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Hey, Down There, I Am a Middle Aged Idiot with Questionable Eyesight and Plenty of Advice photo
July 1, 2020 | Poetry

Hey, Down There, I Am a Middle Aged Idiot with Questionable Eyesight and Plenty of Advice

David Wright

I'm up here along the photograph and its shore, calling to you. Dive off your custom watercraft and swim to the beach. No one of us standing here blames you for being seduced by the once constant tingle of skin we've followed all our lives.

Tip Top Vacation Performance  photo
June 30, 2020 | Poetry

Tip Top Vacation Performance 

Jordan Clark

TIP TOP VACATION PERFORMANCE

Two women velcroed a husky, mesh tank top
in order to separate the men from the boys.
Then, 20 aisles apart, mimed the crucifixion.
Words I’m akin to grasp start in

Three Poems  photo
June 26, 2020 | Poetry

Three Poems 

Alex Bernstein

"Today I Promise," "Rubric for Asparagus," and "My Life"

i watched the lighthouse photo
June 25, 2020 | Poetry

i watched the lighthouse

Alexis Briscuso

four times in one day
just because that
ending was fucking
sublime and i cried
the whole way thru
the bit where they
danced. i’m still
thinking about it
now that moment
when they

Two Poems  photo
June 24, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Danielle Rose

Oort Poetica

The way ice can become a verdant spring. Horace, you know the way we stare through lenses; how we bathe the sky in radio waves. Do you understand what it means to listen to a body

Two Poems  photo
June 22, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Shawn Berman

I LOVE THAT YOU LOVE ANIMALS AND I HOPE ONE DAY TO GET AS EXCITED AS YOU DO WHEN YOU SEE A PICTURE OF A PANDA ON THE COMPUTER

the other day when you came home you were
crying because one of your

Burlesque  photo
June 18, 2020 | Poetry

Burlesque 

Courtney LeBlanc

BURLESQUE

~a contrapuntal poem

He was a friend                                                        he became my lover
he took my hand                                                      he

Two Poems  photo
June 16, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Joe Emanuel

Polymers

Takes a blow-dryer
to the plastic flower.

Makes its petals
curve the way they’ll be needed

Left sucking long on the last bit
of bubble gum:
out of the lips, it drains
tarry

Two Poems photo
June 11, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Aiden Heung

The First January Sun I Want to Share with You

At least a handful of sunshine,
the best ataractic; I
steady myself in the russet
downpour, attempting to trace
down this new feeling,
like a

Alchemy photo
June 9, 2020 | Poetry

Alchemy

Nikki Ummel

Alchemy

Gathers me          with her silver gaze

     the moonlight reflects               milk

                                                                       and

                 

Two Poems photo
June 4, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Michael Chang

you’re out of touch i’m out of time

“You know what to do with that big fat butt

Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle

Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle

Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle”—Jason Derulo

        EVERYDAY WE

2 Poems photo
June 3, 2020 | Poetry

2 Poems

Todd Dillard

In the Brooklyn bar with skee-ball and dollar hot dogs
I tell a woman I'm a taxidermist for celebrities' pets.

Two Poems  photo
June 2, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Mary Moore Dalton

Nirvana

I don’t think it was nirvana playing
I don’t know what it was
in the ocean sometimes
warm water is pulsing under the cold surface
I don’t know if I really mean it. I mean,
maybe it’s a

re-learning life at the end of May photo
May 29, 2020 | Poetry

re-learning life at the end of May

Haley Winkle

last month, every
robin I saw looked
like it wanted to fight

The Pros & Cons of Breaking Up with a Boyfriend while He’s at Sea photo
May 28, 2020 | Poetry

The Pros & Cons of Breaking Up with a Boyfriend while He’s at Sea

Tyler Friend

Your boyfriend was the first...

Joe Rogan photo
May 27, 2020 | Poetry

Joe Rogan

Elizabeth Ellen

 (Netflix is the opiate of the people!)

4 poems  photo
May 27, 2020 | Poetry

4 poems 

Madison Langston

when i’m

on coke i feel like i’m

in cruel intentions but

i have the personality

of winona ryder in

girl, interrupted

The Many Panics of This Century photo
May 26, 2020 | Poetry

The Many Panics of This Century

Ansley Clark

Deep inside some problem of self-perception / a face believes...

Pop photo
May 22, 2020 | Poetry

Pop

Hadiyyah Kuma

If I forget to night shift my mac it’s tragic...

(R)ejaculation (Tumblr Edit) photo
May 20, 2020 | Poetry

(R)ejaculation (Tumblr Edit)

Ben Kline

Is your smut amateur enough...

2 Self-Portrait Poems photo
May 19, 2020 | Poetry

2 Self-Portrait Poems

Prince Bush

The pterodactyl’s crimson, triangular-tailed head,
And the escalator-like galaxy open up...

To the Bridge photo
May 18, 2020 | Poetry

To the Bridge

Adam Grabowski

We can stand here / on the corner, arguing... 

The Romans photo
May 15, 2020 | Poetry

The Romans

Richie Hofmann

It doesn’t take long to find a new lover...

Two Poems photo
May 14, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Kyle Carrero Lopez

"Note to Distant Friends" and "Ode to the Crop Top"

Two Poems photo
May 12, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Charles Kell

"Tim" and "Pear Tree"

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.