Poetry

Two Poems by Tom Montag

Tom Montag’s poems confront life’s inherent limitations unflinchingly. And even when such acknowledgement doesn’t bring wisdom or solace to the speaker, it can at least…

Two Poems by Ben Ditmars

Two Poems by Ben Ditmars

by: Ben Ditmars1 Ben Ditmars’ short poems belie a depth of experience and a density of vision. Like riddles used to break an awkward silence,…

4 Prose Poems by Paul Maziar

4 Prose Poems by Paul Maziar

by: Paul Maziar As perception plays tag with rumination and we find ourselves uncomfortably poised somewhere in the middle of that feedback loop, Paul Maziar’s…

Three Poems by David Perry

Three Poems by David Perry

by: David Perry (Header art by Monika Lin) David Perry is our charming guide to and through our current shared and fractured moment. Disjunctive and…

Three Poems by Kostas Anagnopoulos

by: Kostas Anagnopoulos Kostas Anagnopoulos’ three prose poems use dream logic and word play, but always for our own good. The diction here is calm, because…

A Letter to the Internet

by: Alan Fox and Chris Campanioni Across the Margin enlists two social media experts to analyze, in their own unique ways, how the Internet affects…

Two Poems by Kit Robinson

There is seemingly no object, image, or idea that couldn’t potentially work its way into a Kit Robinson poem. His work is oracular and quotidian,…

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…1  Your verses, Shakespeare,…