Forthcoming:

Hussain Ahmed Hanna Andrews Julie Brooks Barbour Tara Betts Ace Bogges Roseanna Alice Boswell Daniel Bourne Nicole Burney Noah Cain Audrey T. Carroll Shuly Xóchitl Cawood Anne Champion Babette Cieskowski Patricia Clark Lisa Fay Coutley Darren C. Demaree Sean Thomas Dougherty Taylor Fedorchak Anuja Ghimire Margaryta Golovchenko Eliza Gonzalez Dariana Guerrero Erin Marie Hall Justin Hamm Shannon Elizabeth Hardwick Lois Marie Harrod Kathleen Hellen Noor Hindi Olivia Hu Jennifer E. Hudgens Rochelle Hurt Devin Kelly Krystal Languell Amit Majmudar Erin Lyndall Martin Maria Martin Philip Matthews Nicole McCarthy Lupe Mendez Sarah Nichols Sam Pittman Anika Prakash Vivian Faith Prescott Hila Ratzabi Remi Recchia Sage Jennifer Saunders Michael Schmeltzer E.B. Schnepp Alison Stine Zoe Stoller Claire Wahmanholm Madelein Wattenberg Jeff Whitney Emily Paige Wilson Maya Jewell Zeller

Archives

2017

October 2017

Stephanie Cui and Jasmine Cui "嫦娥 Explains Her Origin Story" Emily Paige Wilson "Etymology of a Body" Topaz Winters "Trigger" Jessica Lynn Suchon "Thaw" Brynn Downing "Koo-Koo, The Bird Girl" Jesse Rice-Evans "Cyclobenzaprine" Courtney LeBlanc "Honey" Taylor Fedorchak "Steering" Kate Bucca "Plainfield, Vermont" Mariel Fechik "Gifted Bodies" Mary Leauna Christensen "Two Poems" George Moore "Surge" Anwer Ghani "The Blue Dreams" Sally Zakariya "The Iranian Artist Explains" Annah Browning "Two Poems" Donna Vorreyer "Detente"

September 2017

Anita Olivia Koester "Constellation with False Moon" Kevin McLellan "Repetition" Michael Schmeltzer "Unmade Sheets Like the Mess of This Universe" Alexis Bates "Casual Body Comp." Chance Dibben "Invasive Species" Alain Ginsberg "Shedding" Devon Balwit "We Call It That" Jennifer A. Reimer "Café Bien—Ankara" Kathleen Hart "The Architecture of Joy" Shannon Winward "Support Group" Krista Cox "Homecoming" David Anthony Sam "Anticipating Blindness" Chelsea Dingman "When You are Born Missing" Steve Knepper "Two Poems" Chloe N. Clark "These Dreams Your Children Grow"

August 2017

Hyejung Kook "Death Meditations" Bernard Ferguson "for the call to comcast" Andrea Blancas Beltran "(Un)Tangle" Micah Goodrich "nox" Rochelle Harris "tracking (love)" Liz Flint-Somerville "I (Heart) Roadkill Drones" Natalie Solmer "Floral Lady: Winter" Donna Vorreyer "The Lost Art of Giving Up" Nikoletta Nousiopoulos "the daisy boat" Kristina Mottla "All These Homes along the Roads" Emari DiGiorgio "When a Fetus Turns to Stone" Kristen Rouisse "Kalopsia" Stephen Wardell "How to Get New Parents and Not Die" Geoff Anderson "Five" Lori Lamothe "Three Poems"

July 2017

Chelsea Dingman "Prayer After Migration & Miscarriage" Saquina Karla Guiam "Mythology" Kate O'Donoghue "A Little Girl Wakes Up on a Conveyor Belt" Talia Flores "efímero" Wendy Wisner "First Love" Krista Cox "Fisher of Women" Lauren Camp "Such Bowers of Surrender" Jennifer Lynn Krohn "Miss Pond's Etiquette for the Absurd " Maggie Fern "Trousseau" JM Miller "how death holds a form, a beholding" Jennifer Jackson Berry "I Can't Imagine Her Window" Nicholas Fuenzalida "Two Poems" Sandra Kolankiewicz "Quick Study" Catherine Chambers "Hush Hush" Katherine Hoerth "Pecos Bill, Awaiting Sue's Return"

