Poetry

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…

Two Poems by David Morgan O’Connor

Two Poems by David Morgan O’Connor

by: David Morgan O’Connor Ostensibly about conquistadors and the Age of Exploration, David Morgan O’Connor’s poems are also about exploring the strangeness and inexplicability of ourselves and…

Two Poems by Jenna Cardinale

Two Poems by Jenna Cardinale

by: Jenna Cardinale1 From noticing the “fluorescent moth hallway” on her way to work to ruminating on how “Death came after/ a wave full of…

Two Poems by Laurie Sewall

Two Poems by Laurie Sewall

by: Laura Sewall Laurie Sewall’s poems interrogate the way American society and government impose their various wills on individuals and groups, defining who we are…

Two Poems by Drew Gardner

Two Poems by Drew Gardner

by: Drew Gardner1 Absolutely anything can happen in a Drew Gardner poem. His slick juxtapositions, surreal combinations, and skewed references move with a quickness and…