Daily Archives: October 14, 2015

My Brother & Me, Grown Up
by Carolyn Williams-Noren

  A couple of duck-bodied waterbirds have shadowed us                       all the way around Green Lake. Charcoal grey, heads black, eyes ripe like currants. White beaks.                       Bills, my brother offers. We crouch on the low wall beside the water.                       They paddle up as though we have bread. What do we owe, […]

Science and the Elephant’s Child: Part II—Fly Me to The Moon and Let Me Play Among the Stars by Bronwyn Mills

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site fidelity by G.C. Waldrep

  your eye / underthreatens   radiant osprey, fire-hasp yarrow blooming yet tenderly, at the summit       G.C. Waldrep’s most recent books are a long poem, Testament (BOA Editions, 2015), and a chapbook, Susquehanna (Omnidawn, 2013). With Joshua Corey he edited The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral […]

Smile by Michael Capel

            On the right, my father: tanned and almost bald, sun gleaming on his red scalp. Gas-station shades and his left eye bugging out over the top, thyroid off the hook again. Shorts still wet with salt-water. Pockets lumpy with his wallet, cigars, Zippo. Smiling. Two teeth missing on the […]