October 23rd, 2014


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"The Common Statement" by Jennifer Acker



"Reichelt's Parachute" by Ian Bassingthwaighte

"Clouds" by Antonio Tabucchi (Translated by Martha Cooley and Antonio Romani)

"Stewardship" by Edmund Sandoval

"Dutch Joe" by Terese Svoboda

"Caleta Beach" by Nani Power

"Am I Speaking to Hyman Roth?" by Antonio Monda

"The Dying of the Deads" by Jeff Jackson



"Our Poor Perishable World" by Brian Sholis



"Death of the Farm Family" by Sarah Smarsh

"Talmudic Lesson: God's Smile" by Ilan Stavans

"Stepping Off" by Ralph Sneeden



"Untitled" by Tadeusz Dabrowski

"The Well" by Tadesz Dabrowski

"Untitled" by Tadeusz Dabrowski (All translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones)

"Burden" by James Byrne

"Burial at Shanidar" by Elizabeth Hazen

"Song of Almeria" by John Poch

"Phylum" by Larissa Shmailo

"Heroin Chic" by Gerry Lafemina

"Caged Bird Society" by Gerry Lafemina

"Morning Salutation for Joe Brainard" by  R. Zamora Linmark

"Homeward" by Robert Cording

"Yes or Know?" by Sylvie Durbec

"A Little Man" by Sylvie Durbec (Both translated by Denis Hirson)

"Wordsworth in Poughkeepsie" by Maceo J. Whitaker

"Bratislava" by Mary Jo Salter

"What But Dignity in the Vigil" by Stephen Haven

"Orderly Squads of Flowers in the Chaos of Existence" by Stephen Haven

"Shy Mother" by Jonathan Gerhardson

"Dear 2Pac" by Jonathan Moody

"Hiking South Mountain" by Cynthia Hogue

"Pareidolia" by R. A. Villanueva

"Epithalamion, Memorial Day" by R. A. Villaneuva

"Trouble on the Road Again" by Ishion Hutchinson

"Vers de Societe" by Ishion Hutchinson

"Starving the Mustangs" by Elizabeth Metzger

"Excoriating Ghosts" by Neil Shepard

"The Origamist" by Daniel Tobin


April 7th, 2014


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"The Common Statement" by Jennifer Acker


"Chanel" by Francesca Marciano

"A World of Wonder" by Elvis Bego

"Spindrift" by W. Ross Feeler

"from SANKYA" by Zakhar Prilepin

"Con" by Stephen O'Connor

"The Last Word" by Ariel Dorfman


"Plugs: Five Thoughts on Cady Noland's Stocks" by David Breslin with Lili Holzer-Glier


"Without" by Marisa Silver

"Bud" by Nalini Jones

"In Search of Božena Němcová" by Kelcey Parker


"Your Parents' House" by Zeina Hashem Beck

"Toast" by Manohar Shetty

"Little Chapel" by Richie Hofmann

"The Harbor" by Richie Hofmann

"An Opera with No Libretto" by George Looney

"Folk Magic" by Valerie Duff

"Birds of Rhiannon" by Katherine Robinson

"Jesus and the Herd of Pigs" by Sarah Wells

"Jumping Roofs" by David Livewell

"Erasure" by David Livewell

"The Coondle Elegies" by John Kinsella

"They Had Had It In Mind" by Caroline Knox

"Dissolution (Or, Landscape with Martyr)" by Jaydn DeWald

"Fugue: Two Painters" by Jaydn DeWald

"Henri Provence in Wessex" by Joseph Harrison

"The City" by Bruce Bond

"MR." by Nicholas Wong

"When I Was Straight" by Julie Marie Wade

"When an Old Classmate Learns I Am a Lesbian" by Julie Marie Wade

"Shook Music" by Leslie McGrath

"In Praise of Prey" by Leslie McGrath





November 13th, 2013


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"The Common Statement" by Jennifer Acker


"from Dust" by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

"Mischief" by Megan Staffel

"Blue Mountains" by Jamie Edgecombe

"They Called It Shooting Then" by Tyler Sage

"Meetings" by Helen Hooper

"Freefall in a Shattered Mirror" by Hisham Bustani


"Peaks and Valleys: Klaksvik City Center, Faroe Islands" by Lateral Office with Luis Callejas (Introduction by Scott Geiger)

"The Art Palace of the West" by Esther Bell


"Boys with a Synth" by Benjamin Anastas

"Well-Armed" by Rowan Gerety Moore

"Geology Primer (Forgo, Cape Verde)" by Eleanor Stanford

"Big Not-So-Bad Wolves" by Leigh Newman


"After the USSR (Three Russian Poets)" by Catherine Ciepiela

"The Act of Darkness" by Polina Barskova

"the superior sun will never move" by Anna Glazova

"thread your fingers through whole hinges" by Anna Glazova

"The Zoo" by Maria Stepanova

"Seeing in the Dark" by Ron Welburn

"When You Know a Hard Sky" by Ron Welburn

"Models & Marie Antoinette: Two Escapes" by Maria Terrone

"Alternate Charles Ramsey" by Reginald Dwayne Betts

"The Nature of a Hedge" by Paula Bohince

"Cross-Fertilization" by Jeffrey Harrison

"A Drink of Water" by Jefrey Harrison

"Labyrinth 75" by Oliver de la Paz

"Labyrinth 76" by Oliver de la Paz

"Mayhem" by Brendan Galvin

"Love Poem with Elizabeth Bishop (Great Village, Nova Scotia)" by Denise Duhamel

"Kraft" by L. S. Klatt

"Apple" by L. S. Klatt

"O" by Peter Filkins

"How Strange, How Sweet" by Joshua Mehigan

"Believe It" by Joshua Mehigan

"Arab Springs" by Andrea Scott

"Aphrodite" by David Gavin

"Error Upon Me Proved" by William Wenthe