‘Compassion’ and ‘Urine Season’, two poems by Niina Pollari.
‘Feeling Real’ and ‘I Miss Myself / Shared Oranges’ by poet and filmmaker Edmund Hardy.
‘we welcome the applicant.’ Two poems by Radna Fabias translated by David Colmer.
‘eczematic lichens terraform his / face. elite spaces swallow you.’
‘We could live in the cities of / A very normal family like I like / writing copy for it.’
Three poems by fred spoliar.
An elegy by Nick Laird for his father, Alastair Laird, who died this year of Covid-19.
THE STARS OF THE FAST & FURIOUS FRANCHISE HAVE A CLAUSE IN THEIR CONTRACTS THAT SAYS THEY CAN NEVER LOSE A FIGHT
‘Another spring, another sequel.’
A poem by Sasha Debevec-McKenney.
How Prayer Works
‘My brother and I hurried through sloppy postures of praise, quiet as the light pooling around us.’
A new poem by Kaveh Akbar.
‘When you wake up, / you will remember nothing of this.’
‘Curses’, ‘Familiar Ground’ and ‘Lions’ by Rae Armantrout.
Poetry from Tayi Tibble’s new collection Rangikura, available now from Victoria University Press.
Ladies! Be Your Own Grave
‘the slightly annoying and toxic / first green of spring’
A poem by Emily Skillings.