Poems

Two Poems by Rizwan Akhtar

by: Rizwan Akhtar Rizwan Akhtar’s poetry celebrates and laments a broken world in equal measure. Never letting the reader forget that to read a poem…

Poetry by Steve Benson

by: Steve Benson In this poem by Steve Benson, the personal questions the political, the quotidian slides in and out of the cosmic, the self…

Three Poems by Tom Montag

by: Tom Montag Tom Montag’s poetry fills the moment of reading with a deep and resonant sense of personal and perceptual loss. Nature can surely…

Sean Condron, Part Two

by: Sean Condron Sean Condron embraces poetry’s role as the repository of the bittersweet truth of collective and personal memory: namely, the stories which come…

Sean Condron, Part One

by: Sean Condron The dizzying feeling that we are strange and unknowable to ourselves runs throughout Sean Condron’s poetry. These poems evoke a phantasmagoric nostalgia,…

Two Poems by Cal Freeman

by: Cal Freeman Cal Freeman is devoted to paying attention “because each moment is an irrevocable act.” Everybody knows this is a basic fact of…