Poetry

Four Poems by Darren Francis

by: Darren Francis UK poet and musician Darren Francis’ poems explode with thoughts interrupted, images colliding, experience rendered into microns, reflections and wily juxtapositions, all…

CE Putnam, Part Two

by: CE Putnam These next two poems by the inimitable CE Putnam decenter and align us again and again as we see our lives and…

CE Putnam, Part One

by: CE Putnam1 In these sections from CE Putnam’s The Bunny Manuscript, narrative doesn’t cohere as much as come into view as a body might…

Three Poems by Norman Fischer

Three Poems by Norman Fischer

by: Norman Fischer Whether it’s “a case of graphomania” or “Thoughts in brain & a dream or three,” Norman Fischer’s poetry engages through association. World,…

Two Poems by Elizabeth Seri

Two Poems by Elizabeth Seri

by: Elizabeth Seri Elizabeth Seri’s poems live at the edge of meaning, where image and intention collide. Like trying to recall something impossible to forget,…

Two Poems by Michael Brownstein

Two Poems by Michael Brownstein

by: Michael Brownstein These two short poems by Michael Brownstein conjure the muses (the “Mousai”) to help sing of the hypnagogic state where image and language converge, where…

Three Poems by Jeff Burt

Three Poems by Jeff Burt

by: Jeff Burt Jeff Burt’s baseball poems sing with the singular dynamism of the game itself, where a gesture as small as a slight nod…

Three Poems by Rosalind Pace

Three Poems by Rosalind Pace

by: Rosalind Pace Rosalind Pace’s poems are lush meditations that weave questions, startling images, and metaphysical yearning to create a delicate, enthralling alchemy. CROSS Which…

Three Poems by Scherezade Siobhan

Three Poems by Scherezade Siobhan

by: Scherezade Siobhan1 Scherezade Siobahn’s poems translate the overwhelming complexity of our personal and cultural dislocation into polyrhythmic hymns of longing where “touch/ must come contoured…

Two Poems by Jamieson Ridenhour

Two Poems by Jamieson Ridenhour

by: Jamieson Ridenhour1 Jamieson Ridenhour’s poems ask us to consider the ways our memories and perceptions are folded into the larger narrative we tell ourselves,…

Three Poems by Davon Loeb

Three Poems by Davon Loeb

by: Davon Loeb Davon Loeb’s poems chart the way the surreal unfurls itself just underneath the everyday. In his work, simple domestic scenes brim —…

Three Poems by Strummer Hoffston

Three Poems by Strummer Hoffston

by: Strummer Hoffston Strummer Hoffston practices a poetics of incision, of digging in. Whether she’s writing about our confused connections to the natural world, death…