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Not Everyone's On One photo
February 6, 2014 | Poetry

Not Everyone's On One

Zach Mueller

We can bump / Gucci and Sosa and Future while we sip lean with Sprite, / and talk Drill like Foucault talks about nutjobs, and talk / dying like Chiraq rappers. Like we’ve been there. We / haven’t.

Treasure photo
February 3, 2014 | Poetry

Treasure

Lauren Capet

In the woods beyond the property line, Henry and I find what decades ago used to be a farmer’s burn pile. Under years’ worth of leaf litter and yesterday’s snowfall there are remains, hard things fire could not destroy: twisted and rusted metal and scores of glittering glass bottles.

3 Poems photo
January 27, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems

Dominic Gualco

ENTROPY I saw you at the library. You said you’d gone to mars on a ‘commercial spaceship’ or something. I... more

5 Poems photo
January 24, 2014 | Poetry

5 Poems

Daniela Olszewska

THIRTEENZ MyHalf-FangedMouth SoundedOffAwkward InAnAlcoveYesterday, StillStufffedWithMother TongueUncomfortable SansBrainS... more

2 Poems photo
January 22, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Zachary Doss

The wife cuts off the husband’s beard & keeps it as a pet.

5 Poems photo
January 20, 2014 | Poetry

5 Poems

Suad Khatab Ali

a drunk salaryman in baggy gray suit
buys a meal replacement bar
from the vending machine

2 Poems photo
January 17, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

J. Scott Bugher

THE COIN COLLECTOR I met the man in control of this vending machine gig for my eight-week review and was told I might get a break... more

3 Sad Sonnets photo
January 15, 2014 | Poetry

3 Sad Sonnets

Brenna York

One Can’t write now would be too sad to read. My celeb crushes get married or domestic. I’m like a pair of dollar... more

3 Poems photo
January 13, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems

Joshua Young

Ohio we belong in the grass. my twin is in every photo. we made our way out of the alley, rockford files dialogue, fedora, the... more

6 Poems photo
January 10, 2014 | Poetry

6 Poems

Lucas Simon Foster

Should we smash the cricket of silence and smear its remains on our knees?
How do you feel about rap music? Do you know A$AP Rocky?
I don’t like Lil Durk yet; I don’t like Rich Homie Quan yet—it’s 2011.

2 Poems photo
January 8, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Jeff Tigchelaar

Dude, You Killed a Marsupial               for my... more

3 Poems photo
January 6, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems

Kathleen Schenck

Marlon Brando works at the full-serve Sunoco

2 Poems photo
January 3, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Jon Conley

you come in tell me of your night like the boys all stared at ur tits

2 Poems photo
January 1, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Mira Gonzalez

sex feels like a burden when you aren't on drugs

What it means to spend your formative years in the Fraser Valley photo
December 30, 2013 | Poetry

What it means to spend your formative years in the Fraser Valley

Kristin Kowalko

AJ he was special and gigantic i imagine his hands sometimes when... more

Two Poems photo
December 26, 2013 | Poetry

Two Poems

Craig Buchner

Those birds swept down with great urgency, talons punching the water, tearing into fish flesh, sometimes with a force that cut the salmon in two.

Two Poems photo
December 17, 2013 | Poetry

Two Poems

Rae Gouirand

I am not just this body. She is // not just her restraint. / I want to meet everything // there is for the first time / the accuracy of dying inside // I can celebrate that.

Dear Herculine photo
December 11, 2013 | Poetry

Dear Herculine

Aaron Apps

I don’t mean to fetishize your death, I mean to say we are both corpses in a way. I mean to say that we always already were animals dying into the soil, inhuman.

Wednesday and Bear Hunt photo
December 6, 2013 | Poetry

Wednesday and Bear Hunt

Sarah Gerkensmeyer

Wednesday Once upon a time it was Wednesday, and when the husband and wife awoke, all  of the windows in their... more

Hoop Dreams photo
December 3, 2013 | Poetry

Hoop Dreams

Tyler Gobble

Truth is Scottie Pippen / wasn’t born. He hatched from an egg that was stuck / to another, slightly larger egg. The opposite of Mugsy Bogues / on an airplane and the oxygen mask drops down, / for his seat only. Mookie Blaylock dresses up as Mookie / Blaylock for Halloween.

2 Poems photo
November 27, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Keith Taylor

Banff: Running Away I was young enough to believe that when moments felt significant they probably were. I saw sacraments... more

Spanking Diane Sawyer photo
November 21, 2013 | Poetry

Spanking Diane Sawyer

Daniel Crocker

I want to spank Diane Sawyer In fact, I'd pay upwards of fifty dollars for it, at least if she was wearing white... more

2 Poems photo
November 19, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Matthew Fee

A Theory of Blue  Telling the truth can be done in an American way, without irony or self-effacement. We begin with the image... more

2 Poems photo
November 14, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Karen Craigo

Ars Poetica I want to say this simply: I was out near the river; the trees were bare, and would be. I saw no blacksnake in... more

2 Poems photo
November 11, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Sarah Marshall

Ochlockonee Sawtooth palms, and the hymns of a leftover Palm Sunday lard the air with the gentleness of some imagined... more

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Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen

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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

a set of linked stories with some of the same characters from Person/a and a lot of new ones and the world is the same but different from the world in Person/a and the stories take place in a year absent from Person/a. if that makes sense. contains the Pushcart Prize winning story "Teen Culture" from American Short Fiction, if that's something that moves you to buy books. <3

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