Category: Poetry

Issue 25 | Summer 2020

Writing through the Work of Another Poet Named Stewart

By | Poetry

Hell flickers  in the throats of fallen birds. Dust on tongues,  how long must we wait for ashes? 

Issue 25 | Summer 2020

And Going Out in All Directions

By | Poetry

But consider the nests he made. They are like words shaped by the body which inhabits them, plaited with grass and twigs, with twine, blue ribbon, with shreds of paper.

Issue 25 | Summer 2020

Rain and Retribution

By | Poetry

You begin to grow drowsy, but the once velvet sleep you took for granted no longer flowers into peaceful dreams.

Issue 25 | Summer 2020

Make America Great Again

By | Poetry

Rusted through, the stoveheart of this house. The television glows in cancer blue, and floorboards gently stain the kitchen red.

Issue 25 | Summer 2020

These So-Called Fixed Stars

By | Poetry

Look at us now with our bludgeoned hands held like empty weapons to the stars.

Issue 25 | Summer 2020

Sorrow of Friday Night

By | Poetry

Finished ironing, I emptied extra water onto cement, reluctant to climb stairs back into claustrophobic caregiving.

Issue 25 | Summer 2020

Folklore

By | Poetry

Every time it rains, the foxes pull apart                with their claws a rainbow and commence a procession through it, walking on               all fours to the town square for a wedding.

Issue 24 | Winter 2020

How Much

By | Poetry

If one / could slough pain, let wind come.