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Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Culver’s photo
June 21, 2018 | Poetry

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Culver’s

Danny Caine

We’ve never lived in Culver’s territory and it still doesn’t

feel like we do. I mean, it’s at 33rd and Iowa and our place
is at 9th and Indiana. That’s like a 15-minute drive.

Three Poems photo
June 20, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Tom Kelly

With the bobby pin I’ve kept beneath my tongue all morning, / my fingers spring the lock to my parent’s bedroom // where mom’s cherry lipstick glows beneath a seashell lamp. 

Five Poems photo
June 18, 2018 | Poetry

Five Poems

Christina Beasley

I am hairpin volcanoes and ugly seahorses. / A rejected and quaking paradise. A pile of aged-rafter / forearms. I am not a house, but a chaos of candy bones.  

Three Poems photo
June 14, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Alyssandra Tobin

New Jersey as land of claws & fangs & deep fields of grass that stumble onto the side of the highway // New Jersey as fields of soft dirty ice // New Jersey as blondhairblueeyes slapping you in the face at lunch in the cafeteria in front of all your friends

Five Poems photo
June 12, 2018 | Poetry

Five Poems

Chris Hayes

I’ve mooned away my marriage, / grounded it, ripped the fuselage / in two, or is the better metaphor
to say I heard the countdown go / from ten to zero and didn’t even / try to stop my wife from breaking / the gravity of disaster planet me?

Three Poems photo
June 8, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Laura Passin

Some of space is made of diamond. / Some, of booze.

Four Poems photo
June 6, 2018 | Poetry

Four Poems

Su Cho

Field Notes in Haiku

I hear a giant
lives in a stardew valley
I follow the signs:

a knot... more

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen photo
May 31, 2018 | Poetry

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen

Danny Caine

In this plastic bayou we’re not customers,
we’re guests. POPEYES GUEST 138,
YOUR ORDER IS READY. Guests, yes,
but also numbers—we’re not in Panera

2 Poems photo
May 30, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Zoe Brezsny

you know me like an artifact

Serial Poem: Meimei photo
May 29, 2018 | Poetry

Serial Poem: Meimei

Kristin Chang

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[meimei’s a meatness sis slug of blood boat the body tiger the teeth selfie tongue selfie chintilt selfie lilt her lily pucker... more

3 Poems photo
May 28, 2018 | Poetry

3 Poems

gin hart

chew on that witya brainteeth!

a pin so we know photo
May 25, 2018 | Poetry

a pin so we know

Kalliopi Mathios

mother moon stop calling me

2 Poems photo
May 24, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Jessica Lieberman

Dogwood 

I knew the blossoms. I caught 
them all. My mother
won’t let me forget this.  
But really,... more

2 Poems photo
May 23, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

C.M. Keehl

 between what is love and what is fixation of 

White Lies photo
May 22, 2018 | Poetry

White Lies

Andrey Gritsman

I live my life by white lies.
And poetry is white lies.
Second language is white lies too.
As well as the first.
But language is the... more

2 Poems photo
May 21, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Aja Moore

I engrave myself into the floor

3 Poems photo
May 18, 2018 | Poetry

3 Poems

Emily J. Cousins

what a creature I would make of myself if I were able
to be known to be close to anything to be grounded

6 Poems photo
May 17, 2018 | Poetry

6 Poems

Brian Alan Ellis

as always, my resolution

is to get a Guns N’ Roses tattoo

FAQ photo
May 17, 2018 | Poetry

FAQ

Zoe Walsh

//
i wish i
                    can fly
                    was in dixie
                    could quit
                    was on vacation
 ... more

Glass Cannon photo
May 16, 2018 | Poetry

Glass Cannon

Madge Maril

I told you to stay right there and not move

Three Poems photo
May 14, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Clair Dunlap

Ten Thousand Lackluster Lakes

people always say, “i hear it rains a lot
over there,” as if nothing... more

2 Poems photo
May 11, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Sarah Vandervennet

LONG DISTANCE CUNNILINGUS 

hi near stranger 
I want to impale 
myself on you

you little... more

Four Poems photo
May 10, 2018 | Poetry

Four Poems

Nadia de Vries

I know god is real because persimmons exist.

Asleep in the National Museum  photo
May 8, 2018 | Poetry

Asleep in the National Museum 

Connor Messinger

He paints using the ashes of the towers in his watercolors.

2 Poems photo
May 2, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Faith Arkorful

i mean, i was black before too.

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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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

Saul Stories is a linked collection that explores the relationships between a forty-year-old female artist, her teenaged daughter, and her daughter's friends. With ferocious realism, the book interrogates how children of differing classes and races are treated in the U.S., and the salacious and skeptical ways the current culture views cross-generational friendships. But most potently—in narratives taking place in Denny's and movie theatres and living rooms and cars—Saul Stories wonders what it means to be a woman and an artist and a mother, all at once.