Issue 20/21
Issue 20/21: spring/summer 2016

Christopher Merkner Exquisite, Exemplary

Jamie Fisher Peonies

Youmi Park Friends

Thomas Pierce Two Bananas

Amy Scharmann The Marathons


Mary Blume Bettina Bergery: The Archivist of the Ephemeral

Ryan Ruff Smith New Neighbors

Emma Smith-Stevens Extra | Live Through This


Davis McCombs The Widder Mercer | Found Downriver

Diane Mehta Groomed Water Descending in Prisms

Dan O’Brien The War Reporter Paul Watson Rewinds the Film | The War Reporter Paul Watson and the Mountain of Nothing

Christian Prigent (translated by Claire Eder) Palatino | Cappella Sistina

Laura Bylenok Void If

Luke Daly Phloem Poem

David McDannald When Presidents Surf Porn Theorem

Ed Skoog The Red Bird

David Thacker Cravings

Santiago Vizcaino (translated by Alexis Levitin) Consistencia (Accuracy) | El Carbón Del Fuego ( Embers)

Brittany Cavallaro Evidence

Alice Friman Frame It | When Did We First

Jon Loomis Lucky Me | Legoland

Matthew Westbrook Poem In Which Nothing Is Left But Survivor’s Guilt

Brian Barker Cottonmouths | Daddy Longlegs

Alan Michael Parker A Poem for Sally

Susan Comninos After a Time, Time

Judy Brackett What the Great-Grandmother Believes in

Pura López Colomé (translated by Dan Bellm) from Letanía en el Huerto (from Litany in the Garden)

Patrick Whitfill Portrait of the Artist as the Local Punk Band, The Snotty Cocks, at Their First Real Gig

Derick Mattern If These Should Hold Their Peace

Andrew Grace The World Will Not Break My Heart

David Welch Homophonies (XXXV-LI)

Juan Gelman (translated by Lisa Rose Bradfield) from Hoy: CIV (from Today: CIV) | from Hoy: LXXXVIII (from Today: LXXXVIII)

Adam Vines After Balthus’ The Street

Mary Austin Speaker Visitation | The Falling-Down Dance

Rebecca Lilly Closet Play

Lidia Kosk (translated by Danuta Kosk-Kosicka) W Ciemnych Grzywach Koni (In the Horses’ Dark Manes)

Moshe Dor (translated by Barbara Goldberg and Moshe Dor) The Nun Called Cyclamen | Stone

Hilary Jacqmin The Trial

Sidney Wade, Samantha Grenrock, Paulette Guerin, Kristen Herrera, Gentris Jointe, Erin Jones, Ashley Keyser, Brian Malatesta, Elaina Mercatoris, Sarah Grigg Rolph, Walter Smelt, Tara Tatum, Ashley Tisdale 13 Ways of Looking at Weng Wei