Poetry

Poetry
The Workers Love Palestine
“WORKERS OF THE WORLD / JOIN THE STRIKE FOR GUARANTEED LIGHT”
Zaina Alsous April 16, 2021
Poetry
Mary
“Lucifer only asked God why did you make me / and God only asked Mary why did you make me
Molly Brodak April 2, 2021
Poetry
Accoutrements
“These gold rings—how many prisoners could be freed for the price of these rings?”
Jackie Wang March 19, 2021
Poetry
Newly Arranged Appetite
“you are laying in the hospital for a week thinking about the various distances of love”
Tongo Eisen-Martin March 5, 2021
Poetry
[I tried early moving]
“These days one holed up inside the other”
Jane Huffman February 19, 2021
Poetry
Path
“asleep I knew precisely where / everything touched everything”
Jay Deshpande February 5, 2021
Poetry
What I Read to the Dead
“It was January 19, 1943. / Will these dates be noted on the margins of history?”
Władysław Szlengel January 19, 2021
Poetry
The Visit
“were it not for the pleasure, / it would have been frightening”
Gerald Stern January 8, 2021
Poetry
Untitled
“In my journey looking for / where Time went, / I spent half of my life.”
Dunya Mikhail December 11, 2020
Poetry
Thank god your horrors outweigh your manners.
“You cannot adequately light a black thought.”
Justin Phillip Reed November 27, 2020
Poetry
Household of Eight
“When it’s night / And they go to bed, / Mother begins / To wish she were dead.”
Avrom Reyzen November 13, 2020
Poetry
Beys
“The history of our houses is a history of dissolution, like vows on Kol Nidre”
Anthony Russell October 30, 2020
Poetry
From “When the World Stopped Touching: Mothers’ Letters Through Pandemic”
“Help, / still something / we refuse we need.”
Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach and Luisa Muradyan October 16, 2020
Poetry
For Louise Glück
A triptych honoring Louise Glück’s Nobel win
Gabrielle Bates October 12, 2020
Poetry
Music Practice
“What could a tongue remember after loss and hunger?”
Valzhyna Mort October 2, 2020
Poetry
Strike
“I want a giant strike, / that extends even to love.”
Gioconda Belli September 18, 2020
Poetry
We went through days . . .
“We went through days as if we went through wind-blown gardens.”
Anna Margolin September 4, 2020
Poetry
The Only Conversation
“look how the tide / lifts the boat by / consoling it”
Ben Purkert August 21, 2020
Poetry
Anniversary
“I keep quiet // but the wind still stumbles through the psalm // we wrote together.”
Carina del Valle Schorske August 7, 2020
Poetry
Invasive Species
“Little song years remastering truth / now begins its own truth”
Carl Phillips July 24, 2020
Poetry
Dybbuk
“They say a dislocated dead soul pumps out curses / like a t-shirt cannon.”
Ruth Madievsky July 10, 2020
Poetry
No Goods, No Managers
“We have a million pens but not a one fucking / works”
Jake Orbison June 26, 2020
Poetry
The Bird of Sorrow
“A bullet passes through my neck / my blood / begins to speak through my feathers”
Garous Abdolmalekian June 12, 2020
Poetry
[unfinished draft]
“when fucking, I frequently mistake cries of pleasure for cries of faith”
Rachel Mennies May 22, 2020
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