Issue #114 February 2021

Billy Hickey, “Thanksgiving”

  • A Frozen Present: D. Nurkse on the Language of Fascism and “The Land of Magic”

    This timely essay, which is also a trenchant exegesis of Henri Michaux’s unfinished poem “The Land of Magic,” witnesses to…

    Essays and Comment
  • John Wall Barger Reviews That Was Now, This Is Then by Vijay Seshadri

    “Eternity,” Heraclitus wrote, “is a child playing checkers; a child’s kingdom.”
    Book Review
  • An interview with Teri Ellen Cross Davis by Leeya Mehta

    An interview with Teri Ellen Cross Davis by Leeya Mehta     Today is January 20th, a historic day that…

    Featured Selection
  • Seaton, Hadas, Sholl, et. al.

    Maureen Seaton on “Heretical Physics”: “Heretical Physics” changed shape dramatically several times before it landed on the pages of PLUME.…

    Editors Note
  • Double Effect: December 31

    the bridge closes behind you
  • Four Poems

    Unable to return from my ashes
  • Three Poems

    These dead again and again
  • Letters from Earth & Sky

    The petals
  • The Window Light, The Dead Boy Isn’t Dad & The Window Light Again

    Painting around the windowsill
  • Thanksgiving Near Cape Coast & Pine Cones: April 2020

    Churning along through viscous mud,
  • MISSA CORONA SPINEA Good Friday, Macomb County

    On one side of one dumpster
  • August City Night & Love in Kyiv

    stifles, thick stream
  • Butchery

    They do it right here in the front yard in Wellsville,
  • Heretical Physics & Mermaid Rescued by EMTs in Colorado

    When I was englobed in subatomic quarks and bosons floating
  • The Other Hemisphere & Like California

    It shut us up, the new, dumbed us
  • The Mending Wall

    No one noticed as I left both the tour group
  • The Cocoon, I Started Slowly & Morning’s Only Yellow

    Visiting my cousin’s church I found
  • Solstice, Seven Questions (Private/Public) & A Fable

    blood on a slide--thumbprint in a pool--
  • Earth, Temple, Gods

    A woman's feet, in lace-up sandals made of stone.