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Self-Portrait as Mermaid or Dead Girl photo
December 1, 2020 | Poetry

Self-Portrait as Mermaid or Dead Girl

Gaia Rajan

for M

   i.
In the beginning there was only the girl
and the ocean. Someone was telling a story; 

in the story a girl’s friend died, an accident, 
so she walked into the sea, breathed

Pool photo
November 30, 2020 | Poetry

Pool

Sara Potocsny

...as our mouths quietly filled with water again and again...

the year nyc was covered in cherry blossoms we never got to see photo
November 27, 2020 | Poetry

the year nyc was covered in cherry blossoms we never got to see

Alexis Briscuso

i got rid of my pack rat tendencies
and spread all the feathers

Odd Ode photo
November 26, 2020 | Poetry

Odd Ode

Seth Pennington

Your hair blows like a plastic grocery bag...

Significant Tornadoes photo
November 25, 2020 | Poetry

Significant Tornadoes

Carmen E Brady

Many days I realize my dreams are fiction half way through.

Two Poems photo
November 24, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Stephanie Jean

"Lyric" and "Obvious Pairs"

after seeing a dead bear on the highway photo
November 23, 2020 | Poetry

after seeing a dead bear on the highway

RaJon Staunton

its stagnant swollen limbs...

Three Poems photo
November 20, 2020 | Poetry

Three Poems

Mariah Bosch

Algo - 

I am precise for the machine: tenderness+immediate? Did you 
mean tenderness immediately? cheap+recipe+

for+one. when+you+sit+down+and+they+look+
at+you+like+that. libra+[you

Four Poems photo
November 19, 2020 | Poetry

Four Poems

Mike Topp

"Strange," "Rare Books," "New Suit," and "The Killer"

Rocky Lives in My Head Rent Free photo
November 18, 2020 | Poetry

Rocky Lives in My Head Rent Free

Julia Do

in this one you’re a six foot / two hundred pound prize

Two Poems photo
November 17, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Sarah Layden

"Why This Pregnant Woman Walked Out of a Subway Restaurant in Tears" and "The Return of Sad Beck, Thank God"

Two Poems photo
November 16, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Lotte Mitchell Reford

"A Diaristic Quality but Everything Is Still Gone" and "Jonas Mekas at the Tate Modern"

Couscous photo
November 13, 2020 | Poetry

Couscous

Shriram Sivaramakrishnan

if i say 'i am sorry' to so-and-so...

Riverfront Aria photo
November 12, 2020 | Poetry

Riverfront Aria

Kathryn Haemmerle

Most people prefer the Vulcan statue...

Econolodge photo
November 11, 2020 | Poetry

Econolodge

J. Taylor Bell

it must have been the fifth...

Stag photo
November 11, 2020 | Poetry

Stag

Nick Soluri

Outside a window a stag picks at an apple core,
its antlers, tilted downwards, catch on a branch,
it stumbles, takes a breath, regains its footing.
                        A wooden sign—nondescript

Two Poems photo
November 9, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Ben Togut

"Two Men Dancing" and "Gloaming: August"

Two Poems photo
November 6, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Serena Solin

"The Courtyard" and "Double Jeopardy"

There Was an Entire Chicken photo
November 5, 2020 | Poetry

There Was an Entire Chicken

Lisa Hiton

one from the spit where I watched them...

Under Oath photo
November 3, 2020 | Poetry

Under Oath

Sophia Ha

Two cop cars nose to rear...

Alternate Endings to Shania Twain’s “That Don’t Impress Me Much” Music Video photo
October 30, 2020 | Poetry

Alternate Endings to Shania Twain’s “That Don’t Impress Me Much” Music Video

Canese Jarboe

None of us have The Touch,

Though we have felt The Touch

*

We are all (all of us

Wearing leopard-print dusters Just once,

I was thirty hands tall (like one whole horse

Standing on

Modern Mother-land photo
October 29, 2020 | Poetry

Modern Mother-land

Jenny Shi

                             After Qu Yuan

In my country, our insults give benefit of doubt. Nǐ yǒu bìng— 
You are sick—                                              as if there’s an

devotional after alejandra pizarnik photo
October 28, 2020 | Poetry

devotional after alejandra pizarnik

Tara Jayakar

oh longed-for, awaited beloved. she says my name
        wrong and makes me come hard. i catalog
lovers like this, coins in kitchen water. six years on,
         type thirsty into google

Love Poem for Sandra Oh photo
October 28, 2020 | Poetry

Love Poem for Sandra Oh

Anhvu Buchanan

On that spirited Emmy night,
when the camera cut to you
and you radiating in red satin
said to the world
“It’s an honor just to be Asian”
I lost my breath.
Time stopped,
blindsided by this

Stone Grandfather photo
October 27, 2020 | Poetry

Stone Grandfather

Leona Sevick

          (Dol Hareubang, Jeju Island, South Korea)

And there you sit, your basalt belly swollen heavy,
a gentle smile playing at your stone lips. To say I
sought you out would be a bald-faced

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