Laura Green

January 6, 2016

There’s a poster of Wonder Woman on the wall beside my bed. She’s standing with her feet apart, her hands in fists on her smooth, round hips. I know she’s a superhero, but I don’t know what a superhero is. […]

Anders Carlson-Wee

January 6, 2016

Leftover Crowning Glorys.
Leftover Ladyfingers,

Bottle Rockets, Triple Missiles,
Dancing with Ghosts. […]

Ayo Oyeku

January 6, 2016

When you say
goodbye,
it’s an organic
example
of shrubs, roots
and pieces. […]

Justin Phillip Reed

January 6, 2016

under a weight of slush-cold bodies
rutting, i drew breath: rancor.
the clamor of their anchors dragging […]

Jess X Chen

January 6, 2016

JESS X CHEN is a film director, artist, and nationally touring poet. After the Cultural Revolution, her parents immigrated from Nanchang, China to Canada in the late 1980s. Her work exposes narratives of colonial trauma, diaspora, and collective protest by connecting the violences between the queer and colored body and the body of the Earth. […]

Jess Feldman

January 6, 2016

Someone turns the kettle off.
Sets an alarm to silence. Neighbor,
are we showered? Are we dead yet? […]

Top 5 Poetry Books That Made Me Cry in 2015

January 6, 2016

by Beyza Ozer
Everyone will have one book that is their Last Book. If 2015 was my last year, if any one of these five books were my Last Book, I wouldn’t be angry; I would be happy that I held each of them in my hands, the Last Book to give me a paper cut. […]

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