Poetry

Two Poems by Beth Gordon

by: Beth Gordon Reading these two poems by Beth Gordon is like coming to consciousness from the dream you (mis)took for your life. At their center…

We The People

by: Israel F. Haros Lopez With a message tailor-made for our present moment, Israel F. Haros Lopez’ poem “we the people” is an ecstatic declaration…

Three Poems by Dujie Tahat

by: Dujie Tahat Who gets to think of themselves as American is the question at the heart of these three poems by poet Dujie Tahat. They…

Two Poems by Cal Freeman

by: Cal Freeman These two poems by Cal Freeman induce in the reader a type of hypnogogic trance to explore the surreal sense of being…

Three Poems by Pat Smith

by Pat Smith Patrick Smith’s poems operate at the intersection of narrative and dream. They barrel toward you like an action sequence that picks you…

Three Poems by Valerie Fox

by: Valerie Fox These three prose poems by Valerie Fox figure the reader as a fly on the wall witnessing a family drama that unfolds…

Two Poems by Carolynn Kingyens

by: Carolynn Kingyens These two poems by Carolynn KIngyens offer the reader the possibility of reconsidering how we understand everything from our most quotidian moments…

Two Poems by Ralph Monday

by: Ralph Monday At the heart of these two poems by Ralph Monday is the notion that while we are in and of the natural world, its…

Four Poems by Trivarna Hariharan

by: Trivarna Hariharan These four short, deceptively simple poems by Trivarna Hariharan are photographs of consciousness taken at the moment when it wakens to the world, offering…

Two Poems by Jon Whitbread

Poems and sculpture by: Jon Whitbread Without denying the validity and necessity of our most pressing philosophical and spiritual concerns, in these two poems poet and…

Four Poems by Lorraine Lupo

by: Lorraine Lupo These four poems by Lorraine Lupo — two prose poems, two with line breaks — are celebratory elegies for a world that flares…