Current Issue

Winter & Spring 2021

Volume 15 Number 2

CONTENTS

POETRY

ALFREDO AGUILAR

Agua Caliente Springs

Litany

HANNAH VANDERHART

My Love Snakes the Shower Drain to Keep My Feet from Standing Water

JENNY MOLBERG

Late to the Party

CRAIG VAN ROOYEN

Things You Can Hear in the Dark

ELLEN HAGAN

To the hawk that circled J. Hood Park—

To the sleeping woman in Cindy’s bakery on the corner of Saint Nicholas & 179th St.

NATHAN McCLAIN

The World is Full

HOA NGUYEN

Why This Haunted Middle and Door Hung with Haunted Girl Bones

CECILY PARKS

A Private Well

Collected Typos

JOHN ALLEN TAYLOR

Already

CARRIE FOUNTAIN

Nothing Is Holy

Lullaby After Bedtime

DAVID MOOLTEN

Orion

LUIZA FLYNN-GOODLETT

Genealogy

SARA RYAN

Nesting Material

T. DALLAS SAYLOR

Float

ANGIE SIJUN LOU

Happiness, I, Thou, You, Me.

KEITH TAYLOR

Going In

ANNA V. Q. ROSS

What Is the Poem

DUSTIN PEARSON

Watching My Brother Sleep in Hell, a Memory Reminds Me This Too Is Bonding

Pain on a Soft Surface

MINNIE BRUCE PRATT

Cedar, Arbor Vitae

The Ledge

LUTHER HUGHES

Inside the River, I Covet

DAVID KRUGER

Killer Sonnet

DAN CHU

Night Dive

RON RIEKKI

Five Myths about the Saami People

GREG WRENN

Ode without Coordinates

Childlessness

TIANA NOBILE

Harlow’s Monkey

EMMY NEWMAN

In Smaller Nights

JOE WILKINS

The Bridge

This Is a Map

KUNJANA PARASHAR

It Is Allergy Season and God Has Harrumphed a Giant Cough Upon Us

On Smelling

BLANCA VARELA
(trans. Lisa Allen Ortiz & Sara Daniele Rivera)

Two Poems

ALYSSA OGI

Three Denials at Sanjusangendo

Birthrights

JEFF KNORR

Sometimes You’re Still in the House

WILLIAM ARCHILA

Because the Trees Are Disappearing

Civil Engineering

KAMILAH AISHA MOON

African Americans in Slavery, Photographs: 1847-1863

HENRIETTA GOODMAN

Mr. No More Cowboy Hat

THOMAS CARRIGAN

Once More the Night Green Lilacs

W. TODD KANEKO

Waiting for Colonoscopy

My Father Writes Poems

RACHAEL INCIARTE

case studies in heartbreak

JANUARY GILL O’NEILL

Mississippi Season

ADA LIMÓN

JULIANA GRAY

A Partial Catalog of Things I Used to Be Able to Do

COLETTE COSNER

No Hands

DEREK SHEFFIELD

Stewards at Work

MICHAEL KLEBER-DIGGS

After they left

Prestidigitation

NATASHA RAO

For a Gray Page

LEE UPTON

After Blogging about Shirley Jackson’s
“The Lottery”

ESSAYS & REVIEWS

SHARA LESSLEY

“Estranged, Changed, Suspended”: My Path to Plath

RAYE HENDRIX

Sound We Can See: What Deafness Can Teach Us About Listening Like a Poem

KATRINA ROBERTS

On Kathryn Neurnberger’s Rue

FEATURES

CROSSINGS

MARIANA SPADA
(trans. Robin Myers)

Five Poems

HOW TO

JAN-HENRY GRAY

Make Do with Leftovers & Lemons

I CALL IT JOY

JAMES MERENDA

ARTWORK

ALISON BREMNER

KATRINA ROBERTS