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…

  • LIGHT OF THE MOON, PATRIMONY, AN UNWANTED LIGHT

    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.