Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Pop-Up Halloween Store

  The Pop Up Halloween Store By Chase Dimock   The Pop-Up Halloween Store is the zombie corpse of a long dead retail outlet rising from the grave. Beneath the orange banner looms the faint spectral glow of a Borders … Continue reading

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Women Who Love Men Like Ours 

Women Who Love Men Like Ours By Rebecca Schumejda   (Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two part series of poems on incarceration by Rebecca Schumejda. You can read the first one here.) Before my brother’s incarceration, I held many … Continue reading

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Earth, Air And Lynda Carter

  Earth, Air And Lynda Carter By Margaret Crocker   Earth, Air And Lynda Carter I first remember flying. Flying with the ceiling’s 70’s popcorn textures at my cheek. I could touch it if I’d only stretched out my hand. … Continue reading

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the bleeding horse at sea

  the bleeding horse at sea By John Sweet   the bleeding horse at sea and then it turned out that the trick was just to give in to depression, and of course i felt like a fool for not … Continue reading

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All of the Above

  All of the Above By Jason Ryberg   All of the Above A book of poems is a family photo album for a spectacularly dysfunctional family, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, wedding announcements, obituaries and concert ticket stubs, a … Continue reading

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Leadwood: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker

Leadwood: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker By Chase Dimock   In Leadwood, Daniel Crocker surveys twenty years of his work as a poet. Ranging from the metaphysical significance of the McRib to courageous deep dives into bipolar disorder, Crocker’s … Continue reading

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Sally with the Accent

Sally with the Accent By Kevin Ridgeway   Sally with the Accent she’s from Yonkers has white skin white hair and a bright smile she used to do social work and her insight means she can finish our  therapist’s sentences … Continue reading

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