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2 Poems photo
August 13, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Jess L. Bryant

It is something like a nuisance that you exist. But I have headphones to help ignore

3 Poems photo
August 11, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems

Peter LaBerge

It hasn’t been this way since her lips met a bee
in a beer can the summer before seventh grade. This made her
feel like Jesus. 

2 Poems photo
August 8, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Drew Jennings

Y’all’re fine ass. Y’all got dark in the pill-bottle-orange sun

3 Poems photo
August 6, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems

Megan Lent

I went to a poetry reading and a guy I’d slept with once read a list of everything he’d done in Los Angeles and I wasn’t on it. 

2 Poems photo
August 4, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Lucian Mattison

I imagine her
walking into my bedroom—Drunk

between her legs, the whole world
the same temperature; 

Water Pipes Made Wavy From Heat In The Sunshine Estate photo
August 2, 2014 | Poetry

Water Pipes Made Wavy From Heat In The Sunshine Estate

Carabella Sands

 

I ask the sun to call me at night on my walk home. Everyday I become a little more... more

4 Poems photo
August 1, 2014 | Poetry

4 Poems

Victor Freeze

Don't high five me for drinking a 40.
Don't ask me for a Newport.

Two Poems photo
July 31, 2014 | Poetry

Two Poems

Monica Berlin

there are days without. Not quite a gap in whatever they call it, the space-time continuum or circadian rhythms or the tidal pull of every single thing, not quite, but noticeable enough to know what’s not here, that others are not here,

Two Poems photo
July 29, 2014 | Poetry

Two Poems

Sheila Squillante

Instead I see embroidery, lace-making or metallurgy, fine filigree of rusting swing set against wood, the vertical birdfeeders foregrounded, but so close my eye misses them at first. I don’t know what to call this world anymore.

Model City photo
July 17, 2014 | Poetry

Model City

Nina Puro

We are as disposable as buffer states / around an empire. I am sending my armies / to plunder your capital.
LETTER TO L.:  UNSENT photo
July 15, 2014 | Poetry

LETTER TO L.:  UNSENT

Rae Paris

I want to call you and sing the Prince song, discuss the proportions of his tiny frame, imagine his tongue together, stay on the phone for hours like we used to. Those days are gone. 

Television Poems photo
July 8, 2014 | TV, Poetry

Television Poems

Sarah Blake

I imagine Temperance Brennan's annual gynecological exam might go something like mine: If you're not finding time to eat, you must not be having a lot of... Are you seeing anyone right now?

Evidence of Mice photo
July 4, 2014 | Poetry

Evidence of Mice

Molia Dumbleton

You smiled before you saw the blood. / Pointed your baseball bat / At an invisible rustling, / And put your finger to your lips.

7 Poems photo
July 3, 2014 | Poetry

7 Poems

No A.

I lie night after night
With the only one I hate more than myself

Butt Germs photo
July 3, 2014 | Poetry

Butt Germs

Michael Peirson

Artisanal meth is amazing

Recourse photo
June 26, 2014 | Poetry

Recourse

Liz N. Clift

The whitetail flit across the road,
tails raised in greeting or surrender,
a herd—a small stampede—crossing
this rural Iowa highway,... more

2 Poems photo
June 18, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

S.P. MacIntyre

TRIDENT LISP

When tenderness runs out there is tenderness,
Jonathan says.  We hand-in-handed but days
ago to the hiss of ocean... more

2 Poems photo
June 12, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Michael Meyerhofer

ZAZEN AT THIRTY-SIX

When I was twenty, Emily called me
from her dorm room. She wanted to know
if I believed in God, something... more

3 Poems photo
June 5, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems

Micah Ling

Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense

David Byrne is magic. Not, like, figuratively: really. He knows card tricks and makes bunnies... more

Year Twenty Two photo
May 30, 2014 | Poetry

Year Twenty Two

Zachary Cosby

I
     
i dedicate this poem
to the first 15 years
of the twenty first century.
it's name is "citrus".
i call it... more

Rubber Light photo
May 29, 2014 | Poetry

Rubber Light

Aviva LeShaw

That was the night Gabby and I drank the bottle of bourbon next to the makolet.
In America, we call them mini-marts, but in Israeli... more

3 Poems photo
May 28, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems

Ricky Garni

It's Complicated

I could make a painting brighter
if I used brighter colors
It’s as simple as that

But it’s really not... more

Apprehension & Other Colors, Fit to Size photo
May 27, 2014 | Poetry

Apprehension & Other Colors, Fit to Size

Sarah Jean Alexander

I have developed the habit
of staring at the hands
of people standing next to me on the train

5 Poems photo
May 26, 2014 | Poetry

5 Poems

Marci Rae Johnson

The Springfield Fire Department Reminds You to Be Prepared for Earthquakes

Even though Vachel Lindsay drank
lye and died in this... more

3 Poems photo
May 23, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems

Ben Clark

Benjamin Charles Dowd

This has nothing to do with what you etch into the trunk
with his only pocket knife or that it will take him... more

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