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Two Poems photo
August 15, 2017 | Poetry

Two Poems

Kara Krewer

He’s called the rat king because of the actual rats  that hang from his shoulders like epaulets.

Raft Dress, Refugee photo
August 11, 2017 | Poetry

Raft Dress, Refugee

Barbara Rockman

A garment can withstand swell if the body can withstand laceration

 

Two Poems photo
August 7, 2017 | Poetry

Two Poems

Samantha Guss

(The baptism.)

The first time I had sex
my hymen didn’t break
and you missed your bus

We wrote Mary Karr on
the margin... more

Holiday Hours photo
August 4, 2017 | Poetry

Holiday Hours

BJ Soloy

The president lands to a reception line & it’s all already campaigning again always. The president lands & I already took a shit this morning.

Three Poems photo
August 3, 2017 | Poetry

Three Poems

Frank Montesonti

In this piece, the sculptor will sculpt herself sculpting. 

Three Poems photo
July 24, 2017 | Poetry

Three Poems

Brandon Freels

Lying next to her, I wrote the last chapter of the Bible and surrounded our bed with Doritos.

Two Poems photo
July 20, 2017 | Poetry

Two Poems

Vincent Poturica

through the hole in / your Reeboks I contemplate our future.

Two Poems photo
July 18, 2017 | Poetry

Two Poems

William Ward Butler

Just This Morning

A New Jersey train derails and crushes the station.
I wake slow, make coffee on the other side of the... more

Two Poems photo
July 12, 2017 | Poetry

Two Poems

A.M. O'Malley

I said to the / ceiling fan / I am here / to break / the sadness.

Four Poems photo
July 10, 2017 | Poetry

Four Poems

Joseph Grantham

most of the time / i am / bored and warm

such good photo
July 6, 2017 | Poetry

such good

Chris Barton

such good

I push a cloud out of my head
and stretch my ankle
I move forward like a spherical knife
not actively trying to... more

Three Poems photo
July 3, 2017 | Poetry

Three Poems

Kaleigh Spollen

blm land

this belt of the nation feels equally
bible and rust and sun, where
mute billboards offer us
teeth cleaning for... more

I Am Whole, I Am Whole photo
June 30, 2017 | Poetry

I Am Whole, I Am Whole

Caleb Curtiss

I started watering the houseplants on a regular basis—this

after watching the dead multiply for the years I spent watering... more

Suggestions for Tinder Experiments We Could Conduct Together  photo
June 29, 2017 | Poetry

Suggestions for Tinder Experiments We Could Conduct Together 

Tyler Friend

Let’s create fake accounts and try to seduce each other. 

Three Haiku photo
June 23, 2017 | Poetry

Three Haiku

Rose Schechter

I can almost split your face in two.

THE POEM WHERE DR. PHIL AND I HAVE LUNCH photo
June 19, 2017 | Poetry

THE POEM WHERE DR. PHIL AND I HAVE LUNCH

Katie Darby Mullins

I want him to know that we’re the same.

Trigger Warning photo
June 15, 2017 | Poetry

Trigger Warning

Noah Eli Gordon

It’s not the enormity of the half-eaten doughnut. 

Thinking Errors photo
June 13, 2017 | Poetry

Thinking Errors

J. Bailey Hutchinson

Because I love in the manner of eating I am sure whatever I take from you will pass.

Four Poems photo
June 8, 2017 | Poetry

Four Poems

Jason Phoebe Rusch

As a girl I played with dolls, sang
soprano, wore sparkly eyeshadow from
Claire’s. It never felt good to be called sir.

Secondhand Smoke photo
June 7, 2017 | Poetry

Secondhand Smoke

Martin Ott

The man who bought Hitler’s bed did not have nightmares as a child. 

Four Haiku photo
June 5, 2017 | Poetry

Four Haiku

Maggie Hess

You were the hands

Believeland photo
June 1, 2017 | Poetry

Believeland

Jason Koo

Woke up alone today in my own bed
after a solid sleep for the first time

in over three weeks, feeling strange there,
almost... more

Four Poems photo
May 31, 2017 | Poetry

Four Poems

Lisa Low

I carve horses out of watermelon. I swallow / fish eyes like gum drops. I pray under / neon chandeliers, string chrysanthemum / in my hair. 

Three Poems photo
May 30, 2017 | Poetry

Three Poems

Ruby Brunton

i think i was an onion in a former life / i think you chopped me / lord how high were we last night

Two Poems photo
May 26, 2017 | Poetry

Two Poems

John Bonanni

Remember the word “party line”? It meant that everyone in your town who wanted to could hear exactly what you were saying. How fucked up is that? Wasn’t that great?

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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Dualities

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.