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Exposure: Rita Feinstein: 05/01/17

 

Who Rest: Suzanne Highland: 05/08/17

 

more poems: ongoing

 

Route: Lizzie Harris: 04/24/17

 

How I Am Doing Now: Mary Ann Honaker: 04/17/17

 

Michael Gregory: Poem for a State Forest: 04/10/17

 

American Pastoral: Virginia Konchan: 04/03/17

 

Nantucket: Jenny Williamson: 03/27/17

 

A Slant of Certain Light: Gina Bernard: 03/20/17

 

The Google Earth Effect: Tanya Grae: 03/13/17

 

Gunk-holing: Candice M. Kelsey: 03/06/17

 

Essay on Early Twenties: Danielle Mitchell: 02/27/17

 

To Being This Human: Leslie Seldin: 02/20/17

 

For Visiting Denver, Returning Home: Amie Zimmerman: 02/13/17

 

Meditation: Shevaun Brannigan: 02/06/17

 

In Each Dream Defeat: Rebecca Givens Rolland: 01/30/17

 

What’s Next: Elizabeth O’Brien: 01/23/17

 

The Oracle of Fallen Baby Teeth: Jennifer Lothrigel: 01/16/17

 

Big Sur: Kirsten Abel: 12/19/16

 

Steps for the Grim Reaper: William C. Blome: 12/12:16

 

Mist: Robin Cedar: 12/05/16

 

gunna: Christine Tierney: 11/28/16

 

This World: Rae Hoffman: 11/21/16

 

Jimmy Walks: James Ardis: 11/14/16

 

Tea: Korey Hurni: 11/07/16

 

a parisian colony on mars: Jack Felice: 10/31/16

 

My Virtual Mistress Paige: Wes Civilz: 10/24/16

 

Alone in Central Kalimdor: Erick Verran: 10/17/16

 

Black Forest: Marit MacArthur: 10/10/16

 

From the Ground Up: Actober Reid: 10/03/16

 

March Journal: Wednesday, March 6, 2013: Don Mager: 09/26/16

 

Way Too Far: Thomas Snarsky: 09/19/16

 

Grooming: Maria Wesserle: 09/12/16

 

From above: María Cristina Hall: 09/05/16

 

sun worship: Devon Balwit: 08/29/16

 

Meditation at Niagara Falls, New York: Joey Nicoletti: 08/22/16

 

aphrodite tells her friend about adonis: Lisa Alden: 08/15/16

 

The Seventh: Lucas Rivera: 08/08/16

 

Do You Want to Go to Havana: Amy Sauber: 08/01/16

 

The Turn of a River Rock: James Cooper: 07/25/16

 

Misses of the Swaying Light Bulb: Haesong Kwon: 07/11/16

 

Every Meal Tastes of Premonition: GennaRose Nethercott: 07/04/16

 

(from) A Paper Likeness: Heidi Reszies: 06/27/16

 

Quarry Pile: Julia Leverone: 06/20/16

 

Aerolite Aerolite: Joseph Harms: 06/13/16

 

Irreducible Minimum: Bruce McRae: 06/06/16

 

Running After a Soccer Ball: Jerome Daly: 05/30/16

 

Dream of My Father’s Shiva, Auschwitz,1942: Lisa Hiton: 05/23/16

 

15th & G: Alyse Knorr: 05/16/16

 

ugly mattress: Zachary M Hodson: 05/09/16

 

Personal Statement (in which I am): Chris Campanioni: 05/02/16

 

lake erie: Sarah Kelly: 04/25/16

 

The Feeling of Yesterday in Today: Carrie Chappell: 04/18/16

 

liminal spaces: Abi Pollokoff: 04/11/16

 

Robert Smithson at the Hotel Tarlabaşı: Derick Mattern: 04/04/16

 

Following Ghosts Through the Yucatán: Lauren Camp: 03/28/16

 

Mineral Mnemonics: Jessica K Baer: 03/21/16

 

Ursa Minor: Zoë Bodzas: 03/14/16

 

The Ladybug at the Drag Show: Lucia LoTempio: 03/07/2016

 

Simultaneous Elegy: Amanda Silberling: 02/29/16

 

