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February 12, 2015 | Poetry

2 Poems

Grant Gerald Miller

Space Suit

I fell asleep in my space suit again. I know this is out of hand, but the moon is getting a bad name, and there are men out there who need me to be an example of how to treat the

February 5, 2015 | Poetry

Emails From Beatriz

found text remixed by Rolf Potts


When I was a kid I believed
in good old-fashioned animistic
souls coming out of the grass
and the sky and the rocks. 

I loved walking
in Las Rocas de Santo Domingo
and seeing

January 30, 2015 | Poetry

Shia LaBeouf Interview Erasure Poems

Erin Dorney

I Have

I have a
wet mouth
in this pink

I still have that.

you think we’re in love?

Don’t you
with me.

You’re trying.
But at this

January 29, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Margaret Emma Brandl

15 October

The daytime moon is halved in a bright blue sky and a confusion of birds flows together and apart again over the English/Philosophy building, evading a hawk—this is the feast day of

January 28, 2015 | Poetry

3 Love Poems

J. Bradley

Ask her to aim her index fingers.
at you. Aim yours.

January 27, 2015 | Poetry

Moon card

Mary Catherine Kinniburgh


When the moon card is reversed in the tarot, it means you'll be waiting for a long time to clarify the question you need to ask.

Your question will form like a hydrangea blossom and

January 26, 2015 | Poetry

That night

Benjamin Schmitt



Standing in the pieces of a broken guitar
I screamed at the summer for sleeping around
breaking my heart with the rising
in those days I drank wine from the bottle

January 23, 2015 | Poetry

Something Other Than a Button

Nathan Kemp


I remember
the first time

I saw a foreign
cherry. I blushed

a little armpit.
I saw how a cherry,

in it's candied boredom,
could stain.

The other not truth.

January 22, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Sarah Françoise


Nest #1

Of fine black roots
and the space between two classes
of water chutes.

Of crevices
in the folds of the native maize
sowed for kisses.

Of a blue haze
to guide

January 21, 2015 | Poetry

A Flower is an Example of Something I Would Like if I Could Slow Down

Fawn Parker


I had the milk from a dandelion all over my hands once in the sun and in the cracks of my palms and it was getting on my lunch, I kept thinking.

Once my mother painted my fingernails

January 20, 2015 | Poetry

Noah and the Whale's Underrated Second Album

JDA Winslow

feeling in pain
both emotional and physical
I head into the light.

In the park
wholesome children play
their healthiness
last night's
relative sordidness
into sharp

January 15, 2015 | Poetry

Showing Results For Warren Oates

Philip Tinkler


The barista is so pretty
my girlfriend would be
disappointed if I didn't
cheat with her.





January 14, 2015 | Poetry

Three Poems

Cassandra Nguyen

Modern Conveniences 2012 - 2014

There were moments when I forgot about the dog
Whining and shivering, like a toddler in its playpen
Her instinctual nature, A visceral outward cry


January 13, 2015 | Poetry

Unusual Box Jellyfish Have Human-Like Eyes

Adam Prince


In human beings, the wink is known to convey one of four emotions:
           Sexual invitation
           False sexual invitation,
           Nonsexual expression of friendliness

January 8, 2015 | Poetry

Four Poems

Sara McGrath



my look tonight is Asking For It
a tight vibe is U Can't Have This
I only wanna be in VIP lines & get compliments
god grant me the grace to maintain my

January 7, 2015 | Poetry

from Two Teenagers

John Colasacco


Two teenagers finish the last apple in the house and then wait for something to say.

"I'm thirsty now," one says.

The other unseals a new milk carton from the fridge.

They both

January 5, 2015 | Poetry

Five Hundred and Ninety Miles of Hair

Frank Montesonti


A little nervous after my 70,000th cup of coffee this lifetime
I was wary of forty-three year olds
(statistically, murderers are on average 7.5 years older than their victims)


January 2, 2015 | Poetry

I Remember When I Met U, Baby

Adrian Matejka

That’s / when the purple doors open into steamy / bathtub of surprise. That’s when there’s / an impossibly-deep Prince breath & then—

December 23, 2014 | Poetry

Two Poems

Brian Beatty

I keep waiting for them to say / something the least bit unfamiliar.

December 22, 2014 | Poetry

Two Poems

Patricia Colleen Murphy

How was I supposed to know / what to do about every pimply boy wanting to stick his / dick in my mouth?

December 17, 2014 | Poetry

Three Poems

William Stobb

By living according to core values, we can carry on daily tasks with conviction. Conserve fossil fuels. Avoid the plastic cycle. Too much looking around can lead to paralysis due to the inevitable sense of unfathomable vastness that makes consciousness feel like an infinitesimal quirk.

December 10, 2014 | Poetry

Two Poems

Britt Melewski

I tried to balance things with prescriptions; I tried some more.

December 4, 2014 | Poetry

Two Pokémon: Bulbasaur & Eevee

Colette Arrand

“An extremely rare Pokémon that may evolve in a number of different ways depending on stimuli.” – Pokémon FireRed

December 1, 2014 | Poetry

Yeah so I’m a turkey so what    

Stowell Watters

I’m a symbol of an America newly forged and I live with like 1000 other turkeys in a yard Who gives a shit

November 28, 2014 | Poetry


Laura Theobald

from what my hair says about you

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