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Four Poems

Crispin Best

‘i feel good like a person / holding flowers on a train / feels dumb’

Three Poems

Anthony Anaxagorou

‘we are born / to a siren and the wail of each other’

Two Poems

Heather Christle

‘I am asking in case it happens, / because anything can and even does.’

Quantum Displacement

Nuar Alsadir

‘I don’t want / to be a figure others lean their names into’

Two Poems

Rae Armantrout

‘A glowing purse / that unlatches / with a snap’

Two Poems

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge

‘You divide space you think time occupies, not motion itself.’

Two Poems

Joe Dunthorne

‘I’ve seen it hang in muslin / like a freshly popped-out eye.’

Four Poems

Michael Earl Craig

‘Running through the ages from this casual rabbit.’

Two Poems

Anthony Caleshu

‘Consider the dramatic events that become ordinary people like us.’

Cotton Variation

Cortney Lamar Charleston

‘fibrous little trauma fruit, wan little wound-licker’

Two Poems

Julia Copus

‘The me that was then / follows, watching from the dark / theatre of my skull.’