Poetry

Two Poems by Valerie Witte

These two poems by Valerie Witte, excerpts from her manuscript “hold short bravo,” are inspired by the disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370 and examine the…

Three Poems by Laura Wildgoose

These three poems by Laura Wildgoose are heavily influenced by the coastal turbulence of England’s Lake District. In them, she presents an intensely personal series…

Three Poems by Shiyang Su

These three poems by Shiyang Su were penned on a sunny winter day, in contemplation and commemoration of the past, and of the future unknown……

Three Poems by Jennifer Fox

These three poems by Jennifer Fox are a navigation across the slick, winding roads of loss and trauma, as one drives back towards the light…

Two Poems by Carson Pytell

These two poems by Carson Pytell explore the complexities of the mind and heart by way of sensory experiences from which it is concluded that…

Five Poems by Shannon Cuthbert

These five poems by Shannon Cuthbert use fantastical and dreamlike language to explore our connection with our inner selves and the natural world. They also…

Two Poems by Joel Chace

These two poems by Joel Chace are an endorsement of the notion that all times are simultaneous. As XJ Kennedy put it, “Rhyme is coming at…

Three Poems by Arnie Johnston

These three poems by Arnie Johnston reflect his growing engagement with the process of entropy in the universe. “The Universe and All That Surrounds It”…

Three Poems by Jubi Arriola-Headley

Jubi Arriola-Headley’s poetry explores the intersection of the Black Queer experience not only for himself, but for Black Queer men in America. By acknowledging the…

Three Poems by Stephanie Kadel Taras

These three poems by Stephanie Kadel Taras bare the conflicted heart of a strong woman in a long-term relationship, where love and exasperation live side-by-side,…

Three Poems by Ed Meek

These three poems by Ed Meek were triggered by actual events: a stranger is discovered on the porch in the suburbs in the 1950s and…

Two Poems by Charlie Brice

These two poems by Charlie Brice engage the world of wish fulfillment. “What if You Slept” is a dream that aims to mitigate death’s sting, while…