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Two Poems by Caitlin Dwyer

Assisted Self-Immolation Your voice over the phone Recorded, no fresh meat to it Smells stale, like cigarette ash On paper dolls I used to pin Pinks and silks, big hats Paper hooks that slipped off the shoulders All dressing andmore…

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Two Poems by John Hogan

SELF-PORTRAIT AS HORSE THIEF Loafed too long. Became what I despised. Was meant to be the hobble, to canter to her stride. Like West Texas teardrops, the patterns of her coat dust my mind— I rope what I’m given tomore…

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Four Poems by Marcus Slease

Deliberate Bardo My creature is filled with creatures. Too hasty. Too greedy to sit still. A girl with tiny stars down her spine. I lost a stone and went from this to this. We are walking uphill with a flashlight.more…

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Three Poems by D.W. Lichtenberg

TESS’ ROOM I had a dream I was in Tess’ room. She had even more sticky notes on her walls than I do. I am reading one of them. It says, That was one of those moments where you admittedmore…

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A Poem by Anne Marie Rooney & Ben Pelhan

What the Sky Was Doing Not much to speak of. There was light Blue and lighter blue. A bird. Three telephone poles doing something truly horrible. The bird sneezed and a fourth was born. So this is how things getmore…

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InDefinite Podcast ep. #48: Karolina Waclawiak reads from “How to Get Into the Twin Palms”

Listen: Karolina Waclawiak reads from How to Get Into the Twin Palms Karolina Waclawiak is a graduate of the MFA Fiction program at Columbia University and received her BFA in Screenwriting from USC in 2002. She is currently the deputymore…

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Three Poems by Rebecca Porte

You claim some golden age is upon us When you need me most, I am quicksilver, mad as a hatter, falling with the Perseids. We enter the hungry atmosphere of the planet, so many white scars of evening, pass throughmore…

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Two Poems by Matthew Guenette

Televised Sport You’re standing at a dark podium. The auditorium (more like a stadium) is packed. There’s a book light but its switches are twitchy as flies. All you get are blue wisps of smoke and a stuttering glow. Yourmore…

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A Poem by Amber Tamblyn

HEAD LOCK HEART CHOKE For H.L. Let’s pretend we’ve fidgeted with the water to Wormwood ratio of our bodily fluids and now our eyes are foggy old-fashioned quilts. We are patched up blathering coo talk, saying things like: “Trust me,more…

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Two Poems by Sampson Starkweather

from La La La who knew something so broken could keep breaking is it impetus or impotence of dreams see I’m a star collapsing a new degree of black I think I left the burner on I admit it Imore…

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Two Poems by Anne Cecelia Holmes

In Our Heads I Place a Bet Getting older is how I think about you when I stop thinking about myself. When you drag out the snow plow there’s a glint all around like maybe you’ve stopped moving, maybe it’smore…

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Three Poems by Gregory Lawless

You commission someone to paint a picture of
the worst thing you’ve ever done.

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