Dense Text I It only looks hard. I could imagine you not jumping; it would look even easier. The edge… Read more “It only looks hard” – Three Poems by Trish Lindsey Jaggers
Category: America Singing
Uncle Walt said “The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem” and we couldn’t agree more. We’re looking for fresh poetic voices that aren’t afraid to tangle with a complicated and ambivalent American history. Verse, blank verse, free verse, no verse…… Send along your poetic Declaration of Independence.
Three Poems by Gary Glauber
Three poems by Gary Glauber.
“House of Pho” and Other Poems by Winston Derden
Poet Winston Derden on the contradictions of America.
Following Langston Hughes’ “Theme for English B” by Reid Mitchell
Reid Mitchell follows Langston Hughes in China.
Poems of Working Life by R.T. Castleberry
R.T. Castleberry explores the pain and beauty of work.
The Second Coming (After Yeats, adapted for 2016) -Jedediah Purdy
Jedediah Purdy writes a poetic-prophecy about a certain rough beast with a ginger bouffant.
A Narrow Trail and Two Other Poems – RT Castleberry
ABOVE THE WINTER ROCK I work in diagonals, in tangents of mud track and Ursa Minor. Trained as… Read more A Narrow Trail and Two Other Poems – RT Castleberry
On the BQE and Another Poem – Adam Breier
On the BQE He accepted deposits of Rolls of pennies From little old ladies Cashed checks In twenties “Please” And… Read more On the BQE and Another Poem – Adam Breier
Poems of the Climate, I (after Eliot’s Waste Land, of course) – Jedediah Purdy
December is the weird-ass month, raising Daffodils from dozing land, mixing Hallmark cards and bafflement, mudding Up our seasons with… Read more Poems of the Climate, I (after Eliot’s Waste Land, of course) – Jedediah Purdy
Desert Explanations, and Other Poems – R.T. Castleberry
DESERT EXPLANATIONS Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim. ― Bertrand Russell… Read more Desert Explanations, and Other Poems – R.T. Castleberry