Issue #145 September 2023

Helene English, Lightnin’ Hopkins Texas Blues Man
Oil on Canvas
15” x 15”
  • DERRIÈRE LE MUR ANTI-BRUIT/PROMENADES EN ÎLE-DE-FRANCE by Chantal Bizzini translated by J. Bradford Anderson

    Pourquoi le rez-de-chaussée
  • Emanuel’s Elegies: “Something about art/ And its opportunities” by Deborah Bogen

    Emanuel’s Elegies: “Something about art/ And its opportunities” Lynn Emanuel is the author of three books of poems, none of…

    Issue #145 September 2023
  • Nicole Sealey on The Ferguson Report: An Erasure: An interview with  Sally Bliumis-Dunn

    I am so excited to delve into The Ferguson Report : An Erasure.
    Featured Selection
  • Kallet | Harper

    When my friends lost their baby, I
    Station to Station
  • Groom, Simms, Kellogg, et. al.

    Kelle Groom on “TURN IT UP” and “MORE NIGHTS THAN DAYS”: “TURN IT UP”  I wrote this poem after reading…

    Issue #145 September 2023
  • Jared Beloff’s “Who Will Cradle Your Head” reviewed by Linda Mills Woolsey

    In A Sand County Almanac (1949), Aldo Leopold writes: “One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds.”
    Book Review
  • A Brief Portfolio

    “Digital streaming, brother, rates of flow in time
  • Car le Vice by Tomaž Šalamun translated from the Slovenian by Brian Henry

    Car le Vice, rongeant ma native noblesse
  • You Don’t Travel Light, Life

    is a cumbersome business.
  • The World As Sound

    I didn’t speak until I was five
  • More Nights Than Days and Turn It Up

    At the end of my street, they cut the trees.
  • Head of a Woman with the Horns of a Ram

    I used to curse the sidewalk ice
  • Little Black Dress and Julia

    Puddled at my feet or ruched
  • Storm Song, Monarch, Sultry Night and Galveston, 1900

    Last night heat
  • Two Poems by George Seferis, translated from modern Greek by Jennifer R. Kellogg

    George Seferis, Two Poems,  translated from modern Greek by Jennifer R. Kellogg     Holy Saturday   Tomorrow, the brilliant…


    We listened as a pair of owls rousted
  • A Brief Portfolio of Selected Poems by Yves Bonnefoy translated by Hoyt Rogers

    I admire the definition of poetry in Beasts, Men, and Gods, the inexhaustible book by Ossendowski.