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Desire/Excellence photo
July 10, 2020 | Poetry

Desire/Excellence

Sean Cho A.

i came to America too young
to be foreign, so all my dreams 
are American and contemporary,
present and blinding as... more

in the year 2148, our only nakba photo
July 8, 2020 | Poetry

in the year 2148, our only nakba

Fargo Tbakhi

is the egg yolk, broken when it was meant to be fried, 
the sobbing of a child who’s just found 
that their... more

My Grandpa Didn’t Immigrate, He Fled Japanese Occupation photo
July 7, 2020 | Poetry

My Grandpa Didn’t Immigrate, He Fled Japanese Occupation

Troy Osaki

                                                 ⁠–⁠After José Olivarez 

When Carly’s... more

Puig photo
July 2, 2020 | Poetry

Puig

Miguel Murphy

I took the test. 
Persistent rash? 
A cough? A rumor. 
A fungus 

from that polluted 
Ipanema beach. 
I smiled when I heard, 
took a drag,... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

Burlesque  photo
June 18, 2020 | Poetry

Burlesque 

Courtney LeBlanc

BURLESQUE

~a contrapuntal poem

He was a friend                                                        he became my lover
he took my... more

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... more

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;... more

Alchemy photo
June 9, 2020 | Poetry

Alchemy

Nikki Ummel

Alchemy

Gathers me          with her silver gaze

     the moonlight reflects               milk

                                     ... more

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,... more

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... more

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...

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