Tag Archives: American Poetry

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ANDREA SHERWOOD

BLACKOUT By Andrea Sherwood I lived a year in a small black box under a barbershop some nights not even an inch of moonshine would sit on the windowsill the room                                    purgatory with no objects no thing save the thick dark … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ERRIC EMERSON

By Erric Emerson: MOTHERLESS If I try eyes-shut hard; recall the misty likeness of a stretcher and air mask, a trailer lined with ice-fangs in Napanoch, a red ball I worshipped at three years old. How your legacy sits in … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RHIANNON CONLEY

MURMUR by Rhiannon Conley “Did You Know? You can swim through the aorta of a blue whale.” I watched as two children swam, their soft hands like fins pushing themselves out of the open chamber of the imagined whale’s red … Continue reading

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The Mark Twain Speech

. The Mark Twain Speech By John Dorsey . The Mark Twain Speech for mark mcclane you talk about frontiers that only dead men & drunks can see not about the blood & sweat that goes into words that won’t … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: EMILY BLAIR

By Emily Blair: Today’s poems previously appeared in cream city review (vol. 41.1) and Indiana Review (vol. 39, no.1) and appear here today with permission from the poet. Emily Blair’s poetry has appeared in Gulf Coast, Sixth Finch, Juked, Indiana … Continue reading

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Under the Tamarind Tree

. Under the Tamarind Tree By Bunkong Tuon . Editor’s Note: This past week, the nation witnessed devastating images from detention centers and heard hateful rhetoric spewed about immigration. Now, more than ever, it is important to humanize immigration and emphasize … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LAURA READ

RIP, LAURA’S VAGINA By Laura Read Your vagina is beginning to devitalize, the doctor explained, when I asked him why I had had so many urinary tract infections lately. The first thing I thought was that I should say No, … Continue reading

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