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Four Poems

Geoffrey Nutter

Four poems by Geoffrey Nutter.

Genealogy

Kayo Chingonyi

A new poem by Kayo Chingonyi from the forthcoming collection A Blood Condition.

Three poems

Verity Spott

‘I’m better now, & time spreads away / across the flood.’

Three new poems from Verity Spott.

Two Poems

Khairani Barokka

‘a powerful blast ignited in their latest attempt to grow lives in the dirt of your online receipt, human blood carries all kinds of filigreed debris’

from Affiliation

Mira Mattar

‘on our knees in bathrooms internationally / dependent on a disguise of sovereignty’

Two Poems

Wendy Xu

‘Somewhere in America a white boss / in a dandelion dress-shirt is raising / his voice again’

Three Poems

Najwan Darwish

‘I’m not dead yet / so why are the mourners here?’

In Medias Res

Jesse Darling

‘I walk the broken line like I once walked into the bar’

On a Farm near Junction City

Nate Duke

‘broiled thoughts / cool in labor’s mute thrum’

Naming

Jason Allen-Paisant

‘I have started to see that nothing is itself’

Two Poems

Holly Pester

‘Abuse is the conjuring of madness’

Four Poems

Sylvia Legris

‘Carboniferous cockroach. / Gregarious cockroach.’

Two Poems

sam sax

‘grief is an animal. we all know that. but which animal / exactly? what kingdom, what family, is it ever a fish?’

Best Book of 1891: The Birds of Manitoba

Sylvia Legris

‘During the pandemic, birds (along with many insects and wild plants) have landed in my life and poems again.’