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    By Brandon Brown

    I’m sure that most of you are familiar with a few myths of durability which are, finally, fake news. Of course, if you swallow...

    Satanic looking hands giving the heavy metal devil horns sign.
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    By Carmen Giménez Smith

    We are here to say no. This is a statement of utter denouncement of utter refusal of white supremacist redeployment of the treatment of...

    Why you gotta be so extra? meme
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    By Philip Jenks

    Turn one way and it’s all chatter. The chatter is clear, prosaic. Institutions treasure this particular form of language. Monikered as transparency, it reveals less...

    John Wieners, Behind the State Capitol or Cincinnati Pike, cover
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    By Yanara Friedland

    The men that have touched my life often return in ghostly, unannounced measures. They appear after long absences with a note between their beaks....

    Lavinia Schulz
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    By Hai-Dang Phan

    My lover asks for a bedtime poem, and, as with anything she requests when we’re in bed, I’m more than willing to comply. This...

    Unmade bed with shaded window.
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    By Matthew Yeager

    I mean over the course of this short essay to take a summary look at a particular length of poem, which for lack of...

    Amelia Earhart standing in front of her airplane
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    By Harmony Holiday

    If I could figure out why we starved ourselves into a mutually helpless tenderness, the stars would well up and sparkle with the resolve...

    Harmony Holiday with her mother
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    By Robert Fernandez

    Poetry is to life as a lens is to light, or as leaven is to flour; as a lens is to light, so the...

    Detail of abstract painting by Robert Fernandez
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    By Amanda Ackerman

    Hello: dear reader, gentle reader. Are we gentle spirits?

    Homeopathic herbs, tools, and medicines
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    By Dawn Lundy Martin

    The first poem I wrote that let me know that I might be a poet took up the story of Yusef Hawkins, the black...

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