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3 Poems photo
February 7, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Matthew Mahaney

Fishhooks the size of anchors have started falling from the sky. It’s happening two or three times a week...

Two Poems photo
January 31, 2013 | Poetry

Two Poems

Christina Olson

She can pack what remains of the pancreas like a Tetris pro. But at night she dreams of Lily.

I Am Sorry to Piss You Off, Wendell Berry photo
December 21, 2012 | Poetry

I Am Sorry to Piss You Off, Wendell Berry

David Wright

I got off, one night, at the exit to pee, / but was afraid to enter the shop. Afraid / of the porn, I parked behind the shaft

Two Poems photo
December 13, 2012 | Poetry

Two Poems

Rob Kenagy

flowering and husking in the cornfield. Blooming / and ripping ourselves open. Surprising even our kin.

2 Poems photo
December 5, 2012 | Poetry

2 Poems

Elisa Gabbert & Kathleen Rooney

When talking dirty, be sure to use action words and nouns that cause pictures inside people’s heads. End with an image and don't explain. 

 
4 Jeff Bridges poems photo
November 30, 2012 | Poetry

Jeff Bridges poems

Donora Hillard

  You tell Jeff Bridges you fear your dying breath will be just like the whimper you make when... more

Two Poems photo
November 28, 2012 | Poetry

Two Poems

Katie Jean Shinkle

tell me, what are we looking for, don’t die right now

Three Poems photo
November 20, 2012 | Poetry

Three Poems

Chris Mink

Because sharks mate / by just passing for a moment / before separating forever and / because his dog died...

Two Poems photo
November 15, 2012 | Poetry

Two Poems

Katie Schmid

its dreams are a whetstone // it sharpens itself all night long.

Four Poems photo
November 8, 2012 | Poetry

Four Poems

Matthew Gavin Frank

At a certain point, / no sex becomes a little Branch Davidian

Kathy Acker and the Cuttlefish photo
October 25, 2012 | Poetry

Kathy Acker and the Cuttlefish

Emma Sovich

Kathy Acker was sick of shaving her legs.  Every time she shaved them she cut herself.  It didn’t... more

Three Poems photo
October 18, 2012 | Poetry

Three Poems

Joshua Helms

DREAM Our legs are stilts. Beyond our ankles are the blunt ends of crutches. Our feet are missing. But our hands are... more

with dogs in my heart photo
October 18, 2012 | Poetry

with dogs in my heart

Peter Berghoef

I am talking about the one with the monkey paw clutched against her breast. I have no illusions about the others. We can make this work.

In the absence of wings photo
October 11, 2012 | Poetry

In the absence of wings

Helen Vitoria

One girl watches the boys make a bomb of birds

Endurance Test photo
October 11, 2012 | Poetry

Endurance Test

Kristine Ong Muslim

a split bowl of suns dissolving a table

Three Poems photo
October 3, 2012 | Poetry

Three Poems

Sasha Fletcher

There was a thunderstorm
but nobody wanted it. It just sat there...

Two Poems photo
September 27, 2012 | Poetry

Two Poems

Ben Clark & Colin Winnette

No people are my people. I am without a means of saving anyone.

Three Poems photo
September 19, 2012 | Poetry

Three Poems

Peter Berghoef

put the skull on your mouth / in a dry place / where they died

Two Poems photo
September 13, 2012 | Poetry

Two Poems

Caleb Curtiss

John had just broken up with his girlfriend for the second to last time before she’d left him for good (moved out to Indiana, got married, had a kid…)

The Eric Chavez Sonnets photo
April 1, 2009 | BASEBALL, Poetry

The Eric Chavez Sonnets

Jesse Morse

September 9, 2007 Add incandescent dedication to six gold gloves and get a damaged biceps tendon, a bad back and a... more

Baseball Haiku(s)! photo
April 1, 2009 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Baseball Haiku(s)!

coach wont stop yelling "watch the signs from the bench coach!" but i hate bunting - Brad... more

Baseball Haikus photo
April 1, 2008 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Baseball Haikus

A swing and a miss. And now the lone samurai Returns to the bench.      ... more

Me and the Boy 5-18-06 photo
April 1, 2007 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Me and the Boy 5-18-06

F. John Sharp

Night game   raining on and off   seats in right field   peanuts, nachos, hot... more

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