June 2017

heather hughes "Atlantis" Allyson Ang "Portrait of a Modern Woman" Yasmin Saudi "some girls" Jessica Lynn Suchon "Undressing for a Personal Apocalypse" Kristin Ryan "Dissociative Amnesia" Allie Long "How Obsession is Born" Angie Macri "Graeae, What We Share" Anhvu Buchanan and Brent Piller "O Night I Left You " torrin a greathouse "The Preacher Screaming 'Yoga Pants are Sin'" Alison Prine "True" Grace Qing "Aria" Farah Ali "Endgame" Larisa Svirsky "Belonging" Tara Channtelle Hill "Sleepwalking" Jenn Strife Gibbs "May I Live as the Lotus" Hannah Warren "The Woman to the Doctor" Tammy Robacker "Bitch" Sandra Marchetti "Are you my angel?" Levi Todd "Upon Finding A Photo App That Lets You Set A Filter Before You Take the Picture" Ashley Mares "Undressing"

Special Feature: Moms Respond


May 2017


April 29, 2017: Ernesto L. Abeytia "My Lover is a Robot"

April 2017


March 18, 2017: Rachel Feder "Tweet Storm"

March 2017


February 2017


January 2017


2016

December 28, 2016: Jasmine Cui "Karyotype" December 28, 2016: Karen An-huei Lee "Epithalamium on Peau de Soie" December 21, 2016: Linette Reeman "After Donald Trump is Elected President, Alan Turing Calls Me Crying" December 21, 2016: Catharine Kyle "Ode to a Parallel Universe in Which I Ignite Care" December 14, 2016: Kristin Distel "Inside my father's stopped heart" December 7, 2016: Jenna Kelly "Forward to Injecting Chicks with Meth on Easter Sunday" November 30, 2016: Gabe Montesanti "Here Come the Boys" November 30, 2016: Karin Wraley Barbee "Girls" November 23, 2016: M J Arlett "Accomplice" November 16, 2016: Chris Campanioni "donald trump shakes" November 16, 2016: Amy Jo Trier-Walker "bury our names" November 9, 2016: Amorak Huey "The Kudzu, Everywhere" November 2, 2016: Shara McCallum "Ten Things You Might Like to Know About Madwoman" October 26, 2016: Nicole Scott "X" October 19, 2016: E. Kristin Anderson "This is how I am a monster" October 12, 2016: sam sax "Easy Fast" October 12, 2016: Matthew Landrum "To My Second Daughter" October 5, 2016: Ucke Ogbuji "Grey Erie" October 5, 2016: Kristie Letter "Algebraic" September 28, 2016: Ana Prundaru "Taking the Unfinished Apart" September 21, 2016: Joannie Stageland "Sketch in Blue with Darker Water" September 14, 2016: Katie Manning "Baby Dream #22: The Stranger" September 7, 2016: Rebecca Macijeski "When I was Six My Mother Set Out Sleeping Bags in a Blue Plastic Pool in the Yard So WeCould Watch the Lights in the Sky" August 31,2016: Sarah Escue "The Ungardening" August 24, 2016: Jonathan Duckworth "Three Knowings" August 17, 2016: Seven Chung "Things We Still Must Learn During the California Drought" August 10, 2016: Rachel Girty "Purity"

