Ysabel Y. Gonzalez

January 8, 2017

Dear Brown Bright Heart,
sneak into my mouth—crowned glory
loosen my coarse crimson tongue […]

Iain Haley Pollock

December 4, 2016

Here’s the problem: the day and hour are bright.
Sunlight, outside the window, as it falls through
the remaining leaves of silver maples and tulip poplars,
dapples onto the garden grass. The house is quiet […]

Eloisa Amezcua

October 19, 2016

I’m dangerous; there’s little left

inside this body—

that hasn’t wanted not to subtract […]

Paige Webb

October 5, 2016

Pedestrians point to the out of frame
lamppost, sky, storefront
all parallel to those in view through
the window one woman calls
Self-Portrait with Various Faces
[…]

Samuel Ace

September 18, 2016

His face the rock cliff His face the rock cliff   a place of views   his face a shelter   a barn   a loyal brother full of lips   his face in aging   a mirror and a protest […]

Onis Sampson

September 12, 2016

In humid spaces
speech sleeps on your lap,
you gouge serenities […]

Brett Elizabeth Jenkins

September 4, 2016

We were all there, or none of us were.
The ice was frozen through. I skated across
like a small car. You in a green coat. The ice […]

Megan Peak

August 28, 2016

Ice winked its white eye, slick
and aggressive. I wore kitten

heels. I felt pretty. I didn’t mind […]

Nabila Lovelace

August 14, 2016

I want,
after waking to the news
that is always the news
& changing the Facebook
autoplay settings as to not
see the blood out
of where it is meant to be in
of the black / brown him / her / they, […]

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