Tyrell Collins’ Poetry

Mar 8, 2017 by

  Divine   I stand by the seafront, The sky is— An elastic band of colors. I listen from the Quercus Virginiana[1] The...

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Happy Valentines Day

Feb 14, 2017 by

Wishing all of our readers and writers a wonderful day, full of love in any of its myriad...

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Cheryl Lynn Smart’s Non-Fictio...

Jan 9, 2017 by

Vague Castles   From the pulpit we were told, “A dancing foot and a praying knee don’t belong on the same leg.” We grew older....

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Shelley Tracey’s Poetry

Jan 9, 2017 by

Admission   Approaching you uncertainly, not expecting an admission through a wedge of gates fanged by steel wire.  ...

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Leslie Shimotakahara’s Fiction...

Jan 9, 2017 by

Lab Experiments   The summer of ’94. My first time living away from home. It was going to be, I hoped, my first time for a lot...

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Writing Poetry and Being Human

Dec 20, 2016 by

A COFFEE HOUSE CHAT with Magdalena Wolak. Alex Risen and I are drinking coffee with Magdalena: poet, poetry editor and self-described...

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The Serious Side of Satire

Nov 23, 2016 by

  A COFFEE HOUSE CHAT with Tristan Bradley. Web writer for The Beaverton and contributing author to the forthcoming book...

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Kath Jonathan’s Poetry

Nov 15, 2016 by

Without You   I’ve loved you between these bars for too long. Inside my cheek I’ve scratched a scar for you. Soon I’ll forget...

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Robin Susanto’s Poetry

Nov 10, 2016 by

SONG AND FOG   You told me rain was shelter, the mist on our lashes was stars, love grew on trees, and there was Summer under...

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Hayley Antolos’ Poetry

Nov 7, 2016 by

X   You know how to find them, my involuntary smiles. Tracing routes with your words over maps I keep to myself, somehow still...

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Don O’Cull’s Poetry

Nov 2, 2016 by

Delirium   Our sobriety faded, we kissed under the canopy of loud sad songs, in the saucebox of the bar, between a dim flux of...

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Lauren Suchenski’s Poetr...

Oct 31, 2016 by

I Hate That Trite Resolution   I hate your hand on the trigger pulling these cliches towards us with a firm, magnet grasp I know...

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Daniela Elza’s Poetry

Oct 29, 2016 by

their thin mouths   I slip through time sideways straightening up                   the dark.   a note           a...

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Talk to me #8: David Leach

Sep 9, 2016 by

Where you learned to love. Do we really “learn” to love? It makes love sound like something you teach yourself by watching YouTube,...

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