Poems from Amy Soricelli

When Zoe Doesn't Know Her Mom Is Dying There is nothing new to dying. The faces of those who watch are the same, the eyes are the same,...

Poems from Ayse Teksen

Most Nights Most nights I feel lonely even when I’m not feeling guilty over a pleasure forbidden to me. But it’s the hardest when words...

Poems from Anahit Arustamyan

I Need Your Vehicle Hey, stranger! These snowflakes aren't dying of cancer. Each of them is a melting dancer. I am one of them but I'm a...

Poems from Dinah Smith

For Her Birthday The people she's forgotten bring her flowers And birthday cards, with words she cannot read. What does she know of years...

Poems from Barb Reynolds

Because I don’t want to end up like I started: dependent, naked, eyes sealed shut. Because, they weren’t kidding—whether Electra or...

Poems from Whitney Walters

Dear Girl I see you sitting beneath the trees in the campus library piecing together the philosophy of words you describe yourself with....

Poems from Mary K O'Melveny

Fission (Or, the Day I Discovered My Wife - June, 1988) Radioactive fission, where the center of a heavy element spontaneously emits a...

Poems from Sharon Tracey

Self-Portrait — Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1790); oil on canvas; 100 x 79 cm After all those years painting patron Marie Antoinette and her...

Poems from RC deWinter

new boots just spent some bucks for boots they're light and comfy tie above the ankles perfect for tromping out into the underbelly of an...

Poems from Jan Ball

Augsburg Pedicure Not the piranha pedicure of London where little fish nibble our tough callouses or the luxurious soakings in hot,...

Poems from Savannah Roberson

Harvest I plant seeds and I weave between the ghosts of the field—those fatigued, war-torn echoes in the clouds who press ice into the...

Poems from Katharine Coggeshall

The Split I had a fight with myself this morning, perhaps because the yucca bushes are blooming or perhaps because I’m phasing with the...

Poem from Dayna Lellis

Strong Women I know strong women who are loud. They speak their minds to the masses, knowing that their truths are more important than...

Poem from Stacey Rice

Gabriel Beckett and His Tablet after Shel Silverstein’s Jimmy Jet and His TV Set I’ll tell you the story of Gabriel Beckett – please know...