Poetry

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Mourners by Eléna Rivera

by: Eléna Rivera In these poems, Eléna Rivera takes the viewing of medieval tomb sculptures as an occasion for reflection on the ways we can get…

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Three Poems by Dan Raphael

by: Dan Raphael These poems by Dan Raphael explore the dearth we can’t help but feel amid overwhelming abundance, the gnawing sense of being incomplete,…

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Three Poems by Jonathan Dubow

by: Jonathan Dubow Jonathan Dubow’s poems are about “passing through” the American landscape with such attentiveness that we are forever marked by the complicated beauty…

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Four Poems by Jean Day

by: Jean Day Jean Day‘s poems are terse, polished fragments of mordant humor and critical observation. Taking on both the larger culture and the poet’s…

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Three Poems by Julia Edwards

by: Julia Edwards In Julia Edwards’ poems, to construct self the poet rehearses the past, taking meaning from memory: “At 27 I am still 7…

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Three Poems by Jon Whitbread

Poems and fetured artwork by: Jon Whitbread These poems by Jon Whitbread explore our shared sense of rootlessness and disconnection. Amid shifting perspectives we ask…

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David Perry, Part Two

by: David Perry David Perry’s poems are charged, feverish meditations written in the wave/particle light of our current digitized reality. Memory and language, both personal…

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David Perry, Part One

by: David Perry David Perry’s poems are charged, feverish meditations written in the wave/particle light of our current digitized reality. Memory and language, both personal…

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Paul Maziar, Part Two

by: Paul Maziar Elevating disjunctive play to the level of jagged music, inviting us to jam along, Paul Maziar’s poetry “[l]ooks nothing like a celebration/ But…

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Paul Maziar, Part One

by: Paul Maziar Paul Maziar’s poems are exercises in shambolic precision and grace, paeans to the certainty of awe and surprise. Their twists and turns urge us…