“The ocean was a cryogenic room, a place for hovering near death”: a beautiful new long work by Oki Sogumi, selected by Summer poetry editor, Cassandra Troyan.
Jennifer Tamayo takes her black eraser to Carl Andre in a new visual poem, selected by Summer poetry editor Cassandra Troyan.
“One thing fattens as another lies prone for feeding.”: a new poem from Rob Halpern, selected by Summer poetry editor Cassandra Troyan.
“The thought of / the dying world makes me feel less sad than really / lazy.”: a new long poem by Brandon Brown, selected by Summer poetry editor Cassandra Troyan.
“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.