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Poem of the Week: Meg Ronan

July 11, 2014
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EPITHALAMION FOR OUTLAWS: ACE HIPORST

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Review: Endi Bogue Hartigan’s “Pool: 5 Choruses”

July 3, 2014
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The narrative is fragmental, and drifts like movements which possess their own immediate merits. The symphonic quality is evident. Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” is not a piece which moves in a deft pattern, and neither is Hartigan’s collection.

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Poem of the Week: Erik Richardson

June 30, 2014
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Forth from the intersecting origin

Each number is newly born/and ages as it goes/this is the realm of the rich/and the shallow, an empty quadrant/where they think they exist

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Poem of the Week: Tony Mancus

June 24, 2014
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The people who I love are growing infections. They florally reconstitute. I am wishing their stamens. I am unconscious. What lips these flowers will vaunt.

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Poem of the Week: Rosebud Ben-Oni

June 16, 2014
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we never stay in the ground long/and you will come when we call/only we come back wrong/only we come back/with the foreign gods hanging on

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Poem of the Week: Stephanie Berger

June 9, 2014
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What are her threats but testimonies of love?

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Poem of the Week: Nikki Wallschlaeger

June 6, 2014
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Sonnet 3, 10, 15

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Featured Press: Called Back Books (Inaugural feature!)

June 3, 2014

CALLED BACK BOOKS—a new press run out of Oakland, CA and crafted by the poets Sharon Zetter and Lucas M. Rivera—stresses the import of THE BOOK and will be focusing on small volumes from emerging writers, highlighting the discourse of POETRY and a range of mediums germane to the question of ART, METAPHYSICS, LANGUAGE, ETHICS, ETC.

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Poem of the Week: cris cheek

May 25, 2014
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  Usage else makeup without pretty retweeted without personal notes retweeted without notes without personnel retweeting personal doubt is else bulling me typing retweeted. I can’t speak for myself i can’t tweet. I cannot speak of an illness I cannot speak a chance dogging the title unwoken else used i make Bully negated retweeted.   […]

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Poem of the Week: Ben Kopel

May 13, 2014
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whatever holy something / might want / even me / a teenage symphony / a pure system of spasms / wrecked with sex /

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Poem of the Week: Lara Glenum

May 7, 2014
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Her snout is scaly + She has a grotty disease

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Poem of the Week: Jenny Zhang

May 1, 2014
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I’m not gonna eat Keats’ eye after all and use it/to see who will read me when I’m dead

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Poem of the Week: Amanda J. Bradley

April 25, 2014
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Swallowed Whole Recently, on vacation, I saw a blue heron catch and eat a fish. In its middle, the fish was a good deal larger than the heron’s slender neck. Looking out subway windows, sparks fly, light up graffiti tags in this dark, rat-infested tunnel I am hurtling through. Ideas leap to mind: violence, poverty, […]

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Poem of the Week: Jeff Rath

April 19, 2014
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On This Side

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Poem of the Week: Maria Mazziotti Gillan

April 11, 2014
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Watching the Pelican Die On TV, I watch the pelican with its mouth wide open, its wings and body coated with oil. Is it screaming? I do not hear the sound and since this is a photograph, I don’t know if it was caught in that mouth-stretched howl when it died or if it’s howling […]

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Returning to the Natural Baby Voice: An Interview With Maria Mazziotti Gillan

April 10, 2014
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Did Whitman play it safe? Ginsberg? Anne Sexton? Adrienne Rich? No, they didn’t and that’s why people remember their work.

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