poetry

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 6:00am

Please join us in welcoming Ukrainian poet Serhiy Zhadan to our pages—and look for more of his work forthcoming in our print journal.

All poems translated by Ostap Kin. With an introduction by Polina Barskova.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 6:00am


Julie Marie Wade reads her poem, “When I Was Straight,” from Issue 07.

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 2:35pm

This month we welcome a poet new to our pages: Colin Channer, whose work will also appear in Issue 10 (Fall 2015).

—Mimic

—(from) Fugue in Ten Movements

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 12:12pm


Jeffrey Harrison reads his poem, “A Drink of Water,” from Issue 06.

Photo by Flickr Creative Commons user Eric Bennett

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 6:00am

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Please enjoy five new poems by our contributors.
 

Katherine Robinson

            —Persephone

 

Nathaniel Perry

            —Blank Song of the City Song

 

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 6:00am


Joshua Mehigan reads his poem, “How Strange, How Sweet,” from Issue 06.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 6:00am

Issue 09 is here! Read Margot Douaihy’s and Rowan Ricardo Phillips’s poems “Tiny Sun” and The First Last Light in the Sky,” and pick up a copy of Issue 09 today.
 

The First Last Light in the Sky

That on the silent horizon, something
Not a sunrise rose, half itself and half
The horizon, dragging its bulk, its lights
And salts, from under shifting sheets of sea. . . . [Click here to read on...]

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Friday, April 10, 2015 - 6:00am

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Celebrate Poetry Month with 9 new poems by our contributors!
 

Bruce Bond

           —The Reeds

 

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 6:00am

Brendan Galvin reads his poem, “Mayhem,” from Issue 06.

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Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:00am

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At The Common we’re welcoming spring with new poetry by our contributors.
 

Denise Duhamel

            —Trying on Gender

 

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