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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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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 Françoise


Nest #1

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

Of crevices
in the folds of the... 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 and in... 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


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

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 &... 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 now," one... 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

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.