Poems from Sam B.

Dual i question my masculine because i am no man but/ that's where i keep my strength. heavy with milkfull and giving but i can't say...

Poem from Emily Strauss

Fractured Lives Born with the memory of the first spark we grow to points of fractured glass. We must now let go of distractions like...

Poems from Lisa Zimmerman

Getting Lost as a Child on the Feast Day of Saint Bernadette First there was rushing sunlight, a cold, clear morning. France in April, a...

Poems from Dawn Cunningham

I’ve been eating honey right from the spoon -- Marie Ponsot after Marie Ponsot after (as she, as her, as female, remembers) bees hum &...

Poems from Colleen Moyne

I Remember I don’t remember love, only eye-rolling impatience and folded-arm frustration at my attempts to connect I can’t recall...

Poems from Jacqueline Jules

Second Story Bedroom My mother was a second child, the daughter born five years after the favored son. She spent weekends confined to a...

Poems from Gilberte O'Sullivan

Outside Woman She came to him open-mouthed like the caves of Gasparee black gums dripping stalactite breathing tendrils of herb Cursing a...

Poem from Yong Takahashi

Room A ring sits on the shelf On your side of the walk-in closet All your clothes now gone We fought when we purchased the house I...

Poems from Lauren Scharhag

Hirsute Woman I am all hair. Not the charming furriness of Frida Kahlo’s ironical unibrow, the sensual sepias of her lounging, nude,...

Poems from Frances Koziar

Once They came once, a people we didn’t believe in warriors across a horizon colourless with war They fought once, but they bled alone...

Poems from Karen Horsley

Promises When did it change from love to hate The loathing you feel is etched on your face Your hurtful words leave invisible scars And...