot... more

5 ways of throwing something into the boston public gardens swan pond photo
May 13, 2015 | Poetry

5 ways of throwing something into the boston public gardens swan pond

John Mortara

1.         board the T heading downtown to get to the swan... more

Summer (again) photo
May 12, 2015 | Poetry

Summer (again)

Joseph Anderson

I am remembering it wrong but do not care.

Two Poems photo
May 7, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Eric Parker

Kentucky Swami (For Tim Skeen)                        ... more

Notes to My Ex photo
May 4, 2015 | Comics, Poetry

Notes to My Ex

Laura Kraay

Three Poems photo
May 4, 2015 | Poetry

Three Poems

Karen Skolfield

When we consume ourselves, of course / we think no one cares enough to watch.

Two Poems photo
May 1, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Dylan Fisher

Forgetfulness The presenter pronounces "vista" as VEE-sta. And that's all I really remember.   Logic... more

Baseball Players I Remember... photo
April 28, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Baseball Players I Remember...

Tao Lin

Baseball Players I Remember (I Watched Baseball 1-4 Years as a Child. I Collected Cards. My Favorite Team Was The... more

Long Ball photo
April 21, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Long Ball

Eliza Callard

I’m not one of those guys who watches the ball launch
off the bat into the right field seats.

How to Pitch a Full Count photo
April 21, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

How to Pitch a Full Count

David Joseph

I trace the windup with my elbow, my arm like a wing
unfurling, red lace licking off my feathertips.

Way to Go photo
April 15, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Way to Go

Jeff Coomer

Punching our gloves as the sun raced toward dinner, 
we sorted into teams and agreed on the rules
in a minute or less.

Forbes Field photo
April 15, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Forbes Field

Joan Leotta

By the seventh stretch
We gave up.

Recent Books


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.


Legs Get Led Astray

Chloe Caldwell

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



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.