Four Erasure Poems by Andre Bagoo • Empty Mirror

About About Empty Mirror Get in Touch Support EM Colophon Submit Contributors Empty Mirrora literary magazineEssays On Literature Reviews Poetry Art Interviews More Beat Beat Generation Ted Joans Lives! Fiction Music & Film News On Writing Book Collecting Andre Bagoo TwitterFacebookAbout Andre BagooPoet and writer Andre Bagoo’s essay collection The Undiscovered Country is forthcoming from…

Mesmerizinlgy Sadly Beautiful by Matthew Lippman, reviewed by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro • Empty Mirror

Mesmerizinlgy Sadly Beautiful by Matthew Lippman / Four Way Books / 978-1945588488 / 64 pages / March 2, 2020 The award-winning poet, Matthew Lippman, has won yet another award, this time the Levis Prize—judged by Dorianne Laux—for his sixth collection, Mesmerizinlgy Sadly Beautiful. It’s a rollicking, wistful, and at times frenetic book that explores family life,…

Carlos Moreno, Translator of Agustín Guambo’s Andean Nuclear Spring, Interviewed by Clara B. Jones • Empty Mirror

It is not every day that one reads a poetry collection destined to become a collector’s item. However, the emerging Ecuadorian poet, Agustín Guambo’s, Andean Nuclear Spring, translated by Carlos Moreno (aka Carlos No), subject of the present interview, is such a text. This handsomely-crafted chapbook is issued by Ugly Duckling Presse, a small, non-profit…

Agnes Denes’ Art by John K Grande

Is there truly any art that can surpass the beauty and majestic power of nature itself? Wasn’t it Neil Young who said “Nature is a monument to be preserved,” or words to that effect? The earth is neither object nor subject and we are a part of nature’s flow process. Denaturized, we perceive nature as…

Two poems from Stilled Somewhere Possible by Cheryl Pallant • Empty Mirror

roller / credit: deEnglish Refrains Pine, ginko, and chestnut complement the land     Talk, discussion and argument volunteer time     Ask to establish rank   Squirm Take the first bite     Eliminate the white granules of salt     the iced green tea   Offer a hug as if noting an irresistible sale on t-shirts So pleasant to see you Have a nice day Weather is good But…

Four collages by Kon Markogiannis • Empty Mirror

About About Empty Mirror Get in Touch Support EM Colophon Submit Contributors Empty Mirrora literary magazineEssays On Literature Reviews Poetry Art Interviews More Beat Beat Generation Ted Joans Lives! Fiction Music & Film News On Writing Book Collecting Kon MarkogiannisCollages on old book covers influenced by dadaism, constructivism and surrealism. Kombination 1 Kombination 2 Kombination…