POETRY

ROBIN RICHARDSON | POETRY

2018-10-04T01:26:04+00:00

“You mistook his peace for shyness mistook the blue for pools the eyes for danger because all the other eyes of all the other boys hid hostage narratives”

ROBIN RICHARDSON | POETRY2018-10-04T01:26:04+00:00

RITA MOOKERJEE | POETRY

2018-10-04T01:25:51+00:00

“I was nobody’s angel in the centerfold/too ballet scrawny to have any curves/too darkskinned to light up a room/too short to tower over my haters”

RITA MOOKERJEE | POETRY2018-10-04T01:25:51+00:00

PENELOPE ROMO | POETRY

2018-10-04T01:44:38+00:00

“because i had to, because/there is no room in the anglo o rthography /for an accented o, an ó/who is a mother with an umbilical cord/hanging out loose”

PENELOPE ROMO | POETRY2018-10-04T01:44:38+00:00

HANNAH COHEN | POETRY

2018-10-04T01:03:24+00:00

“my children will begin to understand sometimes Dads are not your real Dads maybe their real Dad is still wandering no change of clothes no cash no comb”

HANNAH COHEN | POETRY2018-10-04T01:03:24+00:00

CATCH BUSINESS | POETRY

2018-10-04T01:01:53+00:00

“i can imagine you imagining me doing that with you like i was imagining in that moment / you never really know what the other person is thinking but i thought if we were off the clock i would try to find a way to kiss you”

CATCH BUSINESS | POETRY2018-10-04T01:01:53+00:00

ALISON KRONSTADT | POETRY

2018-10-04T00:59:26+00:00

“& what should I have grown up to be? She tried. Parted our hair to the side. Let two boys throw love at her one stuck she thought it was a miracle.”

ALISON KRONSTADT | POETRY2018-10-04T00:59:26+00:00

NATALIE E. ILLUM | POETRY

2018-07-30T23:37:35+00:00

“if her allergens would keep to themselves./God forbid you have to be mindful/of dairy or cross contamination./...God forbid you ever worry/about the size and symbols/of a bathroom stall.”

NATALIE E. ILLUM | POETRY2018-07-30T23:37:35+00:00

KAREN AN-HWEI LEE | POETRY

2018-07-30T23:35:12+00:00

“4. “Drink a daily glass of kombucha instead of sweet tea, blue algae, or cola.”/5. “Is kombucha similar to zero-calorie water or rambutan agua fresca?”/6. “You look so young. Do you drink a lot of kombucha or is it the melanin?”’

KAREN AN-HWEI LEE | POETRY2018-07-30T23:35:12+00:00

COLETTE ARRAND | POETRY

2018-07-31T11:38:33+00:00

“When cis men say they worry/about dying in the floodwaters of a former/sheet of ice, I think it must be nice, the privilege/that allows a cis man to worry about drowning…”

COLETTE ARRAND | POETRY2018-07-31T11:38:33+00:00

TEO MUNGARAY | POETRY

2018-06-30T14:20:22+00:00

“funny how death isn’t much on the mind isn’t much a real thing isn’t much a/ concern until your body is a galactic crucible is a pillar of creation for the death-makers”

TEO MUNGARAY | POETRY2018-06-30T14:20:22+00:00

BRANDON MELENDEZ | POETRY

2018-06-30T16:39:59+00:00

“if Rome had fallen here, this desert/would have made it look like the most miraculous/& inviting smoke.” “if Rome had fallen here, this desert/would have made it look like the most miraculous/& inviting smoke.”

BRANDON MELENDEZ | POETRY2018-06-30T16:39:59+00:00

KIMBERLY REYES | POETRY

2018-06-01T15:41:43+00:00

“He grabs and grabs your hand and you keep going, daring and bargaining and begging for grace, trapped in all the muck and fluidity of the in between space.”

KIMBERLY REYES | POETRY2018-06-01T15:41:43+00:00