Poetry

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…

Two Poems by kerry rawlinson

Calling to mind the knotty rhythms of Gerard Manly Hopkins, these two poems by kerry rawlinson, explore the ways we try to find our emotional…

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…