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3 Poems photo
April 3, 2020 | BASEBALL, Poetry

3 Poems

Devin Kelly

​I knew a man, older, who was afraid to cry.

2 poems photo
April 2, 2020 | BASEBALL, Poetry

2 poems

Steve Cushman

I was 11 and my buddy, Dennis, and I
kept hounding Coach Phillips for some chew

Dear Amma / Mai / Ma / Aayi / the tune of my breath in anguish photo
March 30, 2020 | Poetry

Dear Amma / Mai / Ma / Aayi / the tune of my breath in anguish

Meher Manda

 

Even if it is addressed to you, this is a letter for me. If it were truly a letter for you,... more

Bipolar Type II photo
March 27, 2020 | Poetry

Bipolar Type II

Geramee Hensley

Depression, like any beast, digests
only what is edible. 

To make your joy indigestible,
follow closely these steps:

Learn... more

Elegy for Bubblegum photo
March 26, 2020 | Poetry

Elegy for Bubblegum

Zakiya Cowan

My father inhales smoke from a lone Marlboro,
            shadowed against a sun colored like dead autumn leaves.
He gently... more

If Tomorrow Never Comes, Lunch is the Entire Future photo
March 25, 2020 | Poetry

If Tomorrow Never Comes, Lunch is the Entire Future

Madeleine Wattenberg

The year is 2019 and all our conversations are now about water. Even the conversations not about... more

Five Poems  photo
March 24, 2020 | Poetry

Five Poems 

Chen Chen

A Queer Translates Rilke

I long to know his self-described “epic head”
with my eyes closed. But... more

TWO POEMS photo
March 19, 2020 | Poetry

TWO POEMS

Cristina Correa

 

Color Study, or Ode to Discomfort

 

It was never safe for us—
always beneath the eye is... more

pete wentz came to me in a dream and told me to title this poem like a mid 00s fall out boy song photo
March 16, 2020 | Poetry

pete wentz came to me in a dream and told me to title this poem like a mid 00s fall out boy song

Rory Green

i trapped pete wentz
in a pastoral landscape

 

Hoop Dreams photo
March 12, 2020 | Poetry

Hoop Dreams

Josh Lefkowitz

Every car passing by might house a backseat scout

Brent’s Deli photo
March 11, 2020 | Poetry

Brent’s Deli

Jeremy Radin

 

Were this place to close, or burn, or fall, in an earthquake, down.
Were it to flood or be bulldozed to make way for the gray... more

HOLD ME OVER THIS BOILING CAULDRON BUT PLEASE DON’T DROP ME IN photo
March 9, 2020 | Poetry

HOLD ME OVER THIS BOILING CAULDRON BUT PLEASE DON’T DROP ME IN

Kimberly Ann Southwick

I dreamed my brother gave his dog to a friend in New York
who could better care for... more

Two poems photo
February 28, 2020 | Poetry

Two poems

Koss

You, Drawing

Urgent and hawkish, 
savage man strokes
skirr from your pen;
determined bold... more

two poems photo
February 26, 2020 | Poetry

two poems

Clair Dunlap

Silver Dollar

i toss humpback salmon from my thumb like silver dollars, listen for the splash of them... more

Two poems photo
February 24, 2020 | Poetry

Two poems

Alison Miller

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Wedding

1.    The bride was beautiful. 

2.    The bride was... more

two poems photo
February 21, 2020 | Poetry

two poems

Lucy Rosenthal

Power Lines

Spring was coming to its sap-sticky end when
you were telling me something about how... more

THREE POEMS photo
February 19, 2020 | Poetry

THREE POEMS

Savannah DiGregorio

swang

at night i sleep next to you, your skin balmy course. like grinded down sweetgum made smooth... more

three poems photo
February 17, 2020 | Poetry

three poems

Abigail Stallings

EMOTION CASINO

welcome to your life 
your face changes as you watch
outside the frame
among the... more

Textual joy photo
February 13, 2020 | Poetry

Textual joy

Stevie Belchak

I render a coin

for something 

I forgot

the sky 

scratching itself 

into decency

when I

wake up 

always... more

Two poems photo
February 11, 2020 | Poetry

Two poems

Mag Gabbert

Rhinoceros 

          I don’t recommend mistaking everything for love but it’s been interesting 
   ... more

Two Poems photo
February 7, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Alex Gallagher

take a lemon

the world feels less and less familiar most days
sometimes it is difficult to identify... more

sorry for taking photo
February 5, 2020 | Poetry

sorry for taking

Patrycja Humienik

so long to call back 
the first time the phone 
rang i was beneath a 
bridge when you rang 
again the roar of cars and 
cargo... more

Two poems photo
February 3, 2020 | Poetry

Two poems

Zoe Mays

This Year

I’m assured the last renters buried nothing but their dog back here. 

I’ve begun to... more

I Would Be a Better Woman If I Were Dumber or Nicer photo
January 29, 2020 | Poetry

I Would Be a Better Woman If I Were Dumber or Nicer

Carrie Murphy

People are always saying...

Go Big or Go Home photo
January 27, 2020 | Poetry

Go Big or Go Home

Michael Meyerhofer

Here come the ones who chose / the second option...

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