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Light Filters In: Poems

by Caroline Kaufman & Yelena Bryksenkova

In the vein of poetry collections like Milk and Honey and Adultolescence, this compilation of short, powerful poems from teen Instagram sensation @poeticpoison perfectly captures the human experience. 

In...


Ole Miss Juvenilia

by William Faulkner

Faulkner's prolific publication history began at the age of 16 with poems and sketches for the Ole Miss campus newspaper, The Mississippian. The author continued to contribute to the publication throughout...


Life and Death in a Single Breath - Volume 2

by Robert M Ullrich

Life and Death in a Single Breath, Volume 1 was released in March of 2016. While not widely distributed it received an average of 4.3 in reviews. Volume 2 contains 38 poems and two musings along with several...


Fludde

by Peter Mishler & Dean Young

Selected by Dean Young as winner of the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry, Fludde draws on Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience to critique and dismantle contemporary American values and conditioning:...


Night Became Years

by Jason Stefanik

Night Became Years is poetry in the sauntering tradition of the flâneur. Stefanik loafers his way over sacred geography and explores his own mixed heritage through the lexicon of Elizabethan canting language....


Sôhkêyihta

by Louise Bernice Halfe & David Gaertner

“I build this story like my lair. One willow, / a rib at a time”

— “The Crooked Good”

Since 1990, Sky Dancer Louise Bernice Halfe’s work has stood out as essential testimony to Indigenous experiences...


Stanley’s Girl

by Susan Eisenberg

The fiercely lyrical poetry of Stanley’s Girl is rooted in Susan Eisenberg’s experience as one of the first women to enter the construction industry and from her decades gathering accounts of others to give...


To Fly Again

by Ray Stuart

Ray Stuart was born in Sydney. His poetry has been published widely over south-east Australia, in the Northern Territory and in Friendly Street collections. In 1999, he won the Satura Prize for ‘Duty Call’,...


where it leads

by Judith E.P. Johnson

‘One feels accompanied by the poet in these pages; through gardens, along country roads and city streets, along windswept coastlines and out on the water. You will encounter many invitations to pause, to share...


Tropic of Squalor

by Mary Karr

A new volume of poetry from the New York Times bestselling and esteemed author of The Liar’s Club and Lit.

Long before she earned accolades for her genre-defining memoirs, Mary Karr was winning poetry prizes....


A Time To Shed

by Mandi Roberts

A Time To Shed by Mandi Roberts. Musings of love, loss. hope and eternal optimism.


Axe, Fire, Mule

by C. D. Albin

The collection contains fifty-one poems divided into five sections, each (except the truncated last) containing eleven poems. The first section, Ozark Dark, introduces the rocky landscape and heavy mud of the...


the moon's reminder

by Kevin Gillam

the moon’s reminder explores five realms of ‘m’, from maps to moths. Here are poems where ‘sea is breathing’ and ‘sky bleeds’, where a ‘night for knots’ feels ‘the weight of silence’ –...


Idle Fragments

by Donna Edwards

Though diminished in its composition, sometimes we are just able to glimpse through the chaos of living. To grasp snippets of meaning or fragments of understanding. Across a spectrum from mundane to exhilarating,...


Suicide Notes

by Christopher Brett Bailey

a linguistic kaleidoscope of caustic cartoons,

crackpot prophecies and demented erotica.

a dense, poetic blend of the hallucinogenic

and the hardboiled... dirty jokes, venomous

poetry and tall tales that corkscrew...


Better Than Starbucks May 2018

by Better Than Starbucks

Interview: Rhina P. Espaillat & 5 poems. Poets: Diane Elayne Dees, Laura Hampton, Dan O’Connell, Donald Gasperson, Kaileen Campbell, Joe O'Neill, Meg Smith, Edilson A. Ferreira, Richard Leach, Ray Spitzenberger,...


Lances All Alike

by Suzanne Zelazo

Modernist poet-painters Mina Loy and Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven had many friends in common (including Djuna Barnes and Marcel Duchamp), yet there is no record that the two ever met. Their non-relationship...


Vintage Humour

by Alex Rowell

Abu Nuwas, the pre-eminent bacchic bard of the classical Arabic canon, was loved and reviled in equal measure for his lyrical celebration of Abbasid Baghdad's dissolute nightlife, his cutting satires of religion...


Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl

by Diane Seuss

Diane Seuss’s brilliant follow-up to Four-Legged Girl, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Still life with stack of bills phone cord cig butt and freezer-burned Dreamsicle

Still life with Easter Bunny...


A window on my mind

by Sarah Arenaccio

A woman: a mother, a wife, a daughter and more, who needs words to fix her mind, that could be anybody's.

After Milk and Honey, All The Things I Never Said, The Sun and Her Flowers, The princess saves herself...