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Three Poems photo
October 12, 2016 | Poetry

Three Poems

Tyler Kline

Dear Katie The movie we watched the night you told me you were leaving your husband for a girl with skin rough as a... more

Four Poems photo
October 10, 2016 | Poetry

Four Poems

Christine Gosnay

Being There Describing my body is easy because I do not know what it looks like. From above, I imagine my face when it... more

Two Poems photo
October 7, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Bud Smith

Red Teeth Left work early to meet delivery peeps at my building. 100 weeks ago we ordered a couch. Tell ya, I've never seen... more

Two Poems photo
October 5, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Jackson Burgess

Outside I keep finding myself loitering in the snow, watching strangers clink their glasses through the window's frosted... more

Five Poems photo
October 3, 2016 | Poetry

Five Poems

Elizabeth Cantwell

How Come No One On Twitter Is Talking About This The eye   a camera humming across the top of the earth :... more

Two Poems photo
September 23, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Christina Svenson

i can tell what age he lost his virginity

Jacaranda photo
September 23, 2016 | Poetry

Jacaranda

Ashley Opheim

I’m just going to give up on these capitalist dreams and buy my self some land and a goat. 

Two Poems photo
September 22, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Emily Corwin

just ugly things I don’t want to look at.

Leonard/Fergus/Clemenza/Herbert/ Barzini/Lord Baltimore (noun) photo
September 21, 2016 | Poetry

Leonard/Fergus/Clemenza/Herbert/ Barzini/Lord Baltimore (noun)

Sarah Destin

You mean to say, “hello” or “good morning,” but you know that, between us, that would be strangely inappropriate before our morning cup of coffee

Apocalyptic photo
September 20, 2016 | Poetry

Apocalyptic

AM Ringwalt

Nest of resin and surf wax among blood

Three Poems photo
September 19, 2016 | Poetry

Three Poems

William Torrey

“You’re damned if you do and damned if you won’t”

Five Poems photo
September 16, 2016 | Poetry

Five Poems

Yuan Changming

The ferry man asked, Where is its mom? I am his mother!

Two Poems photo
September 15, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Jennifer A. Howard

Flat Stanley says let’s live in houses with long hallways to private rooms and a big communal kitchen, fridges stocked with cheeses and sweets

If I Had to Lick Wounds photo
September 13, 2016 | Poetry

If I Had to Lick Wounds

Parisa Thepmankorn

I am a hoarder trying to salvage pieces.

The Agency of the Universe and Everything In It photo
September 8, 2016 | Poetry

The Agency of the Universe and Everything In It

Geoff Bouvier

I put on underpants and pants and socks and shirts in the same sequence every day

 
Two Poems photo
September 7, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Mikko Harvey

When he sees me seeing him, he starts to cry.

Two Poems photo
September 6, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Jacob Bennett

Do you think

you’ll be around for dinner tonight?

Susan’s making shepherd’s pie.

Place Time photo
September 2, 2016 | Poetry

Place Time

Christos Kalli

In theory, Hell in winter must be great.

Two Poems photo
August 26, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Michael Wasson

a glass/ bottle containing/ the letter I/ wrote: it starts/ with the birthday/ of your first/ born

Five Poems photo
August 25, 2016 | Poetry

Five Poems

Kylan Rice

I’d’ve led him by the wrist. Still but blinding four pm/ back home blazed against the glass.

Two Poems photo
August 24, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Kate Monica

II. 
A girl and a girl are in love or planning to be.

Three Poems photo
August 19, 2016 | Poetry

Three Poems

Sayuri Ayers

Under haze of junior-prom fog machines,
       my cells pulsed with
              non-senescence

The City of Subdued Excitement Endures Mercury in Retrograde photo
August 18, 2016 | Poetry

The City of Subdued Excitement Endures Mercury in Retrograde

Kat Finch

Your hand had never fully formed, a shadow made of lint & oil. Decades pass, divination is still predicated on how long a candle lasts, how long tea sits in a cup. Coffee? I never touch the stuff.

Runnin' With the Devil photo
August 12, 2016 | Poetry

Runnin' With the Devil

W. Todd Kaneko

The last words you will hear in this world/ will be a lie, but when you’re high, you never/ consider how scary Paradise can be/ to snakes

Pin the Tail on the Predator photo
August 11, 2016 | Poetry

Pin the Tail on the Predator

Stevie Edwards

here were girls who sank/ a thousand leagues beneath his hips/ and never bobbed back for air. I came ashore/ in a body of my own, crooked gate/ and piano fingers

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.