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Three Poems photo
April 20, 2017 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Three Poems

David Byron Queen

How fucking weird is the knuckle ball?

Nineteen Eighty-Four: After Charles Simic photo
April 19, 2017 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Nineteen Eighty-Four: After Charles Simic

Kyle Bilinski

That was the year Dave Kingman’s pop fly never came down at the Metrodome Nineteen players were... more

Baseball Game in a Small Southern Town photo
April 18, 2017 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Baseball Game in a Small Southern Town

M. A. Istvan Jr.

Before the nasty glances, which I sense to be for me, I shake my downcast head, grin in disappointment, and mutter “Damn.”

Another evening down at the ballpark photo
April 17, 2017 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Another evening down at the ballpark

Scott Ray

While waiting in my car outside your house I counted thirteen wrinkled ticket stubs I’d tucked inside the glovebox after games
to serve as some reminder of the season so far.

Baseball is a Reason photo
April 13, 2017 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Baseball is a Reason

Thomas Locicero

Baseball is, if nothing else, a reason, and so it is everything:

Ron Blomberg photo
April 11, 2017 | Poetry, BASEBALL

Ron Blomberg

Chris Haven

Don’t blame Ron Blomberg.

Randy Bass photo
April 6, 2017 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Randy Bass

Brian Robert Flynn

I’m thankful for the throwaways. Like the time the Bears lost in extra innings. Randy Bass, pre-Hanshin Tigers Randy Bass, had... more

Two Poems Poorly Translated On Baseball During Wartime photo
April 5, 2017 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Two Poems Poorly Translated On Baseball During Wartime

Shane Kowalski

Then something funny happened / after months of imprisonment, / handled like/ animals, less than/ animals, / they started playing baseball.

Two Poems photo
March 27, 2017 | Poetry

Two Poems

Christen Noel

In hopes of rain, we laid our bodies south 

Four Poems photo
March 23, 2017 | Poetry

Four Poems

Russell Brakefield

Driving, we saw a shepherd swollen to the shoulder and I told her it was a deer. 

Two Poems photo
March 22, 2017 | Poetry

Two Poems

Rosebud Ben-Oni

Signals When dead whales wash up on your shores, it's not your insult to heaven, nor your fifteen-      ... more

Two poems photo
March 20, 2017 | Poetry

Two poems

Emily Pinkerton

That night in April. / That other night in April. 

Three Poems photo
March 17, 2017 | Poetry

Three Poems

Brandi Kalicki

soliciting chimps / in the shit cage

Dear Editor: poems photo
March 14, 2017 | Poetry

Dear Editor: poems

Wheeler Light

Dear Editor,         or         Owl Attached... more

Three Poems photo
March 9, 2017 | Poetry

Three Poems

Patrick Kindig

& spread / my arms out / like a giant squid

Three Poems photo
March 6, 2017 | Poetry

Three Poems

Erika Jo Brown

I want to be a zygote again. / I want to be a dumb plant.

Take That, Linnaeus photo
February 27, 2017 | Poetry

Take That, Linnaeus

Candice Kelsey

When clearly it could be a mommy or even a child for that matter.

Hallway photo
February 22, 2017 | Poetry

Hallway

Sarah Fuss Kessler

My god, I remember how badly I wanted her to see.

Four Poems photo
February 15, 2017 | Poetry

Four Poems

Laura Jean Moore

How To Be an Acclaimed Poet in America

Two Poems photo
February 10, 2017 | Poetry

Two Poems

Taneum Bambrick

I never saw them but I knew people shot our outhouses.

Once, on a full moon, I started sobbing photo
February 1, 2017 | Poetry

Once, on a full moon, I started sobbing

E Yeon Chang

I have watched too much reality TV about Kimye and teen mothers. This is why I cannot explain April like a normal person.

Today photo
January 30, 2017 | Poetry

Today

Isaac Pickell

you wore a shirt with balloons on it, drank whiskey, stood in front of a mirror, had violent ideation

Two Poems photo
January 27, 2017 | Poetry

Two Poems

Anika Prakash

She says she had a dream about bodies packed together, blue & bruised & left to bleed. 

if i die bury me at the ymca photo
January 25, 2017 | Poetry

if i die bury me at the ymca

Angie Sijun Lou

every day i go to the ymca & think about
my problems. 

Two Poems photo
January 24, 2017 | Poetry

Two Poems

Alison Stine

if I could re-wire myself I would
start again a blank heart with no pictures

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!