In the alley behind coral reef by Manasi Diwakar
Mango pip, Mia says
but it’s not the right season
my red Cabomba
frosted just last week
Is it a potato?
terrestrials, big brains,… Read More
On the Edge Of Emptiness by Lynn White
I’m standing on the edge,
on the rim
of the perimeter,
on the outside
I’m not sure where I’m looking,
outwards over… Read More
Sestina: Fishing For Freedom by Aruna Gurumurthy
We smelled oodles of freedom
in the burnt leaves and wildflowers beside the lake one autumn afternoon.
With curious minds and fishing gear,… Read More
Cunnilingus by Craig Kurtz
“The learn’d, the wise, the grave, the gay
in its embraces take delight;
‘tho hid, they adore it in the day
and often kneel… Read More
Double Envelopment Poems by Gary Beck
I sit in a building lobby
in midtown Manhattan
looking out the window
watching people flow by,
a continuous spectacle
of diverse humanity,… Read More
Jaws Bit My Sister’s Nose by Camillus John
Jaws bit my sister’s nose.
Has Jaws bit your nose yet?
Maybe that’s your problem, bud.
I was nine and she was six.… Read More
The Unwashed Monologue by Joel Schueler
You can relax.
This isn’t another poem
about love. Nor of pursuits
for that end, nor is it about loveless
that’s… Read More
A Bobcat in the Nearby Woods by John Grey
A bobcat’s more amazing
than the latest General Motors model.
Your feet follow your flashlight
toward those sharp green eyes.
Such a blush… Read More
A Fair Amount of Ghosts by Zach MurphyHe plays the trumpet brilliantly on the corner of Grand and Victoria. He doesn’t look like he’s from this era. He’s impeccably dressed, from his… Read More
Lamplight by John Davis
Me the moth on the opposite side
of glass, flapping wings
you the lamplight never winking
or blinking but holding a long breath.… Read More