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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 a... more

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 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."

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 jukebox in... more

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 online,
it freaks me... more

Three Poems photo
May 21, 2015 | Poetry

Three Poems

Kerry Cullen

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

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 baths,
Like... 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 pond / check your... 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)

                         "Poetry / makes nothing happen" –Auden

                       ... more

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.

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

Notes to My Ex

Laura Kraay

Two Poems photo
May 1, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Dylan Fisher


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


Logic Models

This is... 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

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.

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.

Forbes Field photo
April 15, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Forbes Field

Joan Leotta

By the seventh stretch
We gave up.

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.

Baseball Poems photo
April 7, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Baseball Poems

Karen Weyant

I miss the moment his bat cracks the ball.

Baseball's Cruel Lexicon photo
April 6, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Baseball's Cruel Lexicon

Nicholas Mainieri

We’re speaking of salvation, god damn it,
And only the incurious break slumps.

Recent Books

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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.

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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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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.