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Probably Starlings photo
August 22, 2013 | Poetry

Probably Starlings

Chris Garson

 

Washer and dryer as hapless duo, / each crashing and beating the other // to shit, idiot tandem: all this / while standing in place.

Two Poems photo
August 13, 2013 | Poetry

Two Poems

Renée Ashley

For weeks I thought only of this We are a body We will come undone A table of snow and a table of sorrow A tea that smells of a house burned down

Three Poems photo
August 8, 2013 | Poetry

Three Poems

Matthew Minicucci

I consider the narrow chain of cars pulled through city parks like kite-string.  In linguistics, mora is a single unit of syllabic weight.  I consider yelling at the yellow cab to add more syllabic weight to my overall point.

2 Poems photo
July 29, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Douglas Korb

  Where Everywhere Snow, There Grass There was a patch of grass. There was snow around the patch of grass. There was... more

3 Poems photo
July 24, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Allison Leigh

  Thing Being                Écriture feminine I was told on a train I... more

5 Poems photo
July 22, 2013 | Poetry

5 Poems

Andrew J. Khaled Madigan

  In first grade we had to make a little booklet about our dads. You take a sheet of paper, fold it fold it... more

3 Poems photo
July 19, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

M. G. Martin

  will become the morning your boots are filled with so much gravity that it is impossible to walk up or fall down a hill,... more

Care of Hardwood Floors photo
July 17, 2013 | Poetry

Care of Hardwood Floors

Liz N. Clift

The gouges / in the floor will become your scars, even as you erase / the life you had together. The floor is your map.

5 Poems photo
July 16, 2013 | Poetry

5 Poems

Siel Ju

  Parricide Finally they took over the city of my father, filled it with mosquitoes and bush fog, threw him in a river... more

6 Poems (plus bonus possum poem) photo
July 12, 2013 | Poetry

6 Poems (plus bonus possum poem)

Bill Carty

  Sound for Fishes Swim with a rock clutched between your teeth, apple-like. Have a friend do the same.... more

Five Poems from Radiant Action photo
July 11, 2013 | Poetry

Five Poems from Radiant Action

Matt Hart

Anything worth saying can be rendered / as an aphorism, might itself be an aphorism, / just so you know     My phrase of the moment / is radiant action...

Guest Host photo
July 8, 2013 | Poetry

Guest Host

Diya Chaudhuri

George Strait’s in this poem now, he’s meddling with everything.  He’s reading words with the wrong... more

That Old and Good and Old Timey Good New England Butter photo
July 5, 2013 | Poetry

That Old and Good and Old Timey Good New England Butter

Sean Kilpatrick

  Remember being mammalian in the friar patch? Remember your best reserve for... more

4th of July & Two Poems photo
July 4, 2013 | Poetry

4th of July & Two Poems

Katie Schmid

I turned my head so fast / I mistook the moon / for a firework / and then I wanted // to bark too...

from The Midway Iterations photo
June 27, 2013 | Poetry

from The Midway Iterations

T.A. Noonan

& I am in this seat / doing the yeoman’s work / of relocating, of settling / for Florida’s budburst protocol // when I’d rather be on my back / in Arkansas or Illinois, Alabama...

Two Poems photo
June 20, 2013 | Poetry

Two Poems

JSA Lowe

To brood in a cool bath, / imagined all virginal as when a child, // tangle of one single hair calligraphic against hip...

Three Poems photo
June 13, 2013 | Poetry

Three Poems

Carrie Murphy

All the money is wet & gummy / underneath the brightest pink trees. / They fade to breast cancer color when it rains.

3 Poems photo
June 6, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Casandra Lopez

  Where Bullet Breaks Come– See where Bullet broke Brother, see where I break where we split into before and... more

Love Poem photo
May 31, 2013 | Poetry

Love Poem

Caleb Curtiss

  Saw a dog today on my way to the bar that made me wish we hadn’t put Eileen to sleep, but then it was on to meet... more

3 Poems photo
May 30, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Gabby Bess

Look at me falling in love with fallible bodies.
Look at me performing emotional labor...

3 Poems photo
May 29, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Katharine Rauk

  A Preamble to an Explanation of You It was like I worked in a Popsicle factory but had never tasted the color red. I... more

2 Poems photo
May 28, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Katelyn Kiley

  Sticky Fingers Mick Jagger I want you to pry the top off this maple syrup for me while I flip the pancakes—I... more

3 Poems photo
May 27, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Matthew Savoca

  poem in the morning this farmer's tan is not going to go away all by itself but what can i do about it? go to... more

4 Poems photo
May 24, 2013 | Poetry

4 Poems

Kendra Grant Malone

  After a Late Night Outcall (Creepy Enough to Care) my feet are so warm I shouldn't have worn my felt boots I... more

BLOODJOY 2011 photo
May 23, 2013 | Poetry

BLOODJOY 2011

Daniel Bailey

 to the right of my heart a button ° if you see the button press deeply into me I am shining brilliantly on my way down... more

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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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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Legs Get Led Astray

Chloe Caldwell

FOUR NEW ESSAYS BY CHLOE CALDWELL! Plus the original essays that made you fall in love with Chloe!