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Moving To Seattle Poems photo
February 17, 2015 | Poetry

Moving To Seattle Poems

Jessie Knoles


On a ferry I put my forehead to the glass
and marked it up and I looked down and
felt sick but kept looking<a class="more" href="/web_features/moving-to-seattle-poems">... more</a>

A Chingu in Seattle  (For Jake Levine) photo
February 14, 2015 | Poetry

A Chingu in Seattle  (For Jake Levine)

Noah Cicero

We sat many a Saturday
on the bank of The Han River,
in Seoul. Drinking makkoli,
looking at<a class="more" href="/web_features/a-chingu-in-seattle-nbsp-for-jake-levine">... more</a>

2 Poems photo
February 12, 2015 | Poetry

2 Poems

Grant Gerald Miller

Space Suit

I fell asleep in my space suit again. I know this is out of hand, but the moon is getting a bad name, and there are men<a class="more" href="/web_features/2-poems--49">... more</a>

3 from Letter to the Aliens photo
February 10, 2015 | Poetry

3 from Letter to the Aliens

Doug Paul Case

from Letter to the Aliens

some of us spend our entire lives listening
waiting for you
dear aliens
if not to<a class="more" href="/web_features/3-from-letter-to-the-aliens">... more</a>

Emails From Beatriz photo
February 5, 2015 | Poetry

Emails From Beatriz

found text remixed by Rolf Potts


When I was a kid I believed
in good old-fashioned animistic
souls coming out of the grass
and the sky and the<a class="more" href="/web_features/emails-from-beatriz">... more</a>

2 Poems photo
February 3, 2015 | Poetry

2 Poems

Danielle Susi

Photograph of My Mother

What comment could you make about my childhood? You cannot know my mother’s eyes and the way her hair<a class="more" href="/web_features/2-poems--52">... more</a>

Shia LaBeouf Interview Erasure Poems photo
January 30, 2015 | Poetry

Shia LaBeouf Interview Erasure Poems

Erin Dorney

I Have

I have a
wet mouth
in this pink

I still have that.

you think we’re<a class="more" href="/web_features/shia-labeouf-interview-erasure-poems">... more</a>

Two Poems photo
January 29, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Margaret Emma Brandl

15 October

The daytime moon is halved in a bright blue sky and a confusion of birds flows together and apart again over the<a class="more" href="/web_features/two-poems--23">... more</a>

3 Love Poems photo
January 28, 2015 | Poetry

3 Love Poems

J. Bradley

Ask her to aim her index fingers.
at you. Aim yours.

Moon card photo
January 27, 2015 | Poetry

Moon card

Mary Catherine Kinniburgh


When the moon card is reversed in the tarot, it means you'll be waiting for a long time to clarify the question you need to<a class="more" href="/web_features/moon-card">... more</a>

That night photo
January 26, 2015 | Poetry

That night

Benjamin Schmitt



Standing in the pieces of a broken guitar
I screamed at the summer for sleeping around
breaking my heart with the<a class="more" href="/web_features/that-night">... more</a>

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<a class="more" href="/web_features/something-other-than-a-button">... more</a>

Two Poems photo
January 22, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Sarah Françoise


Nest #1

Of fine black roots
and the space between two classes
of water chutes.

Of crevices
in the folds of the<a class="more" href="/web_features/two-poems--22">... more</a>

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 and in<a class="more" href="/web_features/a-flower-is-an-example-of-something-i-would-like-if-i-could-slow-down">... more</a>

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<a class="more" href="/web_features/noah-and-the-whale-39-s-underrated-second-album">... more</a>

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<a class="more" href="/web_features/the-day-i-went-to-kroger-to-steal-shampoo">... more</a>

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<a class="more" href="/web_features/three-poems--15">... more</a>

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

Unusual Box Jellyfish Have Human-Like Eyes

Adam Prince


In human beings, the wink is known to convey one of four emotions:
           Sexual<a class="more" href="/web_features/unusual-box-jellyfish-have-human-like-eyes">... more</a>

Four Poems photo
January 8, 2015 | Poetry

Four Poems

Sara McGrath



my look tonight is Asking For It
a tight vibe is U Can't Have This
I only wanna be in VIP lines &amp;<a class="more" href="/web_features/four-poems--3">... more</a>

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 now," one<a class="more" href="/web_features/from-two-teenagers">... more</a>

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<a class="more" href="/web_features/five-hundred-and-ninety-miles-of-hair">... more</a>

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?

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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.