Joshua Bennett

January 20, 2016

Baldwin sang The Fire Next Time
in 1963 & we are living in the wake
of his impossible love. […]

Alexis Almeida

January 20, 2016

my friend Shamala at the window, the egg-colored wall, Saj in the shower, my mom in the kitchen with the three glass bowls, never used, the shallow sink, the old woman reads the magazine in the museum basement, hands shaking, fingers follow words, my callow sympathy, I am coming to be everything I hate […]

David Thacker

January 20, 2016

Lean back, and watch the almost father flounder:
he’s become an enormous pair of eyes, isn’t
holding his wife’s hand. Her hands relax across
her chest, bare belly a soft gong. Below her navel, […]

E.G. Cunningham

January 13, 2016

before spark there’s current in the wire. Above the electric field, stars glimmer near the fences’ hum-hush, get weaker. […]

Alysia Nicole Harris

January 13, 2016

They led her in burqa & blindfold. They (masc. pl.)
executed the mother, Mary.
No scaffold/ elegant gallows. Instead
an industrial crane, all spine and faultless height, […]

Jill Ann Mceldowney

January 13, 2016

To The Sea they stopped sending film crews because it got too real. they left their shadows here. the virus started,                          when the […]

Jessica O. Marsh

January 13, 2016

POSER Did you tell her the true answer was plenty                                                   […]

Amorak Huey

January 13, 2016

The bulldozers. The fog. The maples.
The multitudes in the silvery fall.
From here every galaxy looks like faith, […]

AM Ringwalt

January 6, 2016

the throat: full of wildflowers
the eyes: surrounded by deep pink flesh

can i swallow what i’m made of
(those i want to save but can’t) […]

Anders Carlson-Wee

January 6, 2016

Leftover Crowning Glorys.
Leftover Ladyfingers,

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

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