August 3, 2016: Pulsamos: LGBTQ Poets Respond to the Pulse Nightclub Shooting:
Gabe Montesanti Cover Luis Lopez-Maldonado "#PrayForOrlando" Christina Quintana "Historia (For Orlando)" Alexis Smithers "A Nightmare After Pulse" Jonathan May "jockstraps/gunfire" Siaara Freeman "Urban Girl & The Answer-less Hearts" Guillermo Filice Castro "Can We Get Home in One Piece Please" torrin a. greathouse "On the Midnight Sky, Fireworks Calling to Us Like a Mother in the Distance" Ella Ann Weaver "sunday, june 12th 2016" Remi Recchia "Orlando, Florida, 2016" Ami Maxine Irmen "Before Bodies were Battlefields" Sofia Rose Smith "Dance Floor" Amal Rana "Janazah for Pulse" Robert Américo Esnard "On Deciding Whether to Go Out" Mat Wenzel "Sissy Blood" Rachel Schmieder-Gropen "when America's queer pulse stopped beating" Mitelia Tribbitt "different" Kathryn Mueller "Brittle Stars" Douglas Ray "Ground Rules After Orlando" Emily Rose Cole "Definitions" Jennifer Morales "Ours" David B. Prather "One Nation" Gemma Cooper-Novack "Endings" Darrel Alejandro Holnes "All Legs Lead to Naomi Campbell" Kat Tan "Lights for Orlando" Steven Sanchez "The Gunman" J Phoenix "Simple Things" Don Cellini "Ringing" Dean Atta "Pulse" Sandra Yannone "Requiem for Orlando" Luis Lopez-Maldonado "Sour Taste In My Mouth" Siaara Freeman "Urban Girl Writes A Poem After She Hears About The Pulse OR Her Heart Breaks & The Poem Splits In 2" Justice Ameer "night divine" Katlyn Kurtz "Island Beat" Kenneth Pobo "Quiet Life" Oswaldo Vargas "The Orchard" Sage "Orlando, FL — June 12, 2016" Veronica Haunani Fitzhugh "Where Brown Once Lived: A Tribute to Orlando's Queer People of Color" Zachariah Spurrier "In Response to the Storm" Allison Paster-Torres "My Forty-Nine" Kit Kennedy "A Queer Elder Recites 50 Names to Nasturtium" Leslie Contreras Schwartz "Lullaby for My Son After the Orlando Massacre" Balley Workman "For Orlando" Mariama J. Lockington "June 12, 2016" Joanna Hoffman "After Orlando" Marina Montenegro "Pride" Michael Perez "6/12/16 (Flying Stone Poem)"

July 27, 2016: Gretchen Primack "Knowledge (East Wing)" July 20, 2016: Ira Sukrungruang "The Lusciousness" July 13, 2016: Candice Iloh "spin." July 6, 2016: Elijah Matthew Tubbs "Cairn" June 29, 2016: Danèlle Lejeune "Every Delicate Step" June 22, 2016: Anna Meister "Conditional" June 15, 2016: Saquina Karla C. Guiam "Tapestry" June 8, 2016: Adeeba Shahid Talukder "On Lightning and Rest" June 1, 2016: Khaty Xiong "After We Hid Your Body I Climbed into Rain"



Volume Six Issue Two (January 2014)

Editor's Note Monica Rose Burchfield "Quitting Ohio" Lisa Bickmore "All Souls" Athena Nilssen "Cardinal" Monique Gagnon German "Two Faced Moon" Brian Clifton "The River's Petition" Charles O'Hay "Mother" Faith S. Holsaert "The Last Day" Jacqeline Jules "Ostrich Behavior" Christopher Kuhl "Three Moments" Michelle Disler "when the flesh falls" Christine Guarino "The Swallowers" Christopher Kuhl "I Must Be Mad" Jesse Minkert "Certain Future" C. Wade Bentley "Afterbirth" Monica Rose Burchfield "The Bathers" Jamie Bruce "Seven Years of Smoke" Laura Sheahen "Mojave" Christopher Prewitt "A Male and Female Cardinal" Charles Schubert "Cedar Waxwing Lament" Stephen Mead "Halcyon"

Volume Six Issue Two Featured Theme: Great Lakes Poets (January 2014)

Janneen Pergrin Rastall "Deerton, Michigan" Sandra Joy Russell "Homage" Martin Ott "Mystery Spot" Rae Gouirand "Vermilion Border" Steven Gibb "Pressure Gradient" Tricia Knoll "Paper Money and Snake Eyes" Atalissa Dean "Do You Even Know What Honey Is?" Joshua Gage "On Gray Erie's Shores" Diane Lee Moomey "Fireflies" Sandra Joy Russell "Cemetery in Kraków"

Volume Six Issue One (June 2013)

