Issue #84 July 2018

Untitled, by Elizabeth Koning

  • REVENANT

    Salt and sour bait
  • Marc Scroggins Why Swinburne? (An Open Letter)

    Why Swinburne? (An Open Letter) Dear B——, The other night at the bar, when I had just gotten in from…

    Issue #84 July 2018
  • Cruel Futures: Carmen Giménez Smith, reviewed by Sarah Huener

    From its first pages, Cruel Futures is a book of intense assuredness. Carmen Giménez Smith’s latest book is richly lyrical,…

    Book Review
  • In a Pile of Pictures

    The man—young enough to be my son—
  • THE HARVARD CLASSICS

    My grandfather bought a set for his living room,
  • LITTLE PIECES OF STRING TOO SMALL TO BE USED | INCEST | HER LISTS | BIRD SONGS

    Granny's label on a box in her attic.
  • Stages on a Journey Westward

    All the mapmakers in history
  • Fagan, Solomon, Codrescu, et.al.

      Kathy Fagan on “Fountain” I think “Fountain” is a poem about plans and patterns, how they grow, change and…

    Issue #84 July 2018
  • For Those Whose Lives Have Seen Themselves

    Welcome all who have traveled the long road
  • july

    The best thing about this month is not
  • Angela Ball

          Angela Ball directs the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi. Her sixth book of…

    Featured Selection
  • from Border Crossings

    On dark nights when I have no words of my
  • Amsterdam

    Your shadow is born new
  • Olympia

    The ancient Greeks knew how to pick out a sacred spot,
  • return of the repressed in the age of avantgarde robots

    creating and smashing ideas of high and low was a good
  • FOUNTAIN

    Dogwood white knuckle it through January, February, March: