Poetry

Three Poems by Michelle Chen

Three Poems by Michelle Chen

Words and photograph by: Michelle Chen Michelle Chen’s work invents a new way of speaking stark emotional truths. Her images and the music of her language…

Three Poems by Allison Cobb

Three Poems by Allison Cobb

by Allison Cobb Allison Cobb uses her own subjectivity to access the universal experience of not being from around here and yet recognizing this place…

Two Poems By Lewis Warsh

Two Poems By Lewis Warsh

by: Lewis Warsh Lewis Warsh’s poetic vision is just that: a deep seeing. He reports the details that make up the anxious dance of perception…

Sonnet CLV

Sonnet CLV

by: Leo Grant Across the Margin offers up an enchanting sonnet, a poem which speaks directly to the greatest of bards, William Shakespeare…  Your verses, Shakespeare,…

Aaron Simon Part Two

Aaron Simon Part Two

by: Aaron Simon Like meditation, these final three poems by Aaron Simon bring our attention, again and again, to the moment just as it slips…

Aaron Simon Part One

Aaron Simon Part One

by: Aaron Simon How can language both ground us in our experience and shape how we reflect (on) our various meanings? What is or can…

The Party & other poems

The Party & other poems

by Ryan Nowlin As whimsy restores and replaces pathos (and vice versa), and as experience dips and fades into memory, what can we claim as…

After The War & other poems

After The War & other poems

by: Maureen Onuigbo Three poems that remind us how some places and events imprint themselves on us so strongly that they become part of who we…

The Poetry Editor Is In

Across the Margin proudly presents their new Poetry Editor, Richard Roundy….. A note from the Editors of Across the Margin…. For some time now, there…

Pinwheel

by: Diana Thompson A chance encounter with a specter from the past inspires a search for forgiveness….   A lifetime has passed since our worlds have crossed You…

WISPS & Dust

by: Thomas Albritton Thomas Albritton returns to The Margin with two stirring poems to commence the week…. WISPS As the mist of the morn rises The…