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Explaining An Affinity for R.A. Dickey photo
April 18, 2013 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Explaining An Affinity for R.A. Dickey

Lauri Anderson Alford

              after A.E. Stallings That his fingernails are... more

Chicago Cubs Sestina photo
April 11, 2013 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Chicago Cubs Sestina

Kelly Luce

"Do they still play the blues in Chicago / when baseball season rolls around?" — Steve Goodman, "A... more

3 Poems photo
March 13, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Bryan Miller

Except for the first single-celled organism
preposterously long ago, firecracker snapped
from a vast nothing, the earth is mulch & rot.

Menagerie photo
March 7, 2013 | Poetry

Menagerie

Christina Stephens

If I were a room,
I would be transparent.

2 Poems photo
February 27, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Sean Karns

  Happy Birthday    You push your bike on the worn pathway into the bushes. You enter my apartment with... more

Three Poems photo
February 20, 2013 | Poetry

Three Poems

Hannah Stephenson

Self-portrait as fogged up car. / Self-portrait as Home Depot // parking lot at 3 AM, no cars, / no people. Self-portrait with // grocery cart with someone else’s / left behind list.

Two Short Pieces photo
February 13, 2013 | Poetry

Two Short Pieces

Anne Germanacos

Looking for the right angle He poo-poo’s my relationship to nature, even when I tell him about touching the dead... more

Dear Money Shot photo
February 12, 2013 | Poetry

Dear Money Shot

Steve Davenport

It’s the new plan, Shooter.  Poetry for broken systems.  Insurance rider attached. 

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.

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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!