Shannon K. Winston "Becoming Dalí" José Angel Araguz "Theology at Work" Louis Gallo "Sleep in the Hemisphere" Steve Plewnarz "Shadows of Oak" Sara Baker "Cooking Lessons" Nic Sebastian "decision at twilight" Lawrence Eby "#13" Dan Ivec "Autumn Courage, 1932" Caroline Klocksiem "Why must the blackness of nighttime collect in our mouths?" Ken Massicotte "We Are Sorry for Your Loss" Lawrence Eby "#16" Louie Crew "Near Plato's Cave" Leah Miranda Hughes "Chin Up, Buttercup" Denise M. Rogers "Reading Owl Moon to My Niece at Night" Shannon K. Winston "Herringbone Comb" Amanda Schoen "Children of the Burgess Shale" Emily Palmisano "Strange Dog Says Hello" Lee Slominsky "Current Drifting West" William Reichard "Vertigo" Gerry Grubbs "Found"

Volume Six Issue One Featured Theme: Rebirth (June 2013)


Volume Six Issue One Special Feature: The Poetry of Aurora House (June 2013)

Editor's Note About Aurora House Kari Krise "A Look in the Mirror" Denise Price "Something I Will Never Forget" Jennifer Downes "My Little Girl" Diana Horn "Being Invisible" Stephanie McVicker "Friendship" "Starr" Sharra Lehman "Afraid" Jennifer McElvain "Homesick" Peggy Arnold "I Did It" Kristi Frazier "The Most Beautiful Place on Earth" Jessica Cousino "Lois" Kristi Frazier "My Mirror" Jennifer McElvain "Prayers on the Bus" "Starr" Sharra Lehman "Take a Look in the Mirror" Diana Horn "Holding Your Breath" Kari Krise "Afraid/I Wish" Jessica Cousino "The Chamber" Peggy Arnold "Judge Me" Diana Horn "Vital Signs" Jennifer Downes "When I Look in the Mirror" Jennifer McElvain "Wish for Redemption"

Volume Five Issue Two (January 2013)


Volume Five Issue One (June 2012)


Volume Four Issue Two (December 2011)

Marcus Jackson "Woman in Secret" Jessica Patapoff "Waiting" Laura Sobbott Ross "Florida: The Final Frontier" Teneice Durrant Delgado "Remnants" James Owens "At Last Apollo Becomes Marsyas" Sandra S. McRae "Nice Work If You Can Get It" Abigail Carroll "The Way a Fish" Nathan Pillman "August in Illinois" Sarah Creech "The Last Butcher of Lynchburg" George Moore "The Language School" Sandra S. McRae "all the way to just about there" Stacia M. Fleegal "Clarification" Antonia Clark "The Antonym of Rain" Marcus Jackson "Crack Cook" Laura Sobbott Ross "At Age Twelve" Christopher Lee Miles "Learning Farther from Father" John Dorsey "Iron City Independence Day Poem" Teneice Durrant Delgado "Suburb Diva" Bill Shelton "October Burning" Michael Sandler "Rainwater"

Volume Four Issue One (June 2011)

Terry Mulert "Innocence" Andrea O'Rourke "Driving in the Rain in Atlanta" Heather Derr-Smith "The Chase" David Sullivan "George Bush Eats Shoe (In My Dreams)" Laurie Barton "Contact High" Maureen Kingston "First Love, Age 8" Alan King "Vacant" Margaret Walther "On the Way to Your Funeral" Laura Merzig Fabrycky "Almonds" Anne Barngrover "Hail Annie" Louis Gallo "Mercy" Karen J. Weyant "The Summer I Stopped Catching Bees" Laura Merzig Fabrycky "Finished" Kristin Roedell "Exorcism at Half Time" Heather Derr-Smith "Three Wolves, December Storm, Boundary Waters" Susan Alkaitis "Undone" Terry Mulert "Inside Walls" Jennifer Yeatts "Hip Poem" Brenda Paro "I Keep Having This Dream" Corinna McClanahan Schroeder "We Are Learning to Be Silent Together —"

Volume Three Issue Two (January 2011)

