POEM by SARAH PEMBERTON STRONG
Just the eggs, please.
POEM by HANNA TAWATER
A squid’s name is Gertrude
POEM by TIM CRAVEN
convergent / convergent / convergent / I love you
POEM by ANDERS CARLSON-WEE
The hobos / that could have pulled a switchblade and opened me / like a flood enfolding the red North Dakota clay.
POEM by JOHN F. BUCKLEY
This is your captain speaking. / The lifeboat can only hold one. / Please proceed to the Lido deck / for a very special announcement.
POEM by TOM HOLMES
It’s shape we first desire — the silhouette / with a sterile mask or draped with a strapless dress —
POEM by LORI MOSLEY
Within the trash tree line / I lay in wait for the Plymouth
ATLANTIS and RED EYE by BENJAMIN GOLDBERG
I’d need to draw box cutters across my eyelids / to see the city that 3:00 a.m. pulls out of me
PICKLED and HER, JUST THEN by JASON STOCKS
Something breathes fire in the center of all of us. / After and during long days that bring bills and aches.
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