Poetry

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Three Poems by C.C. Russell

by: C.C. Russell For C.C. Russell, poems are incantations. Utilizing both keen description and contemplative distance, they enact the pathos and wonder of lived experience shot through with…

Four Poems by Kostas Anagnopoulos

by: Kostas Anagnopoulos These poems by Kostas Anagnopoulos open us to our capricious impermanence, the way it’s always one thing after another: perception, dream, thought, word,…

Three Poems by Allison Cobb

by: Allison Cobb Allison Cobb’s poems proceed with a meditative caution, calling out the soporific forgetfulness that constantly threatens our desire to remain awake. In doing…

Three Poems by Pat Smith

by: Pat Smith Reading Pat Smith’s poetry is like overhearing an uncomfortable chat between our hypnagogic consciousnesses and our public selves: “…Who are we but…

Letter to Olson

by: Cole Heinowitz Cole Heinowitz’s magisterial “Letter to Olson” is a “ritual to banish silences.” Part seance, part dream, Heinowitz writes to one of the…