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Two Poems

Rae Armantrout

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

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Two Poems

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge

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

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Two Poems

James Tate

‘I wanted to go for a walk, but I was afraid / of missing a phone call.’

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Four Poems

Mark Waldron

‘Just look at those nasty trees flaunt / their leaves, each one a tra-la-la.’

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Liz Berry and Mona Arshi In Conversation

Liz Berry & Mona Arshi

‘I longed for poems to meet me in my sorrow and help me know how to live in that new world, how to survive it.’

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Two Poems

Jennifer L. Knox

‘The Tanners are like mushrooms: born with every molecule / they’ll ever need.’

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Two Poems

Jenny George

‘This had happened once before, / when my life first split / into comfort and pain.’

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Two Poems

Joe Dunthorne

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

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Four Poems

Michael Earl Craig

‘Running through the ages from this casual rabbit.’

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Two Poems

Caroline Knox

‘Make way, please, for the / cold blob; not blog, it’s / blob.’

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Two Poems

Yanyi

‘It murmurs beneath the crust of the ground, or a person who serves as the ground you stand on.’

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Two Poems

Rebecca Tamás

‘that huge cobalt industrial complex eye / how can anything be that big’

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Anthony Caleshu

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