Four poems by Geoffrey Nutter.
A new poem by Kayo Chingonyi from the forthcoming collection A Blood Condition.
‘I’m better now, & time spreads away / across the flood.’Three new poems from Verity Spott.
‘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’
‘on our knees in bathrooms internationally / dependent on a disguise of sovereignty’
‘Somewhere in America a white boss / in a dandelion dress-shirt is raising / his voice again’
‘I’m not dead yet / so why are the mourners here?’
‘I walk the broken line like I once walked into the bar’
‘broiled thoughts / cool in labor’s mute thrum’
‘I have started to see that nothing is itself’
‘Abuse is the conjuring of madness’
‘Carboniferous cockroach. / Gregarious cockroach.’
‘grief is an animal. we all know that. but which animal / exactly? what kingdom, what family, is it ever a fish?’
‘During the pandemic, birds (along with many insects and wild plants) have landed in my life and poems again.’
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