Sara Henning "Adolescence" Edward Byrne "Fishing Boats in Afternoon Light" Laura E. Davis "Missing" M.J. Iuppa "Eavesdropping" Davide Trame "Gout" Chas Hoppe "Coda" Jennifer Wong "The Last Monologues" Sharlene W.N. Teo "End Games" Lois Marie Harrod "Marlene Mae Likens Her Mother to Omega" Michael James Gossett "The Pensacola Beach Pier" Grace Marie Grafton "Vivid" Justin Dodd "The Accident" John C. Mannone "The Pines of Maunabo" Sara Henning "Little Match Girl" Glenn Ashley Paterson "Inside Elizabeth" Luanne Castle "Focus" Jessica Barrog "Pedophile" Robert Hastings "The Meaning of It" Caitlin Mackenzie "The Dive" Cyndle Plasted Rials "Out of Water Fashioned"

Volume Three Issue One (June 2010)

In Memoriam: Rane Arroyo Byron Beynon "Blue" Kit Kennedy "It's Never What You Think" Elizabeth Ashe "At Uncle Suzzie's" Barry Spacks "Strawberries" Michael Estabrook "whispering their lines" Linwood Rumney "A Child's Tyranny" Byron Beynon "Caravanserai" Nancy Rampson "Weed Field" Lisa J. Cihlar "A New Year's Diet Resolution" Katie Fesuk "Pilgrim Wife" Sandy Longhorn "Flood Plain" Ravi Shankar Rajan "Lion" Michael Lee Johnson "South Chicago Night and Day" Brianna Noll "Because Audrey Hepburn Movie Marathons Give Me Ideas" Paul Handley "Alaska Fish Boat" Michael Morical "Vermont" Adam Tavel "Camp Loss" Fernando Pérez "Oleander" Melissa Dickson Blackburn "Yellow Jackets" J. P. Dancing Bear "Assumpta Canaveral"

Volume Two Issue Three (December 2009)

Nanette Rayman Rivera "hope" Lois Marie Harrod "The sunlight has never heard of trees" Kimberly E. Ruth "The Art of Clamming" Jee Leong Koh "I see I am the last man drinking in the bar" Kerry Trautman "Candi's Pontiac" Stewart Florsheim "The Turning" Jenn Blair "Town Skirts" Roberta Feins "Taking Leave" Carolee Sherwood "the ferocity of temporary things" Jee Leong Koh "In the cloister, in the Temple of the Sacred Fountain" Derek Pollard "Once Ago" Jenn Blair "When a Syracuse Winter Ends" Anne Champion "Lepidoptery" Shivani Sivagurunathan "World" Laurie Barton "Traveling in America"

Volume Two Issue Two (August 2009)

Cameron Mount "How to Achieve Immortality" Shannon Walsh "Narcissus pseudonarcissus" Brent Newsom "Adjustment" Iris Gribble-Neal "Pay Phones and Other Archaic Artifacts like Love" Ansley Moon "From Belgrade to Sofiya" Stephen A. Rozwenc "now that a nonviolent revolution is truly needed" James H. Duncan "Sláinte" Peggy Douglas "Swinging" Fred Longworth "Last Tree" Kirsten Hemmy "Hawai'i Ne" Judith Skillman "The Blackberry Hedge in Autumn" Chris Girman "Love Poem to My Son" Ashok Niyogi "Jim Corbett Periphery" Gale Acuff "Amazed" Iris Gribble-Neal "One Good Thing About Pain" Doug Ramspeck "Snake Goddess" Lauren Scharhag "Ash, Tallow, Candle, Flame, Soap" Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo "Fear of Dying a Virgin" John Sibley Williams "from And Then Like a Saber" Linda Leedy Schneider "Conversations: Emergency Room" Kirsten Hemmy "Dear Now" Michael Cherry "Re-Incarnation" Louie Crew "Animal Magnetism" Alice Wong "My Palm Frond" Charlotte Seley "super-continent" Lenore Weiss "First Light Love" Lauren Scharhag "O, Bury Me Not" Tetman Callis "the compleat gentleman" Jeff Streeby "River: Soliloquy 1" Jennifer Mooney "After his death" Christopher Barnes "The Minute" Paul Howarth "White" Clyde Kessler "Parole" Julie R. Enszer "Jade Ring" Clare L. Martin "Winter" Tom Gribble "The Train's Twist of Light" Gail Rudd Entrekin "Figure-Ground Exercise" Stephen Garbarini "I Overcome Physics" Sheila Black "Plaster" Tim Hunt "Car Radio When It Seemed Late at Night (Gunsmoke)"

