Beatnik: Collages by Rebeka Elizegi

The series focuses on the Beat Generation as a cultural phenomenon, more specifically in the women poets who participated in the movement and who historically have had less visibility than their male colleagues. It is a tribute to those women poets, who have remained in the shadow in the history of literature. Beatnik is the…

Icarus Regrets Every Tired Muscle

image credit: deAt the base of my spine glows an orange orb, free-floating amidst the Harrington rods and titanium cage. My low spine fused, my narrative nerves pinched and running the length of this mortal cord from sacral to skull. In between The Greenman, Jesus, Carl Jung dive in and out of the pool meeting…

from Evolutions: poems by Cheryl Pallant

discovery heights / credit: deCultivating the Space Between It’s the light in the sky that conjures the eye that transmits the heart that foots the thrill where humanity thrives. It’s the glow in the go that propels the walk that treads the start that upends despair where lavender grows. It’s the reminder not the remainder,…

Two poems by john sweet

image credit: emexcavation 1 came out of the dentist’s office and i’d lost the poem, half my mouth numb, the other half filled with the taste of stale metal had the bill in my hand less than a quarter tank of gas fell to my knees at the edge of the parking lot and started…

Scylla – Buku Sarkar

Photo by Adro RockerCentral Park in spring was magical. Leaves began to reappear on bare trees; the sun rose earlier—soft and shy—just waking up after winter, turning everything into a warm amber. It all looked new; even the benches glowed in a different kind of radiance. As the days grew longer, so did my walks…

Two poems by Alina Stefanescu

image credit: emWhat I Sought in Bucharest, Summer of 1990 I came to talk Plotinus, Ceausescu, revolution, was given Cioran and everything, everything happened in the cradle of that language where I first heard love you, soft cadences of kisses, a mother tongue. Any fruit promised a taste of marvel, of wine or blood who…

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