Poetry

Three Poems by Jennifer Pons

These three poems by Jennifer Pons wrestle with places once lived in the external, internal, and the imagination. The landscape shifts, as do the questions…

Three Poems by Jon Whitbread

These three poems by Jon Whitbread tell the story of three tragic heroes. “Some Adventurer” finds a voyager attempting to escape the constraints of fate, causality,…

Three Poems by John Califano

These three poems by John Califano draw from personal experience and reach deep into the bowels of raw emotion. Visceral and visual by design, they…

Two Poems by DeWitt Clinton

These two poems by DeWitt Clinton are varied in essence but allied in their sheer humanity. “All Aboard” explores the nature of how a rant evolves…

Three Poems by Tom Montag

These three poems by Tom Montag are re-imaginings of poems by the Chinese poet Han-Shan. In one poem, Han-Shan assumes the voice of a singing…

Four Poems By Robin Sinclair

These four poems by Robin Sinclair present us with the varied faces of desperation – that of trauma, of justice. They contort into one another,…

Three Poems by Julia Wasilewski

These poems by Julia Wasilewski present the reader with a dilemma: If the body is the storehouse of the self, but one experiences a “sudden loss…

Five Poems by Carolyn Guinzio

Through the character of an early 20th century Dutch immigrant, these poems by Carolyn Guinzio explore the disorientation that accompanies living in a place where one doesn’t speak…

Three Poems by Suzanne Stein

These poems by Suzanne Stein proceed at the velocity of thought and include commands to the reader, memories and ruminations, quotations, ideas about keeping comfortable…

Three Poems by Rodger Kamenetz

Rodger Kamenetz writes a poetry of wild juxtaposition in which the unlikely commingle, promising but never truly finding meaningful connection: “Every song promises salvation from…