Poetry

Philip Guston

Philip Guston

A poetic ode to famed, and currently controversial, artist Philip Guston, who consistently tried to put himself in other people’s shoes, a notion that Paul…

Three Poems by Sarah Lilius

These three poems by Sarah Lilius explore the anguish often endured by women who are trapped, either by their own doing or another’s, and yearn to be set…

Three Poems by Peter Lilly

These three poems by Peter Lilly invite the reader to intimately experience the uneven passage of time. Looking back, “Legacy” expresses gratitude for the wonder…

Three Poems by Phillip Shabazz

These three poems by Phillip Shabazz explore memory haunted by national tragedy and the personal consequences of human acts in search of tenderness and regeneration….

Three Poems by Terence Winch

These three poems by Terence Winch have a radiating grade of dialectical energy in which opposing forces are synthesized, by the poems themselves… by: Terence…

Three Poems by Jacob Grossfeld

These three poems by Jacob Grossfeld exist somewhere between the destructive editing of a turpentine burn and an improvisatory cut-up technique. Playing with sound, permutation,…

Two Poems by Hibah Shabkhez

These two poems by Hibah Shabkhez are attempts to assuage a guilty conscience that will never cease to lament the many betrayals-by-silence and niggling moral…

Two Poems by D.R. James

Sonic play and existential angst pull these two poems by D. R. James toward their exploration of “tongue-tied” uncertainty. Is the speaker in each talking…