Racial Allegory and Complex Contradiction in Rajiv Mohabir’s The Taxidermist’s Cut

A metaphor that extends across a poem, defying clichés and breaches of clarity or cohesion, is already a feat to be admired. Rajiv Mohabir sees this challenge and raises it 98 pages, pushing a metaphor and its accompanying string of associative leaps to form the rock upon which The Taxidermist’s […]

X-Ray by Kathleen McGookey   Recently updated !

Download the PDF file .       Kathleen McGookey has published three books of poems, most recently Heart in a Jar. Another book is forthcoming from Press 53 in 2019. Her work has appeared in journals including Crazyhorse, Denver Quarterly, Epoch, Field, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, and Quarterly West. She […]