Issue #119 July 2021

Jean Cocteau, Green Profile on Grey Background, 1955

  • Memories, Friends in Dreams, and Reflections on the Poet’s Life and some Advice to Young Poets: Seven Minutes with John Skoyles and Nancy Mitchell

    Memories, Friends in Dreams, and Reflections on the Poet’s Life and some Advice to Young Poets
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  • For Your Eighteenth Birthday

    Not a car nor papa’s advice.
  • Escude, LaFemina, Buchinger, et. al.

    Alejandro Escude on “A Streetcar Named Panera”: I wrote “A Streetcar Named Panera” pretty much as I was going through…

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  • The Opposite of Silence: Poetry Interposes by T.R. Hummer

    The dream, in medias res, founders on the grinding of a garbage truck
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  • Letter to a Cyclist and Early Spring

    The cyclist who’s rushing for the usual gold
  • The Rehearsal

    “At our first duo rehearsal—Bach’s B-
  • Inauguration Day

    Yes, like thousands of joyful poets today
  • The Interview

    Where is your wheel? Your bike-body? Sturdy-car-self?
  • The Just Measure and Eels

    I stay here on the balcony after the rain, peering at the sky of a rocky landscape,
  • After the War for Independence and Despite Nostalgia

    Those boys in the basement, middle-schoolers, unruly
  • In Which the Sea Rakes at My Window and Seemingly Unlike Me

    and I wake rattled, as if to resist a long fall
  • Auntie Deluvian and Alien On The Ark: Two by Two

    Deep-time they called it when King Dumuzid the Shepherd
  • February Elegy with Tulips on a Glass Table

    It’s the yellow dust inside the tulips.
  • Elements and A Streetcar Named Panera

    An abandoned father heals,
  • I Was Reading the Sunlight, I Was Planting the Words on this Page

    I know why Cicero says
  • The Hölderliniae by Nathaniel Tarn reviewed by Devin King

    My favorite book by Nathaniel Tarn was not written by Nathaniel Tarn.
    Issue #119 July 2021