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Batter's Box Picture photo
April 26, 2017 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Batter's Box Picture

Josh Kalscheur

Me at my most beautiful. Me locked in. Me sacrifice stance.

Off The Diamond photo
April 21, 2017 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Off The Diamond

Zebulon Huset

He could say from experience

that Babe Ruth was an asshole,

but he never said it on the field.

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 ejected... 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 committed... 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-

        foot song... 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 are poems in which I spin my head three hundred sixty degrees attempting to stare... 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. 

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.