Fran Tirado

February 18, 2016

I have been shucked! I shudder, clutchin
the dried up thins of my husk. Crunches.
Cue horns, slow & croonin. Snake rattles. […]

Caleb Washburn

February 18, 2016

Do everything you do to me
gently. Make my throat fat
and full with you, and easy. Make
me mouth your praises. Please
some graciousness from this trembling. […]

Saddiq Dzukogi

February 14, 2016

New work by Saddiq Dzukogi plus an interview with Phillip B. Williams
I have been there
as you were last night
at the beach to see
if the sea has returned
our footprints […]

Shelley Wong

February 14, 2016

A quarrel in white. / In noir lowlight, the women / don’t know who to turn to. Veil of splitting leaves, / veil soaked in rosé, […]

Philip Schaefer

February 10, 2016

Test weekly, or: how to start small fires
in the kitchen. I place my lips to your chest
where the beating is red. You throb and throb.
Read: do not paint. Read: I am learning […]

Jill Kolongowski

February 10, 2016

We can’t seem to stop buying plants. We’re both 25, suddenly adults, and the plants feel like we’re doing it right. Well, Charlie is the one who takes care of the plants and I do nothing but try to stay away. But the living green leaves and Charlie’s daily waterings make me feel capable by proxy. […]

Elizabeth Onusko

February 10, 2016

The forecast assures us
of placid skies

but snow comes instead
commanding our attention […]

Vincent Toro

February 10, 2016

Heliotropic Crab Canon (Icarus as Felix Baumgartner)          Blooming from dark matter, I burst.          Then like a nova cleaving eternity                I vault       through the tropopause demanding an answer                from immortals.          Gallant taunts, love notes          advance like […]

Joy Priest

February 7, 2016

I don’t mean the midnights I steal at fifteen
floating air & fuel down Dixie Hwy, under
the streetlamps’ orbed glares […]

Emily Skaja

February 7, 2016

Poems by Emily Skaja plus an interview with Emily by Phillip B. Williams […]

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