Category: Poetry

Two Poems by Sarah Bates

I remember myself in parts. November

morning without snow. Dusty footprints,

no brakes. I remember nothing.

Two Poems by Dorinda Wegener

If Your Family Owned a Mausoleum, then This Poem Would Make More Sense   Your sisters have found corpses: beautiful one in the bath, the

Three Poems by Michelle Lewis

Animul/Flame   Animul owned the sun that beat the back of the gavel-nosed deer. Around us, sweetbread mountains with their anatomical stone stone stone. I

Rat’s Nest

My mother said, my hair was like a rat’s nest, a rat’s nest plucked by a black capped chickadee for another nest or the start

Two Poems by Kathryn Merwin

Body Composition   You wanted me to make you art, capture the way you breathe stars from the sky, disappear into the folds of my

Primitive

Primitive   Now you want to make her faceless fling the greedy spit of acid splatter domination through iris and cornea gouge socket and cartilage

Two Poems by Sarah Escue

ON NIGHTS WHEN I AM MOTHERLESS   Through the limbs of an ash tree, ash filters, reminds me of the nights we watched the storm

Amputee

Amputee   The first time I witnessed my son’s boner, I gasped, then pretended not to see it, proceeded to help him into Spiderman underpants

Two Poems by Anne Champion

SALLY RIDE WATCHES THE CHALLENGER EXPLODE   I know what it is to be boxed in hot light, ushered into more darkness, pinpricked by the

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