Second Planet: Meg Yardley: 02/22/16

 

The Cat Killed Curiosity: Barbara Campbell: 02/15/16

 

Lost Morning Eyes: Judah Levenson: 02/08/16

 

Fantasy while serving rhubarb pie: Rebecca Nelson: 02/01/16

 

Parable: Alana Murphy: 01/25/16

 

Nintendo: Julia Tillinghast: 01/18/16

 

The Words upon the Walk: Ron Singer: 01/11/16

 

The World Unseen: Roy White: 12/28/15

 

The Portrait: Laurie Kolp: 12/21/15

 

Documentary Studies: Erin M. Bertram: 12/14/15

 

What the Purists Prefer: Jessica Fjeld: 11/30/15

 

Bellwether: Graeme Bezanson: 11/23/15

 

The car right through the wall: Luke Degnan: 11/16/15

 

kill. this. witch.: Melissa Parietti: 11/09/15

 

Every Saturday relinquishing freedom: Isabel Sobral Campos: 11/02/15

 

i feel most like myself: Rachel Charlene Lewis: 10/26/15

 

Gemini: Mary Catherine Kinniburgh: 10/19/15

 

Late Bloomer: Gerard Sarnat: 10/12/15

 

The Guy Who Always Called Me Love: Halie Theoharides: 10/05/15

 

Visitation: Hila Ratzabi: 09/28/15

 

Standing Passengers: Chris Campanioni: 09/21/15

 

Earthquake Engineering: Emily Pinkerton: 09/14/15

 

Bagel Angle, a Poem of Dancing: Roy White: 09/07/15

 

Letter to Nathan from a Dream Mall: Kate Garklavs: 08/31/15

 

World Light: Elana Wolff: 08/24/15

 

67°28′S 61°41′E: Dennis Sweeney: 08/17/15

 

Manhattan Ave: Catherine Pond: 08/10/15

 

ritual instructions: Danielle Perry: 08/03/15

 

New Year’s Eve: Vincent Poturica: 07/27/15

 

Rock Salt: Charlotte Seley: 07/20/15

 

Self-Portrait as Bird or Bee: Leslie Shipman: 07/13/15

 

Rob Delaney: James Croal Jackson: 07/06/15

 

Cellar Door: Peter Able: 06/29/15

 

Beginner’s Guide to Incarnation: Maya Owen: 06/22/15

 

There Is A Fire That Never Goes Out: Shane Clements: 06/15/15

 

Two Skies: Gabrielle Faith Williams: 06/08/15

 

Wolves Change Rivers: Rae Hoffman: 06/01/15

 

Push Kick: Yu-Han Chao: 05/25/15

 

Friendly Neighborhood PTO: Xoe Amer: 05/18/15

 

South Africa: Joe Pan: 05/11/15

 

Soon-Soon Monsoon: Justin Grogan: 05/04/15

 

Venus and Organist and Little Dog: Chelsea Harlan: 04/27/15

 

Apple Blossom Song: Will Johnston: 04/20/15

 

A Study of Color: Natalie Cunningham: 04/13/15

 

from The Singing Gerunds: Stephanie Anderson: 04/06/15

 

I recommend talking seductively: Kayla Wheeler: 03/30/15

 

The Way It Was: Lauren Elizabeth Raheja: 03/23/15

 

Abecedarian: Boona Daroom: 03/16/15

 

Fawn: Kristin LaFollette: 03/09/15

 

Markéd: Jeffery Berg: 03/02/15

 

Before Much Ado About Nothing: Sarah Sala: 02/22/15

 

Nothonotus wapiti: Amy Wright: 02/15/15

 

Dear American Lovechild: Robyn Art: 02/08/15

 

I Will Sing the Monster to Sleep: John Bradley: 02/01/15

 

feeling unobservant around a woman: Jonathan Wallin: 01/25/15

 

[180]: Jared Joseph: 01/18/15

 

Decimal Cereus: Joe Milazzo: 01/11/15

 

When We Met During Prohibition: Kathleen Jones: 01/04/15

 

I Climbed on Top of a Viewpoint: Sean Shearer: 12/28/14

 

