Daily Archives: June 14, 2018


A Guide to Cages by Alana Folsom

  You don’t want to become bitter             with responsibility, so you try to make him the responsible one.             You fear you want him more for enduring your tests. If this is love,             you tell yourself, even when you let go he will never fully             release you. You tell yourself to […]


“It’s an effort to map my own self”: A Conversation with Asiya Wadud and a Folio of Poems, curated by Henk Rossouw

Asiya Wadud is the author of the chapbook we, too, are but the fold. Her first book, Crosslight for Youngbird, is forthcoming from Nightboat Books later this year and other books will be out from Ugly Duckling Presse and Nightboat in 2019 and 2020, respectively. She lives in Brooklyn, New […]


THE DWELLING PLACE (or SCORING THE DEATH OF THE FIRSTBORN) by Lisa Hiton

              Έτσι, με την αναμονή, οι νύχτες μας έχουν επιμηκυνθεί           Μέχρι το τραγούδι έχει ριζώσει και να αναπτυχθεί σαν ένα δέντρο.           Και εκείνοι στη φυλακή, ω μητέρα, και αυτές μακριά στην εξορία     […]


Late Work by Kristen Case

  Bright essence of bright effluence increate. Milton, now blind, speaks to light. A thick snow occupies the air and dulls all objects. Mornings I seek a cold unsharable clarity. Ahead of all summons. When the air clears the revealed world is bleached, a loose wreck. The glass window on […]