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White Sands photo
December 12, 2016 | Poetry

White Sands

Peter Shippy

After the credits, I vacuum. I vacuum for hours and hours.

Transcendental with Reincarnation photo
December 8, 2016 | Poetry

Transcendental with Reincarnation

Julianne Neely

Transcendental with Reincarnation  I was a bank/ cashier who stole /a five-dollar bill/ I was Laika/ a... more

2 Poems photo
December 7, 2016 | Poetry

2 Poems

Daria Rae

By now you tell me how I feel.
You tell me
what I will do and how I will act.
You do the creating
for me,

Maybe Rome Grew Tired photo
December 6, 2016 | Poetry

Maybe Rome Grew Tired

Tyler Atwood

I can't in good conscience watch a sixteenth season of Big Brother.

Four Poems photo
December 2, 2016 | Poetry

Four Poems

Carly Schweppe

What if you spent a morning pulling scallions from the soil and washing beets in a metal sink?

Three Poems photo
November 30, 2016 | Poetry

Three Poems

Karl Schroeder

I'm going to abandon everything / after this poem 

Comeuppance for the Good Old Boys at the El Club Scorpion photo
November 29, 2016 | Poetry

Comeuppance for the Good Old Boys at the El Club Scorpion

John Patrick McShea

Had a dream he was chained to a mountain while a buzzard ate his liver.

Election photo
November 28, 2016 | Poetry

Election

Elizabeth Ellen

“I’m just excited that my first time voting in a presidential election was for a woman,” my daughter said

“yeah,” I said

“that’s so exciting,” I said

Balkanization photo
November 28, 2016 | Poetry

Balkanization

William Repass

What dispossessed me sat erect beside the checked quilt in fishnets.

Three Poems photo
November 25, 2016 | Poetry

Three Poems

Sara Biggs Chaney

& no I'm still not thirsty / although i find myself / thinking too frequently / about jagerbombs

Echidna Speed Dating photo
November 23, 2016 | Poetry

Echidna Speed Dating

Yael Massen

I got my dad’s big nose and people make fun of me for it.

Five Poems photo
November 22, 2016 | Poetry

Five Poems

Davy Knittle

[victory lobe]    tiny towns or a dog could keep me pleased   for six months, then I’d wear felt... more

Solomon in the Dark photo
November 21, 2016 | Poetry

Solomon in the Dark

Elijah Matthew Tubbs

Because anytime is the right time for a haiku.

Odyssey photo
November 18, 2016 | Poetry

Odyssey

Demond Blake

I usually distance myself from someone after i’m physical with them.

Understand, I Wasn't Always This Way photo
November 14, 2016 | Poetry

Understand, I Wasn't Always This Way

Taylor Collier

Understand, neurotic perfectionists are mostly calculated

Mall of America photo
November 11, 2016 | Poetry

Mall of America

Francesca Kritikos

 
 
I Got So Good photo
November 9, 2016 | Poetry

I Got So Good

Adam Tedesco

thinking about how all of it started

thinking about how the poems ends

Two Poems photo
November 7, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Katrin Tschirgi

Once, at the watering hole, a man with a knit-closed eye

kissed me until I spat up a silver coin.

Self-Portrait as Four Small Test Tubes photo
November 3, 2016 | Poetry

Self-Portrait as Four Small Test Tubes

Jesse Steinmetz

four small test tubes.

Two Poems photo
November 1, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Claire Gordon

Your face, my light. What terrible things I’d do for it. 

Clowns Weren't Creepy in 1921 photo
October 31, 2016 | Poetry

Clowns Weren't Creepy in 1921

Rolf Potts

But life was good for clowns back then

Two Poems photo
October 28, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Aubrey Ryan

Trump & A Syllabus of Goals To gift you the stink of goats. To gift you bright whey. To neon-bright your mouth with... more

Two Poems photo
October 26, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Lucy Wainger

Portrait, with Negative Space Running faucet, orange light hollow as a pill bottle, images submerged in a bath of chemicals,... more

Five Poems photo
October 24, 2016 | Poetry

Five Poems

Katie Mertz

Tiny Evolutions okay so let’s talk about the exes we mythologize for the wrong reasons   like leave a... more

Two Poems photo
October 21, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Daniel Bailey

MONUMENT YOU SPECIFY IN YOUR LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT “BURY ME WHERE I STAND” SO THEY REMOVE A CHUNK OF TILES FROM THE... more

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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!