“In sound and silence I can see, see the theatricality of your quotidian body”: poems of performative pleasure from Rachel Ellison selected by summer poetry editor Cassandra Troyan.
“And mostly we are exhausted and unmoved, even if at times a flare crests the wind and plaining voices rue inside this very long, little war, the opacity of it, around which we stumble as if looking for a light.” A coterie essay from Jackqueline Frost selected by summer poetry editor Cassandra Troyan.
3 new poems by Jackie Wang on the conditions of being possible. “You’re a woman with a diseased heart,” she said, “which should not be confused with heart disease, as a diseased heart is what you get after bleeding too many unstitched metaphors.”
“Immanent like no description passes for witness / Repeated until we are one with violence”: a new poem from Thom Donovan selected by Summer poetry editor Cassandra Troyan.
The nature of the lamb and the predator take form in a new poem by Anne Boyer, selected by Summer poetry editor Cassandra Troyan.
Jeff Alessandrelli talks form and contemporary poetry through a review Edward Hirsch’s A Poet’s Glossary.
Terror and sound abound in a new poem by Marie Buck, selected by Summer poetry editor Cassandra Troyan.
Get gold with guns, butter, shinola, and all such other slow wild stacked up today in Independence via a new poem by Anna Vitale, selected by Summer poetry editor Cassandra Troyan.
A moving new poem by Jacqueline Waters, selected by Spring poetry editor Molly Brodak.
The fury of G-d is opened in a new poem by Natalie Lyalin, selected by Spring poetry editor Molly Brodak.