“You say you don’t understand Dylan Thomas? Yes, but your ganglion does, and your secret wits, and all your unborn children.”
- Ray Bradbury
“He upturned the blank-faced box / and dumped out the wooden chunks, assuming / he’d piece the meaning together as he went.” A new poem by Tracey S. Rosenberg.
“Rambler in the carport / Three-bedroom ranch / chain-link fence; / Mom’s Kenmore kitchen, / Dad on the road.” A poem by James Daubs.
“I packed while he was at work. / Nine rooms to sort through. Not much fit in my two room apartment.” A new poem by Wendy Scott.
“I ignore you because I am eating breakfast. / You are sleeping in my house. I do not see / your perfect tail, your round body or my cat” A new poem by Alessandra Simmons.
“while you’re digging postholes / till your back gives out or listening / to the winds carve their signatures / in the marrow be thankful they say” A new poem by Taylor Collier.
“I always wanted to be honest, / have him hear from me about / my interactions with men:” A new poem by Kevin Brown.
“Bed (both n. and v.): / it waits in your apartment, / soft like scrambled eggs.” New poetry by Sara Bickley.
“My little sister, I can say— / though I lay no claim / having only met her once— / got a tattoo today.” A new poem by Alessandra Simmons.
“I’m sorry I told you I hate your mother / when she kept us from sharing a bed / even after our wedding” A new poem by Taylor Collier.