Tag Archives: book-length poetry

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: IN THE ABSENCE

From IN THE ABSENCE By Dara Barnat: IMPRINT I hear you’re gone and I fall with you. In that place part of me stays, like a hand in clay, even as I make rice for dinner, boil water, measure the … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: DECENCY

From DECENCY By Marcela Sulak: selections from SOLIDARITY vi. Virginity It’s not that you get tired, it’s that it starts to be the only thing, starts to disappear you. Your parents phone you at college to ask: how is your … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RIVER ELECTRIC WITH LIGHT

From RIVER ELECTRIC WITH LIGHT By Sarah Wetzel: A WORSHIP OF RIVERS If I must choose a word for you, let it be river. Not the river’s smoothed banks that, like skin, give form to breath and blood, the throb … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LOUDER THAN EVERYTHING YOU LOVE

From LOUDER THAN EVERYTHING YOU LOVE By Nicole Rollender: SCATTERING I remember your clavicle pressed like a blade under your skin, the moon pooling in your cheeks’ hollows. You wanted to be buried in the green dress you always wore … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: OLAM, SHANA, NEFESH

From OLAM SHANA NEFESH By Jane Medved: SIRENS They think it is the young girls singing you see, we pull them to us as smoothly as oiled rope uncurls into golden braids. It only takes a few minutes before everything … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: STATE OF GRACE: THE JOSHUA ELEGIES

From STATE OF GRACE: THE JOSHUA ELEGIES By Alexis Rhone Fancher: DYING YOUNG Midnight, and again I’m chasing sleep: its fresh-linen smell and deep sinking, but when I close my eyes I see my son, closing his eyes. I’m afraid … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MOVEMENT NO. 1: TRAINS

From MOVEMENT NO. 1: TRAINS By Hope Wabuke: and when she waits, knowing its coming by the movement of light across rusted metal, the dirty white tiles of tunnel wall almost beautiful in the light sliding closer through darkness, approaching … Continue reading

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