Poetry Winner Barbara Black

May 11, 2017 by

microconundrums   unheard music you swallowed a songbird its beak stuck on the same wrong note this is no time for minor...

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Poetry Finalist Sharon Black

May 10, 2017 by

  Painting   We don’t talk about the subject, its tilted head, the fat comma of its body swelling out of the frame. In the...

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Poetry Finalist Angela Stubbs

May 9, 2017 by

  I’m an Expert at Confessions   I’d love to steal one of your brother’s vintage cars and go for a spin. If I said come...

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Poetry Finalist Iris Dunkle

May 8, 2017 by

    Charmian London Meets Harry Houdini   That the heart is not shaped like a trick box though velvet-tongued, though...

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2017 Poetry Contest Shortlist

May 4, 2017 by

  Congratulations to our shortlisted poets! Starting Monday we will publish a finalist a day (in no particular order as we are...

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2017 Poetry Contest Longlist

Apr 24, 2017 by

Congratulations to these talented poets: Erin Armstrong      Sara Backer Rana Bitar               Barbara Black Sharon Black        ...

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From Leslie Shimotakahara’s No...

Apr 10, 2017 by

  After the Bloom   The Desert, 1943   At first, he faded into the mountain’s shadow. Lily’s eyes played tricks on...

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Angela Stubbs’ Poetry

Apr 10, 2017 by

  Feedback of Desire   I want to crack an egg on your ass, fix your chipped nail polish, read those poems you never...

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