Volume Two Issue One (April 2009)

Jim Daniels "Moving to Miami" Glenn Sheldon "Perpetual Holiday" Carolynn Kingyens "Remains of a Crime Scene" David McLean "the rocks on the hill" Iain Macdonald "Absent" Gina Ferrara "Etched in Graphite" Michael Kocinski "In the Still of the Night" Charles Rafferty "Arizona" Glenn Sheldon "Dumping a Lover, Seeking Another" Anastasia Clark "Epitaphs in the Alley" Zuzanna Nitecka "untitled" Luigi Monteferrante "Motherhood" Jim Daniels "Blue Light" Carolynn Kingyens "Vacation Bible School" Zuzanna Nitecka "Christmas Day"

Volume One Issue Three (December 2008)


Volume One Issue Two (June 2008)

Susan Deer Cloud "Playing Marbles" Dan Nowak "A Return to the Past After History Failed Me" Katie Hartsock "The Sun Does Not Rise, We Turn To It" Naomi Glassman "Miles until Michigan" Michael Keshigian "Landlord" Andrew Terhune "The Rabbits of Chicago Wait Only for Me" Mel Sarnese "Family Reunion" David W. Landrum "Jugville, USA" Todd Heldt "The Problem with Memory" Tad Richards "Mittens" Benjamin Russell "Picasso's Loaves, 1952 (a photograph by Robert Doisneau)" Richard Lighthouse "activities during meetings" Ryan A. Bunch "At the Graveyard" Samuel S. Vargo "Just a Rainy Night in Georgia" Caitlin Ramsey "Handy" Kyi May Kaung "Geese" Steve Klepetar "Kids Today" Steve Trebellas "Sweet Dimes" Dan Nowak "Through a Snow Storm is Like Waiting to Call Yourself" Kathleen Boyle "O Nonni" Katerina Stoykova-Klemer "Stones" Susan Deer Cloud "Asthma" Patty Paine "salt; or the night you left" Kyi May Kaung "I come from …" Allan Peterson "My Math" Maw Shein Win "throwing sparklers at the green mezzanine" Kim Roberts "Summer Rain" Samuel S. Vargo "Fotophone" Janice D. Rubin "Interstate 5" Patrick Loafman "An Idiot's Guide to the Blue Cat" Saeed Jones "Eve on Top" Jean Tupper "Gisela, my friend …" Michael Spring "Leaving Belfast" Ryan A. Bunch "Annual Toads" Katie Hartsock "Leaving the Forest"

Volume One Issue One (March 2008)

Rane Arroyo "Brokeback Mountain" Frederick Lord "Diving Bell" Allison Tobey "The Wedding Photo" Frederick Lord "Cupping My Car Keys like a Bird I Want to Keep Quiet" Tom Carson "Breakfast plate portraits" Ryan McLellan "Too much life" Peter Gunn "Tate Modern" Tom Carson "The beach" Sally O'Quinn "October View" Jeff Crouch "thermostat" JR Walsh "Maybe he'll adopt our children" Carine Topal "Eating Apples" David B. McCoy "Skylight" Lightsey Darst "Don't" Amanda McQuade "At the Shore" Lenore Weiss "U.S. Soldier With Traumatic Stress Disorder Syndrome, Post Iraq" Adam Houle "How I Imagine the Seasons on a Walk with My Dog" Daria Tavana "Bunkered Up!" Martin Willitts, Jr. "Forest Haiku" Joseph Reich "from Twelve Odd Stanzas Involving Culture" Lisa Fay Coutley "In Love, Fridays are Best Spent Watching the Discovery Channel" Ray Succre "Seedless Blackberry Jam" Davide Trame "The Threshold" John Grey "Glassy" Ryan McLellan "Exploratory" Kenneth Pobo "Leave it to Buble&34; Joseph Hutchison "Poplar" Amanda McQuade "Happy Hour 3" Adam Penna "from Lyrics to Genji" Lisa Fay Coutley "In e-Harmony" Anne Baldo "jenny hanniver" Jackson Lassiter "Instant Oatmeal Instructions" Taylor Graham "Erinys Erinys" Celeste Snowber "water litany" Davide Trame "Moth"