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Something Other Than a Button photo
January 23, 2015 | Poetry

Something Other Than a Button

Nathan Kemp

  I remember the first time I saw a foreign cherry. I blushed a little armpit. I saw how a... more

Two Poems photo
January 22, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Sarah Fran├žoise

  Nest #1 Of fine black roots and the space between two classes of water chutes. Of crevices in the folds of... more

A Flower is an Example of Something I Would Like if I Could Slow Down photo
January 21, 2015 | Poetry

A Flower is an Example of Something I Would Like if I Could Slow Down

Fawn Parker

  I had the milk from a dandelion all over my hands once in the sun... more

Noah and the Whale's Underrated Second Album photo
January 20, 2015 | Poetry

Noah and the Whale's Underrated Second Album

JDA Winslow

feeling in pain both emotional and physical I head into the light. In the... more

the day i went to kroger to steal shampoo photo
January 16, 2015 | Poetry

the day i went to kroger to steal shampoo

Chris Barton

    it rained lightly then was very warm on the bridge i felt connected to the... more

Showing Results For Warren Oates photo
January 15, 2015 | Poetry

Showing Results For Warren Oates

Philip Tinkler

  The barista is so pretty my girlfriend would be disappointed if I didn't cheat with her.        

Three Poems photo
January 14, 2015 | Poetry

Three Poems

Cassandra Nguyen

Modern Conveniences 2012 - 2014 There were moments when I forgot about the dog Whining and shivering, like a toddler in its... more

Unusual Box Jellyfish Have Human-Like Eyes photo
January 13, 2015 | Poetry

Unusual Box Jellyfish Have Human-Like Eyes

Adam Prince

  1. In human beings, the wink is known to convey one of four emotions:      ... more

Four Poems photo
January 8, 2015 | Poetry

Four Poems

Sara McGrath

  POEM ABOUT MY VIBE my look tonight is Asking For It a tight vibe is U Can't Have This I only wanna be in VIP... more

from Two Teenagers photo
January 7, 2015 | Poetry

from Two Teenagers

John Colasacco

  Two teenagers finish the last apple in the house and then wait for something to say. "I'm thirsty... more

Five Hundred and Ninety Miles of Hair photo
January 5, 2015 | Poetry

Five Hundred and Ninety Miles of Hair

Frank Montesonti

  A little nervous after my 70,000th cup of coffee this lifetime I was wary of forty-three year... more

I Remember When I Met U, Baby photo
January 2, 2015 | Poetry

I Remember When I Met U, Baby

Adrian Matejka

That’s / when the purple doors open into steamy / bathtub of surprise. That’s when there’s / an impossibly-deep Prince breath & then—

Two Poems photo
December 23, 2014 | Poetry

Two Poems

Brian Beatty

I keep waiting for them to say / something the least bit unfamiliar.

Two Poems photo
December 22, 2014 | Poetry

Two Poems

Patricia Colleen Murphy

How was I supposed to know / what to do about every pimply boy wanting to stick his / dick in my mouth?

Three Poems photo
December 18, 2014 | Poetry

Three Poems

Kenzie Allen

When you said, please / don't look at me like that and he / said you are lovely like flowers / and the only flowers you could think of / smelled like a bad night of drinking.

Three Poems photo
December 17, 2014 | Poetry

Three Poems

William Stobb

By living according to core values, we can carry on daily tasks with conviction. Conserve fossil fuels. Avoid the plastic cycle. Too much looking around can lead to paralysis due to the inevitable sense of unfathomable vastness that makes consciousness feel like an infinitesimal quirk.

Two Poems photo
December 10, 2014 | Poetry

Two Poems

Britt Melewski

I tried to balance things with prescriptions; I tried some more.

Two Pokémon: Bulbasaur & Eevee photo
December 4, 2014 | Poetry

Two Pokémon: Bulbasaur & Eevee

Colette Arrand

“An extremely rare Pokémon that may evolve in a number of different ways depending on stimuli.” – Pokémon FireRed

Yeah so I’m a turkey so what     photo
December 1, 2014 | Poetry

Yeah so I’m a turkey so what    

Stowell Watters

I’m a symbol of an America newly forged and I live with like 1000 other turkeys in a yard Who gives a shit

collected photo
November 28, 2014 | Poetry


Laura Theobald

from what my hair says about you announcers on television will say things like “he was just too late” during a soccer... more

2 Poems photo
November 26, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Chuck Young

you are a holiday routine i dreamt shirt collars and close hands i woke up in the bark of a dog i soaked in a bath of fog and... more

3 Poems for Alix Tichelman photo
November 26, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems for Alix Tichelman

Janey Smith

Opus 53 Place the palms of your hands side by side on this wine glass. After a short time, raise your hands and place... more

November 24, 2014 | Poetry


Donald Vincent

-   after Directing Herbert White / Writing Ellen West   When James Franco first spoke to me, he... more

5 Prose Poems photo
November 21, 2014 | Poetry

5 Prose Poems

Sean Rys

Woodcutter It started when you dreamed you were dead & I had to go looking in other rooms for your body. Turned on each light... more

3 Poems photo
November 20, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems

Jessica Tolbert

Death in the Family my car scraped you and your bike alongside the highway, in the grade below me over at the public high... more

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