Body: Stephanie Goehring: 12/21/14

 

when the snakes scattered: a rattling yes: Tony Mancus: 12/14/14

 

Kentdale: Lindsay Macik: 12/07/14

 

You Are in An Avalanche: Dalton Day: 11/30/14

 

The Wages of Life With a Tad of Smoke: Jamison Crabtree: 10/05/14

 

To Leave One Bed Out: Amy Jo Trier-Walker: 09/28/14

 

Beyoncé is Sorry for What She Won’t Feel: Morgan Parker: 09/21/14

 

Desire for an Object Almost Always Implies This: Laura Carter: 09/14/14

 

A Bed of Strangers: Nika Levikov: 09/07/14

 

Small Picture: Hanae Jonas: 07/13/14

 

interloper: Patrick Samuel: 07/06/14

 

Days After: JD Scott: 06/29/14

 

(soured): Alexis Pope: 06/22/14

 

In the Valley of Love and Delight: Susan Grimm: 06/15/14

 

Man Revises Nature: Emily Brandt: 06/08/14

 

pressing spirals: John Mortara: 06/01/14

 

The Scarlet Ibis: Maureen Thorson: 05/18/14

 

Rain Poem: Sarah Certa: 05/11/14

 

Dear brother, from the hospital: Will Mackie-Jenkins: 05/04/14

 

Forget Porn: Meg Thompson: 04/27/14

 

Lizzy Grant’s America: Laura Romeyn: 04/20/14

 

Island: Dean Baltesson: 04/13/14

 

the topography of theological narcissism: Keegan Lester: 04/06/14

 

There is a lot of work: Weston Cutter: 03/30/14

 

Counting Cars: Brian Cordell: 03/23/14

 

Instructions for Flowers: Joshua Ware: 03/16/14

 

Parallax: Penny O. Dartmouth: 03/09/14

 

Cradle Song: Tim Greenup: 03/02/14

 

West Barry Street: Marty McConnell: 02/23/14

 

Resolutions: Siel Ju: 02/16/14

 

Consensus: Eric Kozlik: 02/09/14

 

Let’s Go Swimming: Alex Cuff: 02/02/14

 

For New Manifestations of the Godhead: Matt Broaddus: 01/26/14

 

Man at the End of Something: John Hogan: 01/19/14

 

Palo Verde: Katy Diana: 01/12/14

 

Silent Film: Lauren Rebecca Gay: 01/05/14

 

incentive salience, a system of motivation: Olivia Ayes: 12/29/13

 

Do not yell fire but do embody it: Stephen Morrow: 12/22/13 

 

Red: Maureen Seaton and Neil de la Flor: 12/15/13

 

Arkansas: James Grinwis: 12/08/13

 

The Physician in the Dark: Dustin Junkert: 12/01/13

 

Ocean Park: Katie Herman: 11/24/13

 

Transformations: Camille Guillot: 11/17/13

 

Husk: Noland Bo Chaliha: 11/10/13

 

When we were dogs: Silvia Bonilla: 11/03/13

 

Elsa, One Way To Avoid Date Rape Is: Angela Veronica Wong: 10/27/13

 

My Dark, Semitic Wiles: Nicole Steinberg: 10/20/13

 

Fads: James Eidson: 10/13/13

 

metousiosis: Ryan Boyd: 10/06/13

 

I say erstwhile: Holly Amos: 09/29/13

 

I Know You Speak to Your Sons of Me: Benjamin Clark: 09/22/13

 

True Story: Christopher Cheney: 09/15/13

 

The Psychopathy of Everyday Life: Michael Seth Stewart: 09/08/13

 

Not a Chance Encounter: Glenn Halak: 09/01/13

 

Modernity: Adam Gerard: 08/25/13

 

Exchange: Bernd Sauermann: 08/18/13

 

One Beauty: Michael Schiavo: 08/11/13

 

Jenny: Lindsay Macik: 08/04/13

 

Apt. 7F: Jessica Dyer: 07/28/13

 

Pattern Bluffer: Peter Milne Greiner: 07/21/13

 

The Cellar in Ptuj: Tomaž Šalamun: 07/14/13

 

Recreating a Miraculous Object: Janaka Stucky: 07/07/13

 

