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The Women photo
May 8, 2013 | Poetry

The Women

Ashley Farmer

You imagine you’re a tipping point wrapped in a synthetic summer dress.

2 Poems photo
May 7, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Mike Young

None of us have those cats who go
viral meowing Springsteen songs...

4 Poems photo
May 6, 2013 | Poetry

4 Poems

Kit Frick

Night comes in a slow bloom of abandon.

Miami photo
May 3, 2013 | Poetry

Miami

Gene Morgan

Have you ever seen a rich person?
It's not like that movie about rich people–

Four Poems photo
May 2, 2013 | Poetry

Four Poems

Phil Estes

Then there’s the Schnabel:
Some colors and Adieu...

More Overly Accommodating Poetry Written to Answer a Question I've Tried to Imply That You Asked photo
May 1, 2013 | Poetry

More Overly Accommodating Poetry Written to Answer a Question I've Tried to Imply That You Asked

Chelsea Martin

This poem is about death and, to some extent, life.

Portrait in the Mirror Behind the Bar photo
April 25, 2013 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Portrait in the Mirror Behind the Bar

Rich Smith

Anyone who loves Tim loves him for the same reason.
He hit one home run. "Did you ever hit one?"
He'll ask, as the day begins to wash over his face
and he leans back to stare at the baseball

Explaining An Affinity for R.A. Dickey photo
April 18, 2013 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Explaining An Affinity for R.A. Dickey

Lauri Anderson Alford

 

            after A.E. Stallings

That his fingernails are immaculate, shaped
into thin arches of moon. That he files them
in the locker room before games, between innings in the

Chicago Cubs Sestina photo
April 11, 2013 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Chicago Cubs Sestina

Kelly Luce

"Do they still play the blues in Chicago / when baseball season rolls around?"
— Steve Goodman, "A Dying Cubs Fan's Last Request."

On Opening Day and through all of April, the outfield

3 Poems photo
March 13, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Bryan Miller

Except for the first single-celled organism
preposterously long ago, firecracker snapped
from a vast nothing, the earth is mulch & rot.

Menagerie photo
March 7, 2013 | Poetry

Menagerie

Christina Stephens

If I were a room,
I would be transparent.

2 Poems photo
February 27, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Sean Karns

 

Happy Birthday   

You push your bike
on the worn pathway
into the bushes.
You enter my apartment
with chocolate cake
and colorful birthday hats. 
You put one on my head
and

Three Poems photo
February 20, 2013 | Poetry

Three Poems

Hannah Stephenson

Self-portrait as fogged up car. / Self-portrait as Home Depot // parking lot at 3 AM, no cars, / no people. Self-portrait with // grocery cart with someone else’s / left behind list.

Two Short Pieces photo
February 13, 2013 | Poetry

Two Short Pieces

Anne Germanacos

Looking for the right angle

He poo-poo’s my relationship to nature, even when I tell him about touching the dead goat.

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An intimacy that can hold the world?
An intimacy that

Dear Money Shot photo
February 12, 2013 | Poetry

Dear Money Shot

Steve Davenport

It’s the new plan, Shooter.  Poetry for broken systems.  Insurance rider attached. 

3 Poems photo
February 7, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Matthew Mahaney

Fishhooks the size of anchors have started falling from the sky. It’s happening two or three times a week...

Two Poems photo
January 31, 2013 | Poetry

Two Poems

Christina Olson

She can pack what remains of the pancreas like a Tetris pro. But at night she dreams of Lily.

I Am Sorry to Piss You Off, Wendell Berry photo
December 21, 2012 | Poetry

I Am Sorry to Piss You Off, Wendell Berry

David Wright

I got off, one night, at the exit to pee, / but was afraid to enter the shop. Afraid / of the porn, I parked behind the shaft

Two Poems photo
December 13, 2012 | Poetry

Two Poems

Rob Kenagy

flowering and husking in the cornfield. Blooming / and ripping ourselves open. Surprising even our kin.

2 Poems photo
December 5, 2012 | Poetry

2 Poems

Elisa Gabbert & Kathleen Rooney

When talking dirty, be sure to use action words and nouns that cause pictures inside people’s heads. End with an image and don't explain. 

 
4 Jeff Bridges poems photo
November 30, 2012 | Poetry

Jeff Bridges poems

Donora Hillard

 

You tell Jeff Bridges you fear
your dying breath will be just like
the whimper you make when trying
to remove glitter polish from your
toenails. He sets his guitar down on
the fur

Two Poems photo
November 28, 2012 | Poetry

Two Poems

Katie Jean Shinkle

tell me, what are we looking for, don’t die right now

Three Poems photo
November 20, 2012 | Poetry

Three Poems

Chris Mink

Because sharks mate / by just passing for a moment / before separating forever and / because his dog died...

Two Poems photo
November 15, 2012 | Poetry

Two Poems

Katie Schmid

its dreams are a whetstone // it sharpens itself all night long.

Four Poems photo
November 8, 2012 | Poetry

Four Poems

Matthew Gavin Frank

At a certain point, / no sex becomes a little Branch Davidian

Recent Books

HARDCORE

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

Worsted

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.