Issue #89 January 2019

Lee Friedlander from The Little Screens, 1963


  • Sherrard, Buckley, Collins, et. al.

    “Wild Yeast” and “Kiss and Tell” are both from my manuscript-in-progress,
    Editors Note
  • 5 under 35

    I am honored to introduce these remarkable works by supremely talented young poets.
    Featured Selection
  • Dredgings by Alexander Dickow

    Dredgings Alexander Dickow Why not mix languages, like Theresa Hak Kyung Cha or Jody Pou? French and English are to…

    Essays and Comment
  • Mark Scroggins’ “Pressure Dressing”, reviewed by Joshua Corey

    What do you want? What would make you happier?
    Book Review
  • Trespass and Dante Confidential

    That is not your poem to write, she says.
  • Amusements

    These are the long days that fill with night
  • Going Out Staying In

    I’ve done the math of staying in bed,
  • Market Day

    Python belt on my jeans.
  • Notes on Desire

    Archytas of Tarentum said the most fatal curse
  • Invitation to the Dance and Pieces of us Keep Breaking Off

    In the summer of 1949, Jacques d’Amboise found himself in a clash with a bully
  • A Convalescent Bed in a Field of Yellow Tulips

    Your wires trail into a gopher hole.
  • Kennedy

    Based on the private messages I receive
  • Burial Arrangements

    If I have to be buried at all,
  • Wild Yeast & Kiss and Tell

    What color is Shakespeare?
  • Here & Now

    I’m walking the beach where I ran as a child.

    Where in the world does it fit
  • Disseminate

    Plums to the Garden of Eden. Their flesh