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Chance Hogan: i was a bird right then

i was a bird right then one day i will be again (swan dive into estuary, los campesinos) Halcyon in Retrograde I washed my face with ice clear…

Calida Howell: Don Quixote of La Mancha

Sarah Moreno: New cold year

Wash hands under shards of glass and marvel That your fingertips do not bleed. Look at the lights in the square and up At the tops of the…

Patrick Ensslin: Attics

Silence explodes in me! I explode in silence! It is both impossible and necessary to speak truly. I desperately try to uncircumscribe this tongue, to speak unbound, but…

Rasanjana Bhandari: Self-Portrait

Camille Gagnier: Viva Trinidad by Rogers Becerra Casanovas Translation

Viva Trinidad Mi tierra es la gran tierra de los Mojos De esforzados y valientes en las selvas y el hogar Que llevan en se pecho todo el…

Neal Bhattacharya: Tou Logos Theou

0. Apollo is inscrutable. I’m personally too ill-equipped (lacking both intelligence and knowledge) to even roughly sketch his domain, in the way I supposedly can for, say, Aphrodite…

Martha Campbell: A real conversation with my dad

“Dad, what’s your favorite color?” “Blue” “But what kind of blue? Like a royal blue…?” “No, like a blue blue.” “More specifically…? Maybe a royal blue?” “No, a…

Thomas Tatum: Drowning

tumble, still, slight fettered fly hold and hope the winds go by cling to fluffy, battered sky and stay aloft on powdered lie the sun must sing sweet…

Claire Racette: (extra) terrestrial and Apology