Michelle Jia

January 27, 2016

Or was I the wrangled crag,
obsidi-flecked in my own volcano choke
as the hot pink thread whispered round my jags
and a young smudge yanked— […]

David Levine

January 27, 2016

I am a statue built too close to a moving bus. Fluorescent
lights blur the bedroom. Here, our wings beat time with the
tune on the radio. […]

Gala Mukomolova

January 27, 2016

When the dog, which is not your dog, runs out of the house, go after her.
When your yearlong lover tells you a year doesn’t mean that much to her, […]

José Olivarez

January 27, 2016

the belt is an extension of dad and dad is an extension of god. the boy is an extension of dad too. the belt is just one thread tying them together. the boy prays the belt stays wrapped around dad’s waist. the belt does not believe in god, but if the belt did believe in anything, the belt would call it purpose. […]

Keith Leonard

January 24, 2016

Poems by Keith Leonard and a conversation between Keith and Phillip B. Williams. […]

Joshua Myers

January 24, 2016

In the bedroom, a mosquito
whining like a clutch,
the one my first girlfriend burnt
out when I tried teaching her
this new motion: lifting […]

When My Brother Was an Aztec by Natalie Diaz

January 20, 2016

Review by KMA Sullivan
For those of us who live with and love someone with drug addiction or certain forms of mental illness, we know from the opening line of When My Brother Was an Aztec what this journey will be and we want to walk with Diaz as she says out loud some of what has already broken us. […]

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