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I’m Writing from the Other Side of the Universe to Ask You How the Weather Is photo
July 12, 2021 | Poetry

I’m Writing from the Other Side of the Universe to Ask You How the Weather Is

Jenny KangDi Li

I’m Writing from the Other Side of the Universe to Ask You How the Weather Is

This is a soft rain, my father says, his forehead a creased encyclopedia page. It is mao mao yu in Chinese, syllables

Two Poems photo
July 9, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Curtis D'Costa

Song for 2 Phones

     What is that?
The line outside
the Maria Bamford standup
we went to last year.
          Send it to me.
     What is that?
A sugar maple on the hill
shedding Gatorade

Two Poems photo
July 7, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Daniel Duffy


It’s 60 degrees in January so the birds have decided to just stick it out because who can afford the time-share anyway and the flowers bloom completely off-key like the conductor is drunk

Five Poems photo
July 5, 2021 | Poetry

Five Poems

Alexa Doran

Dear Casey Kasem. The body chocolates

rims itself in melt. This does not matter. You have made voice the only magic. the only way to cast a spell. Maybe that’s why I’m bored with witches. with

Two Poems photo
July 2, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Jessica Poli

Isolation Cento

eating the leftover snow
we speak a shadow-speech
from room to room closing lights
rush with a crackling sound over
a lake
and there is so much here
to last us all

Still Life photo
June 29, 2021 | Poetry

Still Life

Tawanda Mulalu

...I'm part of this thing where fish learned to walk...

Two Poems photo
June 28, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

John Luke Byrne

"poem w/ dukes up" and "facefaceface"

Two Poems photo
June 25, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Kennedi Killips

"lucky" and "trophy"

All Yellow photo
June 24, 2021 | Poetry

All Yellow

Michael Colbert

...one with the exact yellow he loves...

The Tulips photo
June 22, 2021 | Poetry

The Tulips

Emily Brown

become translucent as they die...

Two Poems photo
June 21, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Spencer Silverthorne

"Silverado Crush" and "This Is How You Throw a Party in Mykonos, Bitch"

Three Poems photo
June 18, 2021 | Poetry

Three Poems

Laci Mosier

"Smile!," "The Finest," and "The Young"

Two Poems photo
June 17, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Khalisa Rae

"The First Time I Called Myself His Girl" and "You Google Drive-Thru Margaritas"

Two Poems photo
June 15, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Em Brill

"commandment" and "do i miss you? that's none of my business"

The Conversation photo
June 14, 2021 | Poetry

The Conversation

Delilah Silberman

There was a time I had a flower in my mouth...

Two Poems photo
June 11, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Will Mountain Cox

"Splendido Splendente" and "Salt and Pepper or Salt and Vinegar"

The Martian photo
June 10, 2021 | Poetry

The Martian

Chester Wilson III

I've got the alien walk down...

Poetry photo
June 9, 2021 | Poetry


Joel Kim Booster

You make me want to write bad poetry...

Two Poems photo
June 8, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems


"Elon Musk Is Moving to Austin" and "Good Joy"

if you were my ex i’d simply rebound photo
June 7, 2021 | Poetry

if you were my ex i’d simply rebound

Selena Cotte

"sorry to ping / i just want to know who was too good for who..."

Two Poems photo
June 4, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Jill McDonough

"High School Kids and Gonorrhea" and "Bearclaw Asshole"

Two Poems photo
June 3, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Han Hamid

"Get Low" and "Fire"

crane game photo
June 1, 2021 | Poetry

crane game

Noreen Ocampo

I would fit in perfectly in the belly of any claw machine swelling with plush toys. Imagine: me & the duck with the very pink cheeks & the pillow-shaped corgi that’s all heart— wouldn’t we

Letter  photo
May 28, 2021 | Poetry


Corinne Leong

Anything I speak, I know to speak a second time: My brother 
is dying. My brother is dying. You are not my sister 

tearing through an Italian restaurant, blistering
with what I have given her

Chicken Little photo
May 27, 2021 | Poetry

Chicken Little

Shaw Patton

more intimate with the fit of a Gildan 
shirt versus this thing hovering some 
distance over my head always threatening 
grey blonde grey depending on mood
secrets held in pinprick dots

Recent Books


Elle Nash

“Transgressive and immediate: you feel these stories shoot through and wrap around you.” 

             - Kyle F. Williams, Full Stop Magazine


Her Lesser Work

Elizabeth Ellen

"[Her Lesser Work] is a collection of mordant and formally inventive stories circling themes of, let’s say, desire and escape within repressive structures."

      -Walker Caplan, Literary Hub


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.