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A Poem That Takes Place on September 26th photo
April 19, 2021 | BASEBALL, Poetry

A Poem That Takes Place on September 26th

Hattie Jean Hayes

My legs on yours, in the stadium lights,
I have only just learned your name.
You point, across the outfield,
at the worst fight we will ever have.

I can barely make it out in the crowd

Shift photo
April 15, 2021 | BASEBALL, Poetry


Sandra Marchetti

It was the first walk I’ve taken
through the neighborhood
so late in summer without
listening to a ballgame.

Those voices from Toronto,
Cincinnati, L.A.—the waves
of crowd noise

The last time I saw Aunt Priscilla photo
April 5, 2021 | BASEBALL, Poetry

The last time I saw Aunt Priscilla

Ellen Stone

She was cursing at her TV. A Red Sox game was on. She was yelling at David Price, newly acquired from the Detroit Tigers. Price was behind in the count. I wanted to tell her that David Price was a

The Widow on Opening Day photo
April 2, 2021 | BASEBALL, Poetry

The Widow on Opening Day

Brendan J. O'Brien

From the couch corner where 
his ass has crafted a killer dent
for the better part of a week,
my father begins shouting insane cuss words
at no one in particular – 
titty fucker bang bang, cunty

3 Poems photo
April 1, 2021 | BASEBALL, Poetry

3 Poems

Devin Kelly


“[the term] tools of ignorance...was meant to be ironic, contrasting the intelligence needed by a catcher to handle the duties of the position with the foolishness needed to play

Two Poems photo
March 31, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Rebecca Zweig

The Festival of Convictions

5781     not moved to ceremony but moved
by the ground rejecting this nonsense   windows etc.
this very hill’s lack of integrity and possibly imminent dying

An absorbed sound photo
March 30, 2021 | Poetry

An absorbed sound

Lyd Havens

An absorbed sound

There was the night where the snow was quieter than usual
& your car wouldn’t start, so we stood under concrete

steeples to wait for the tow truck until your last hand

Four Poems photo
March 29, 2021 | Poetry

Four Poems

Raegan Bird

Times the Dog Looks for God

Sun is too hot
Sun is too cold
Fire alarm


Balsamic Moon

Lightning in remembered spaces
going dormant
Shade avoidance and dashboard doubles



Four Poems photo
March 26, 2021 | Poetry

Four Poems

Coco Fitterman

la tienda, or, the earth, fertile with nettles and

vegetables, bringing forth these meager

cypresses, this black damp that stains the



words fall off the curl of nothing


Three Poems photo
March 24, 2021 | Poetry

Three Poems

Jenna Jaco

don’t answer that

another quar poem

in the sixth month
i want to play skee ball
and put it in my mouth after.
i don’t know if my mouth
is big enough. it’s been so long.
which is bigger, the

Two Poems  photo
March 22, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Moriana Delgado

All blue awnings

man stands for myriad of anonymous nouns
something like far off voice
presumably an empty mountain becoming his own
invention, able to stand by itself (i.e. come where I am)

Four Poems photo
March 19, 2021 | Poetry

Four Poems

Mary Rose Manspeaker

10,000 Whale Facts

Fact one: the whale loves you. Male whales sing to solve their loneliness,
some twenty-minute songs. You can hear their serenade from miles
away. Shall we be dragged to the

hints on health photo
March 17, 2021 | Poetry

hints on health

Sofia Banzhaf

hints on health

you touched my skin
in the crowded afternoon
my blood like a bloom
warm and erected

our bodies are useless
in winter
my need for excess
diminishes to the pursuit
of damp

sadness dies badly like a waiting room plant photo
March 15, 2021 | Poetry

sadness dies badly like a waiting room plant

Chelsea Tadeyeske

sadness dies badly like a waiting room plant

every body is mostly water
and will still only sink or float

it’s so maddening
it takes me two hours to finish
an apple

sometimes the human in

Five Poems photo
March 11, 2021 | Poetry

Five Poems

Sophie Weil

crazy horse

half full heavy
whipping cream in their drywall construct
see me mob hammer ?
smack dab middle of july
i ask and clam up

that thunder is new to me
racking up the bill

Britney's People photo
March 9, 2021 | Poetry

Britney's People

Lu Chekowsky

Britney’s People

Britney is a crystal swan born from a cave where they manufacture crystal swans. Britney’s People are her protectors. No people are as important as Britney’s People because it is

my mother is a GODDESS photo
March 5, 2021 | Poetry

my mother is a GODDESS

grace (ge) gilbert

My mother is a GODDESS

frick park @ night
the stag runs away from me
chooses instead the busy thoroughfare
lesser of two evils i guess
smoking the disfigured joint
Margaret rolled me i wrap

Four Poems  photo
March 3, 2021 | Poetry

Four Poems 

McKenzie Toma


I never lost what I had out of eye    the piano minded surplus or acheless weather    what ever the
          night still oily with a personality is          there is no sense         

Three Poems photo
March 1, 2021 | Poetry

Three Poems

Sadie Dupuis


Dream logic gets my sober companion drunk
Vomiting silver in the private beehive of our wagon
I went to the cemetery and played you a too-fast solo
Mud seeped in the ass of my

Two Poems photo
February 26, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Shangyang Fang

"Utterance of a Folding Fan" and "Op. 64 in C#"

Two Poems photo
February 25, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Gardner Dorton

"Three Boys" and "Phone Sex"

Petty photo
February 24, 2021 | Poetry


Kyle Carrero Lopez

Paying even one out of six subway swipes / still feels wrong...

Two Poems photo
February 22, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Julia Edwards

"Peak Inertia" and "You don't know if you should laugh at my poems"

Soda Fountain photo
February 17, 2021 | Poetry

Soda Fountain

Janelle Cordero

On my first job I worked for a woman named Jeanie who owned a soda fountain, thrift store, and tavern. I worked at the soda fountain fixing milk shakes and simple sandwiches for the few customers that

Our relationship as embrace b/w Icarus & light photo
February 15, 2021 | Poetry

Our relationship as embrace b/w Icarus & light

Samantha Fain

the sun sees Icarus & tries to shift...

Recent Books


Mik Grantham


"Mik Grantham is a real killer. One of my favorite artists working today. HARDCORE is not hard to read"

 - Bud Smith, author of Teenager (Vintage) 

Her Lesser Work

Elizabeth Ellen

"Her Lesser Work is far and away my favorite of your books, and 'G.O.A.T' in particular is a blast of brilliance."

     -Garielle Lutz

"Um, is 'Plant Hospital' both the hottest story and the hottest piece of literary gossip of the decade?!"

     -Rebecca van Laer


Garielle Lutz

“Lutz’s work is a marvel of the possibilities of language.  Each of her sentences is an intricately crafted thing, deeply complex yet crystalline in its clarity . . . her command of each and every word remains supreme.”     

  --Mira Braneck, The Paris Review Daily


Garielle Lutz is the author of The Complete Gary Lutz, among other books.