Reduced Sentence or Snagglepuss Ponders: Rob MacDonald: 06/30/13

 

Declaration: Jason Ueda: 06/23/13

 

Ambition: Aaron Plasek: 06/16/13

 

Catamount: Uche Ogbuji: 06/09/13

 

from Pink Clouds of the Apocalypse: Justin Marks: 06/02/13

 

Landscape Variations: Adam Chiles: 05/26/13

 

Schooner: Sheila Stewart: 05/19/13

 

West Virginia: Jeffrey Hecker: 05/12/13

 

Reflection on a Visit to the National Gallery: Eldis Sula: 05/05/13

 

Three nightmares and two scenes from life: Elizabeth Gross: 04/28/13

 

It’s Not My Opinion: Robert Cunningham: 04/21/13

 

Inside the Belly: Tom Hunley: 04/14/13

 

reclamation: Mary Humphrey Baldridge: 04/07/13

 

Gypsy Mom: Ellen Elder: 03/31/13

 

Things That Were Thrown Out of My Room: John Findura: 03/24/13

 

Mount Rushmore: Autumn McClintock: 03/17/13

 

Self-Portrait in Her Inherited Wreck: Natalie Eilbert: 03/10/13

 

Chateau Deux Margots: Matthew Gasda: 03/03/13

 

Katie Condons: Katie Condon: 02/24/13

 

from Panorama-O-Rama: Adam Soldofsky: 02/17/13

 

No Latin Term: Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren: 12/23/12

 

i am dumb with snow: M. G. Martin: 12/16/12

 

Discount Tire Apocalypse: Jim Redmond: 12/09/12

 

(Betraying Spill-O): Colin Dodds: 12/02/12

 

Pennsylvania Tableau: Jack Snyder: 11/25/12

 

All These New Caves: Jeff Hipsher: 11/18/12

 

Eidolon at Sea at Dawn: Daniel D’Angelo: 11/11/12

 

This is a Rat Trap: Meg McKeon: 11/04/12

 

tears: Devi Acharya: 10/28/12

 

The Lumpenpoemletariat: Darcie Dennigan: 10/21/12

 

Captains Log: Rest in Peaches: Mel Coyle: 10/14/12

 

Rescue: Jessica Bixel: 10/07/12

 

Week 36 (Figure): B.K. Fischer: 09/30/12

 

Mountain Man: Matt Hart: 09/23/12

 

The Ache Poem: Julia Cohen: 09/16/12

 

Nightfall: R.D. Parker: 09/09/12

 

Lo: Elana Wolff: 09/02/12

 

It’s All Been Done Before: Elizabeth O’Brien: 08/26/12

 

Committee Regarding Debriefing Kin: W.M. Lobko: 08/19/12

 

Scare The Information Through Direct: Mike Young: 08/12/12

 

Kitchen Table, Simply Set: Aubrey Lenahan: 08/05/12

 

Dirt Bikes: Donald Illich: 07/29/12

 

The Auditions: Sarah Green: 07/22/12

 

Got a Minute?: Justin Davis: 07/15/12

 

Journal Notes—Reality: Morgan Harlow: 07/08/12

 

Desafiar: Danniel Schoonebeek: 07/01/12

 

Sonar: Gregg Murray: 06/24/12

 

At night, by marriage:: Lisa Ciccarello: 06/17/12

 

from A Home Big Enough for Remembering: Kiely Sweatt: 06/10/12

 

from Dear Mark: Martin Rock: 06/04/12

 

In Vain: Kateri Lanthier: 05/27/12

 

from The Bird in Guernica: Chris Tonelli: 05/20/12

 

the soul does not prevent: Dan Chelotti: 05/13/12

 

Good Morning!: Hugh Behm-Steinberg: 05/06/12

 

Winter Sequence: Mariel Glass: 04/29/12

 

Evolution: Tad Richards: 04/22/12

 

Everything Is Teetering: Drew Scott Swenhaugen: 04/15/12

 

How To Make Friends: Daniel Hales: 04/08/12

 

Poem For the Relief of Fallen Women: Gregory Crosby: 04/01/12

 

Flushing Meadows: Dale Lunan: 03/25/12

 

from statues with interior arms: j/j hastain: 03/18/12

 

