‘the widening gap / between two kinds of life: the one lived and the one / remembered.’
Two poems by Maya C. Popa.
‘it’s wrong / to let delicacies, even when suspect, go untried’
A poem by Natalie Shapero.
‘What’s your policy on fog? When it gets in bed with you, who’s on top?’
Poetry by Bob Hicok.
‘The crack / and spit of sickness is everywhere, everyone / is tangled in the mess.’
Poetry by Raymond Antrobus.
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‘like us or not don’t be afraid toss us a follow it counts’
Poetry by Christodoulos Makris.
‘I might as well have not said or done what I said I said or did.’
Poetry by Eva Salzman.
Eclogue of the ‘Big Garden’
‘I will go elsewhere / and remember, recall where / I came from’
A poem by John Kinsella.
Ecstatic Joy and Its Variants
‘surely this is about water jetting from a spring, / a languid rafting with no particular destination’
Poetry by Peter Gizzi.
‘Head up, / head down, it strolled ever so slowly out of the frame / with the suggestion of a limp. Extinct as an umbrella.’
Poetry by Tim Liardet.
Moving Nowhere Here
‘I am afraid to say we are all / progressing or regressing / down a more or less screwy road / found on a very old map / until / we are going Nowhere.’
A poem by Kimberly Campanello.
‘I looked away, ashamed, / then raised my hand / to the hawthorn / and plucked its fruit.’
Poetry by Seán Hewitt.
‘in the animal mirror my incisors / were not fangs but surely / they could still tear / meat’
Two poems by Eleni Sikelianos.
‘I went to Enid’s funeral and there was a mole on the coffin and it seemed / aware of us but unconcerned.’
Two poems by Fee Griffin.