Poetry

Two Poems by Justin Permenter

These two poems by Justin Permenter delve to the depths of the brutal actualities of human nature. “Before the Bell,” tells of a boxer whose struggles…

Three Poems by Phrieda Bogere

These three poems by Phrieda Bogere revolve around themes of anxiety and trauma while navigating through feelings of uncertainty. Deeply raw and painfully personal, these three…

Three Poems by Diana Rickard

These three poems by Diana Rickard excavate the present, looking at how memory seeps into the moment. They attempt to bear witness to the now……

Three Poems by KJ Hannah Greenberg

Three Poems by KJ Hannah Greenberg

These three poems by KJ Hannah Greenberg implore words impact on creating social realities… by: KJ Hannah Greenberg Sadhana Any methodical discipline to attain desired knowledge…

Sky Above Clouds

This poem by Dan Overgaard was conceived as he reclined in a window seat on a long cross-country flight with a book he didn’t care to…

Three Poems by Carson Pytell

These three poems by Carson Pytell explore intricacies of love in the myriad forms in which it comes, touching specifically on the unrequited, the turbulent…

Two Poems by Pepper Cunningham

These two poems by Pepper Cunningham use snapshots of interpersonal relationships to explore the unique growth borne from decomposition, connecting physical environment and organic decay…

Four Poems by Matthew Gilbert

Matthew Gilbert’s four poems explore the struggles of growing into and shaping identity. By looking at the significance of culture, poverty, and community, Gilbert stains…

Two Poems by Lynn Finger

These two poems by Lynn Finger explore not only how humans experience the organic world around them, but how the organic expanse experiences humankind simultaneously……

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……