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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 trying
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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 matter if the blade<a class="more" href="/web_features/kathy-acker-and-the-cuttlefish">... more</a>

Three Poems photo
October 18, 2012 | Poetry

Three Poems

Joshua Helms


Our legs are stilts. Beyond our ankles
are the blunt ends of crutches. Our feet
are missing. But our hands are<a class="more" href="/web_features/three-poems--3">... more</a>

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.

Endurance Test photo
October 11, 2012 | Poetry

Endurance Test

Kristine Ong Muslim

a split bowl of suns dissolving a table

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

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
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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 Epperson

Swing<a class="more" href="/web_features/baseball-haiku-s">... more</a>

Baseball Haikus photo
April 1, 2008 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Baseball Haikus

A swing and a miss.
And now the lone samurai
Returns to the bench.
        - Ted<a class="more" href="/web_features/baseball-haikus">... more</a>

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 dogs 
souvenir cap 
 in fancy modern<a class="more" href="/web_features/me-and-the-boy-5-18-06">... more</a>

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.