Poetry

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 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…

Ryan Collins, Part 2

Ryan Collins, Part 2

by: Ryan Collins The complex, polyrhythmic music of Ryan Collins’ poetry hits the reader with a rush of images and bleak reflections. In these poems…

Ryan Collins, Part 1

The complex, polyrhythmic music of Ryan Collins’ poetry hits the reader with a rush of images and bleak reflections. In these poems straightforward confession becomes…

Ann Stephenson, Part 2

Ann Stephenson, Part 2

by: Ann Stephenson Ann Stephenson writes elegies to a world that continues to slip away from her and from us. The Police sang “When the…

Ann Stephenson, Part 1

Ann Stephenson, Part 1

by: Ann Stephenson Ann Stephenson writes elegies to a world that continues to slip away from her and from us. The Police sang “When the…