Laura Eve Engel’s debut poetry collection, THINGS THAT GO, uses the biblical story to contemplate the act of looking and its ethics in an age of clickable tragedy.
"they say she raised peacocks and grapes against all advice / —women inherit the worst / slices of property"
From Michigan she knows laid off / … she imagines wherever people make appliances / the work breaks their bodies
“When no one comes, / he and I keep vigil / in the treeless night, / sharing a wall he builds / with his voice”
A poet reflects on the language of war and loss on the 73rd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.
Poems by historian Paul Buhle, drawn from interviews with the “Jewish Old Left” in Miami Beach.
A poet reflects on the terror and tenderness of her son's first bath in light of family separations at the border.
My hat bobs gaily on her head, / incarnating her as a Hasidic woman / on the extreme edge / of gender confusion.
New poetry from Julia Knobloch.