The Lake Dwellers: Josh Bauer: 03/11/12

 

Driving into the Lilacs: Courtney Kampa: 03/04/12

 

If you were sideways: Sarah Edwards: 02/26/12

 

of Lemon Rinds: Nina Buck: 02/19/12

 

Lake Monster: Joshua Schneider: 02/12/12

 

The Polo Lesson: James Grinwis: 02/05/12

 

Poem: Ana Božičević: 01/29/12

 

Tetris Logic: C.S. Ward: 01/22/12

 

A Cyborg Lover Would Be More Dependable: Ellen Welcker: 01/15/12

 

Her Art: Alex Chambers: 01/08/12

 

En Vogue: A Relief: Amy King: 01/01/12

 

Travel light: Justin Uliano: 12/25/11

 

Moonrising: Samuel Piccone: 12/18/11

 

Colleen: Alison Strub: 12/11/11

 

Humid: Jarrod Annis: 12/04/11

 

The Work: Alex Rieser: 11/27/11

 

A Climate of Temperatures: Peggy Aylsworth: 11/20/11

 

American Superlative: Scott Abels: 11/13/11

 

More of the Same: Daniel Payne: 11/06/11

 

The ignored trapeze: MC Hyland: 10/30/11

 

Everything happens at once: Elias Simpson: 10/23/11

 

Here to There: Elizabeth Clark Wessel: 10/16/11

 

The Old Dog’s Lament: Bertha Rogers: 10/09/11

 

Cabin History: Garth Graeper: 10/02/11

 

Untitled (Another poem about dreams): Monica Wendel: 09/25/11

 

Arise, Dissembler: Curtis Perdue: 09/18/11

 

Codicil of the Arrogant Man: Ezra Dan Feldman: 09/11/11

 

Finding Yourself: Yvette Johnson: 09/04/11

 

Words for Snow: Bret Shepard: 08/28/11

 

Mascot: Noah Falck: 08/21/11

 

The Humanist: Matthew Gasda: 08/14/11

 

Here is Arty Veronica: Anthony Madrid: 08/07/11

 

“Me, Brighid!”: Lindsay Reid: 07/31/11

 

Feast Of Healing: Whit Griffin: 07/24/11

 

Written on Water: William Cordeiro: 07/17/11

 

The Legendary Hat Story: Ryan Collins: 07/10/11

 

Elvis: Nin Andrews: 07/03/11

 

Interview: Dan Rosenberg: 06/26/11

 

from Totem: Brian Foley: 06/19/11

 

Coming To in a Grove of Antlers: Nolan Chessman: 06/12/11

 

Where Dying Engines Bled: Jacob Mays: 06/05/11

 

Event: C.S. Carrier: 05/29/11

 

Pass: Camilo Roldan: 05/22/11

 

They’ve Skinned the Dead: Jesse Goolsby: 05/15/11

 

Traveler’s Lament: Malka Older: 05/08/11

 

i think about all laws i can violate: Adam Moorad: 05/01/11

 

from I Live Here Now: Jackie Clark: 04/24/11

 

Blobfish: Kate Schapira: 04/17/11

 

Good Baptist Boy: Michael Van Dyke: 04/10/11

 

Long Island Goodnight: Christopher Keller: 04/03/11

 

Valentine Graph: Terry Wright: 03/27/11

 

Folio #25 – Symphonic and dreamlike: Anne Gorrick: 03/20/11

 

every time i hear the word ‘combo’: James Schiller: 03/13/11

 

Morning Exercises: Christopher Phelps: 03/06/11

 

Don’t you think it would be smart if: Matt Mauch: 02/27/11

 

Post Hoc: Amy Lawless: 02/20/11

 

Rapture: Beau Boudreaux: 02/13/11

 

You do not need to fear the heat: Rick Kempa: 02/06/11

 

New Year: Brad Liening: 01/30/11

 

2 O’Clock in the Morning, Martha’s Vineyard: Kirby Wright: 01/23/11

 

Ruben and the Radio: John Glass: 01/16/11

 

Childhood: Paul Hostovsky: 01/09/11

 

Prayer to Ruth Stone: Kelly Cockerham: 01/02/11

 

