from A Woman With No Tongue by Daniela Camacho, translated by Sylvia Beato

                                                                                                                  a blow of sunrise in flowers                                                                                    leaves me intoxicated from lilac light and nothing                                                                                                 drunk from paralysis and certainty                                                                                                                         -Alejandra Pizarnik   Intoxicated, no, not from light, no. Drunk and singing psalms, no. The blackest birds of my mouth and the knives, no, from […]

Morning Glories by Shira Dentz

Fruitpicking at a nearby farm, I saw white flowers among the blueberry bushes and wondered whether they were blueberry flowers, somehow having morphed from the blueberry cluster shapes. A kind of translation. That nature extrapolated grace this way quieted me.   A sticking point was the nonblue of the flowers, […]

Three Wives by Darien Hsu Gee

      Darien Hsu Gee lives and writes from the island of Hawaii. In addition to her book publications, Darien’s most recent work appears in Columbia Review, Shanghai Literary Review (forthcoming winter 2018), and Delmarva Review (forthcoming winer 2018). She is currently an MFA candidate at Rainier Writing Workshop, […]