Poetry


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 […]


Late Work by Kristen Case   Recently updated !

  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 […]


Winter Solstice by Jennifer Key   Recently updated !

    No neat bales tally the end of winter’s ledger. Instead, my father’s dog, an arabesque in white, whirls in the haze grown two feet tall. The setter who always points his target cannot find his master. Late afternoons hereafter we’ll see what we’ve been navigating in the dark. […]


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

              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     […]