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Like James Dean Sippin Arnold Palmers
Poetry

Like James Dean Sippin Arnold Palmers

"My daddy played / professionally—green-collar / memories of electric-cart pony rides / and sand-trap kiddie pools." A new poem by Ryan Frisinger.
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Punchlist, Week of 9/15/14
Punchlist

Punchlist, Week of 9/15/14

"I'm boycotting NFL football. And since I don't care much for college football, that means I'm going cold turkey." Ken Honeywell on what to do with all that extra time.
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Kiss Me

Kiss Me

"Kiss me on the head, kiss me on the cheeks / kiss me on the nose, I am sweetened / enough tonight." A new poem by Emily Yoon.
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Mellow My Mind
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Mellow My Mind

"Life might leave a mark, but music is always medicinal." Sean Murphy with The Story of that Song, Neil Young's "Mellow My Mind."
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Shitty Dreams at a Hills O' Brown County Rental Cabin
Poetry

Shitty Dreams at a Hills O’ Brown County Rental Cabin

"during her surgery / I toured the apartment building / where I spent my first five years." A new poem by Dan Grossman.
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5 Anagram Tankas
Poetry

5 Anagram Tankas

Five Anagram Tankas by poet Diana Smith Bolton.
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The Saboteur’s Gambit

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The NFL Stinks from the Head

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