Poems

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Two Poems by Rizwan Akhtar

by: Rizwan Akhtar These poems by Pakistani poet Rizwan Akhtar explore how the natural world impacts our connections to self and other, love and loss,…

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Three Poems by Natalie Crick

by: Natalie Crick With their subtle, graceful music, Natalie Crick’s poems sing with slow and patient melancholy of how the difficult world denies our need…

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24 Cut Lits

by: Noah Eli Gordon Surreal self-help poetry? Aphorisms that question rather than teach? Epigrams that remind us to look in the mirror and out the window?…

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Two Poems by Rob Cook

by: Rob Cook Rob Cook offers up two stunning poems full of acute and surreal observations about how the “sunlight has turned strange;” illustrating how…

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Aaron Simon, Part One

by: Aaron Simon These peripatetic poems by Aaron Simon meander and dash, taking us with them though experience, perception, story, and sweet regret. They explore…

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Two Poems by James Yeary

by: James Yeary In this moment of deep division in our body politic, James Yeary’s poetry offers a balm and an exhortation. Causality and connection…

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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…