If Only to Wake When Night: Alexis Orgera: 12/26/10

 

An Expanse of Open or Cleared Ground: Lauren Nicole Nixon: 12/19/10

 

No cracked earth: Caroline Klocksiem: 12/12/10

 

Love Song for the Woman: Kosrof Chantikian: 12/05/10

 

Practical Joke on My Younger Sister: Kristina Browder: 11/28/10

 

Who are you?: Marian Brown St Onge: 11/21/10

 

Spinoza, Irene, Lenses: Barbara Lefcowitz: 11/14/10

 

Mrs. Carty: Tony Reevy: 11/7/10

 

Developments: Lauren Camp: 10/31/10

 

reset: Jeffrey Allen: 10/24/10

 

If You Brush Your Teeth: Ricky Garni: 10/17/10

 

Some Notes Beginning With Winter: John Sibley Williams: 10/10/10

 

Little Creatures: William Emery: 10/03/10

 

Sounds like leaving: Sarah Fitzpatrick Comito: 09/26/10

 

Deep Sea Route 66: Casey FitzSimons: 09/19/10

 

Mike: Sherry O’Keefe: 09/12/10

 

Nationwide Hankering on a Saturday in Fall: William Aarnes: 09/5/10

 

Bob The Goldfish: Garth Pavell: 08/29/10

 

@ AWP: Russell Jaffe: 08/22/10

 

Born in the USA (1984): MacAdam Smith: 08/15/10

 

A Moving Vehicle: Kathleen Kirk: 08/08/10

 

January (or Winter Bird Dream): Millie Falcaro: 08/01/10

 

Postcard: Daniel Marsteller: 07/25/10

 

Cemetery Cars: Matt Marinovich: 07/18/10

 

Upon a Line by Michael Cunningham: Doug Paul Case: 07/11/10

 

Epiphenomenal Epithalamium: Michael Leong: 07/04/10

 

Chautauqua: Nights On The Beach: Lee Boyle: 06/27/10

 

Bradley Peebles was absent: Matthew Vermillion: 06/20/10

 

Can’t we put them all there: Sarah Sloat: 06/13/10

 

Why I Write in My Diary Every Day: Gregory Lawless: 06/06/10

 

Keep: Carolyn Zaikowski: 05/30/10

 

Bones: Athena Pangikas-Miller: 05/23/10

 

In life there’s an opportunity to count: Travis Cebula: 05/16/10

 

Is Vanishing: Andrew Terhune: 05/09/10

 

Bitter Almonds: Ana Garza G’z: 05/02/10

 

At Año Nuevo State Park: Masin Persina: 04/25/10

 

Orphan anvils: Christine Klocek-Lim: 04/18/10

 

I pray you, mar no more trees: Megan Ronan: 04/11/10

 

What the heart is: Anne Marie Rooney: 04/04/10

 

Gaffled at the Apple Store: Francis Raven: 03/28/10

 

Subject: There Will Always Be a Moment: Samuel Wharton: 03/21/10

 

Walking Down This Hall: Lee Stern: 03/14/10

 

 

Cleaning the Buick: Larry Blazek: 02/28/10

 

The ABC’s of Loss: Peter Schwartz: 02/21/10

 

S is for Schwa: Craig Foltz: 02/14/10

 

Beard Weaned: Jay Snodgrass: 02/07/10

 

The Existing Situation as it Presently Exists: Nate Pritts: 01/31/10

 

Craigville Leadership Council: Gerald Yelle: 01/24/10

 

After illusion: Karen Neuberg: 01/17/10

 

Agni: Priyadarshi Patnaik: 01/10/10

 

Why He Got Divorced Again: Mark Jackley 01/03/10

 

To Eat a Doughnut in the Dark, Alone: Heather McNaugher: 12/27/09

 

You’re It, Tag: Stephen Danos: 12/20/09

 

too ra loo ra: Ron Green: 12/13/09

 

A Brown Trout: Chris Caldemeyer: 12/06/09

 

Quotidian: Nancy Devine: 11/29/09

 

Bedroom Anthropologist: Tom McCauley: 11/22/09

 

With Shut Eyes: Rob Schlegel: 11/15/09