Poetry

Two Poems by Robin Ray

These two poems by Robin Ray explore spiritual, if not literal, homelessness—that feeling of being untethered to a sense place or even a consistent story…

Two Poems by J. Tarwood

These two poems by J. Tarwood engage the clashing juxtapositions at the heart of our experience of the self: our present identity is as mysterious…

Three Poems by Gregory Kimbrell

These poems by Gregory Kimbrell take the language and tropes of tech, sci-fi, and ancient myth to create a new parable of identity and self-construction,…

Two Poems by Annalee Eagerton

These two poems by Annalee Eagerton situate the trauma of dysfunctional family life in the natural world, which works as metaphor and backdrop for the…

Two Poems by Clyde Kessler

Using the reoccurring images of fire and smoke, these two poems by Clyde Kessler return us to the ephemeral, elemental nature of our dream-like existence…

Three Poems by Christine Hamm

Weaving together elements of fairytale and myth with elliptic narratives of family life and the psychological distress the quotidian brings us all, these haunting poems…

Three Poems by Jessica Fischoff

These poems by Jessica Fischoff capture fragments of experience as they rush by, changing and transforming before our eyes: “…Blue/ is red is a pointed…

Two Poems by David Dodd Lee

Reading these poems by David Dodd Lee is to enter a world that is both comfortingly familiar and disconcertingly strange. That is, to read them…

Two Poems by Timothy Shaner

These poems by Timothy Shaner ask how the self is constructed in writing. Is poetry a recollection in tranquility, a projection of the as yet…

Three Poems by Dustin Renwick

by: Dustin Renwick1 With a playful gravity that directs our attention to the cosmic and mundane in equal measure, these poems by Dustin Renwick remind…

Two Poems by Meredith McDonough

by: Meredith McDonough1 These two poems by Meredith McDonough explore the ways in which divisive government actions can often collapse the distance between the separate self…